Gross Motor

Learn more about the Gross Motor Sub-Domain Effective Practice Guide. It includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Also, find practices for home visitors.

Fine Motor

Review the Fine Motor Sub-Domain Effective Practice Guide. It includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve.  There are also practices for home visitors.

Framework for Effective Practice

Learn about the five integral elements that build the Framework for Effective Practice, and apply its resources for all birth to five program options.

Introduction

The Effective Practice Guides provide information about teaching practices that support children’s development across ELOF domains. See what these practices look like in early learning settings.

Me and You

This short video explores the impact of adults on the growth and development of infants and very young children.

Early Essentials

The webisodes in this series offer key messages and helpful resources to get staff started with the youngest children and their families. Managers can use Early Essentials to design orientation experiences or staff can participate on their own.

Strengthening Partnerships to Support Babies with Special Needs

View this short animated video to find out about a family’s experience when they learn that their child has a special need. Explore how staff can support and partner with families through this experience. Use this training tool to enable staff sensitivity around this topic.

Professional Development

Excellence in early childhood education (ECE) programs is built on a workforce that promotes continuous program improvement.

Teaching Practices

Effective, nurturing, and responsive teaching practices and interactions are key for all learning in early childhood settings. They foster trust and emotional security; are communication and language rich; and promote critical thinking and problem-solving.