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.
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.
An organized developmental scope and sequence outlines what the early childhood curriculum focuses on. It also shows how the plans and materials support children at different stages of development.
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.
Learn about the five integral elements that build the Framework for Effective Practice, and apply its resources for all birth to five program options.
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.
This short video explores the impact of adults on the growth and development of infants and very young children.
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.
Excellence in early childhood education (ECE) programs is built on a workforce that promotes continuous program improvement.
Early Head Start (EHS) programs serve infants and toddlers under the age of 3, and pregnant women. EHS programs provide intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and to pregnant women and their families.