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).
“It’s about equity,” says WestEd's Ruth Sebastian. “Giving every student access to rigorous, grade-level content and providing them with the supports they need to be successful.”
Relaunching school this fall demands a reimagining of education to align with the current needs of students, families, and school staff. A new resource offers districts a blueprint.
Our most accessed resources offer educators guidance on a range of topics, including practicing and prioritizing self-care and strategies for trauma-informed distance 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.
Access insights and promising practices for addressing challenging issues in the classroom or systemwide, with an eye toward supporting student motivation and momentum throughout the school year.
Spotlight: A Roundup of WestEd's 2020 Resources Designed to Support Educators During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Check out this selection of resources created in response to changes prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These publications and webinars cover diverse topics of interest to educators at all levels.
Districts and schools are communicating caring and concern, validating the unique and difficult circumstances families currently face, and forging connections between home and school.
In this post, we’ve curated a variety of resources, each designed to assist educators and other practitioners in an aspect of support for the whole child, especially during this pandemic. The resources present strategies to promote trauma-informed practices, resiliency, and family engagement. We also offer insights aimed to help educators re-examine forms of school discipline and tactics used for school safety.