Explore how to support education staff in implementing effective, evidence-based teaching practices and creating inclusive environments where every child feels safe and has a sense of belonging.
In this tip sheet, learn about designing classroom and socialization environments for infants and toddlers. Find tips for buildings, facilities, and learning environments. Explore relevant standards and resources.
Selecting a type of feeding chair depends on the program option and children's ages and stages. This tip sheet guides decisions about which feeding chairs to use and how to use them appropriately.
Find out how teachers can promote children’s learning outcomes during routine indoor and outdoor activities.
Learn how music benefits children’s cognitive and social development. Hear strategies for enhancing this development through music.
These 15-minute In-service Suites are a professional development resource for staff in busy, active early childhood centers and programs. They are organized around one topic or big idea and address effective teaching and assessment practices.
This in-service suite introduces the foundation of the Framework for Effective Practice. It focuses on engaging interactions and environments.
The Head Start Center for Inclusion offers a library of visual supports for teachers to use with children in the classroom. Look for illustrations of toys, art materials, daily schedule pictures, problem solving cue cards, and classroom certificates, to name just a few. Each one can be downloaded and printed out for immediate use.
Developing the Tell Me A Story Materials has provided us with many experiences to learn from. The following is an effort to share some of the lessons we have learned from working with early childhood professionals trying to effect positive change in creating a more expressive environment in their classrooms and programs.