These DLL Toolkit resources can help program directors and managers better support the learning and development of young children. Program managers and administrators can build systems and develop policies to improve practices across all service delivery areas by identifying and implementing a planned, intentional approach to language use in the classroom.
Read this guide that includes a worksheet designed for Early Head Start and Head Start teams. It helps ensure that their screening process provides the best possible results for all children, including dual language learners (DLLs).
The Head Start ECLKC Professional Development Modules are designed for individual or group professional development activities to help Head Start programs meet the needs of children who are dual language learners and their families.
Head Start’s commitment to providing children with a safe, nurturing, enjoyable and secure learning environment includes an all-inclusive program of services to ensure that children are healthy and ready to learn. The varied services and experiences provided by local programs support the continuum of children’s growth and development. This video takes a look at the importance of understanding the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of hispanic children and the role that parents play. Program staff can use the examples provided in this video as they plan program services.