Learning Experiences

Children learn by doing. Use these resources to find out how children’s learning experiences build on their natural interests and curiosity about the world and lead to learning and development.

News You Can Use: Approaches Toward Learning Part 3—Foundations of School Readiness

Young children's ability to remember what they see and hear, to relate what they remember to previous experiences, and to use what they know to meet challenges and solve problems are examples of using learning approaches. Part 3 of the News You Can Use series on approaches toward learning explores memory, persistence, and problem solving, and provides teachers, home visitors, and family child care providers with ways to help infants and toddlers develop these qualities.

Creativity

The Effective Practice Guide for the Creativity sub-domain includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Initiative and Curiosity

The Initiative and Curiosity sub-domain Effective Practice Guide includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Cognitive Self-Regulation

The Effective Practice Guide for the Cognitive Self-Regulation sub-domain includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Emotional and Behavioral Self-Regulation

The Emotional and Behavioral Self-Regulation sub-domain Effective Practice Guide includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Approaches to Learning

The Approaches to Learning domain includes Effective Practice Guides for each sub-domain. Discover teaching practices that support children’s development in all early learning settings.