This month, WestEd highlights resources that help early childhood professionals provide a calm environment where infants, toddlers, and young children can thrive.
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Check out six resources designed to help early childhood professionals promote healthy development and equitable learning for the whole child.
Now available, the newly released PITC Curriculum further enriches learning for infants and toddlers with a planning process based on reflection, observation, and documentation of play and learning that respects each child’s developing abilities, individual strengths and needs, family culture(s), and language(s).
Redesigning the PITC Trainer Institute from in-person to online entailed finding ways to maintain the core principles of relationship-based learning.
Announcing the Virtual Quality Counts California Family Engagement Toolkit for the Early Childhood Workforce
The new toolkit helps the early childhood workforce build strengths-based relationships with the children and families in their care through meaningful engagement.
California’s diversity is one of its greatest assets. The Master Plan for Early Learning and Care ensures families can access early learning and care that fits the unique needs of their children, their financial resources, and working lives.
This month, we are highlighting resources designed to support early childhood practitioners, educators, and families during the pandemic and beyond with dealing with challenging behavior, reaching rural preschoolers, explaining the coronavirus, and more.
This REL West video shares tips for designing interactive read-alouds that support literacy development, extend understanding of language, and build comprehension skills.
This month we are highlighting resources to help you continue schooling this fall with a focus on equity, excellence, and well-being. This selection of resources provides actionable guidance to help you continue to make a positive difference in the lives of children, youth, and adults.
REL West talks with community organizers in rural Nevada about how to ensure kindergarten readiness and how their programming pivoted during the pandemic.