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).
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.
Addressing Challenging Behavior in Challenging Times: Empowering Early Childhood Educators Through Reflective Practice
CIBC empowers early educators to foster engaging and inclusive classrooms that enable young children with challenging behavior, disabilities, and/or other special needs to thrive alongside their peers.
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.