Interactive Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five
The Head Start Program Performance Standards require grantees to implement program and teaching practices that are aligned with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF).
Hear from an education manager about how she used the Implementation Toolkit with her team. Learn how she used the guides to walk her program through the process of implementing practices that are aligned with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.
With goals and a plan of action in place, the next challenge is to identify ways to measure children’s progress toward meeting goals. Child-level assessment data is collected for individual children by programs using one or more valid and reliable assessment systems. Tools for determining a child’s status and progress include, but are not limited to, direct assessment, structured observations, checklists, staff or parent report measures, and portfolio records or work samples.
Learn how practice-based coaching can help teachers implement curricula the way it was designed to be used and delivered.
Explore one part of the practice-based coaching model, shared goals and action planning.
Discover teaching practices that coaches can share with teachers to promote engineering activities for children.
Learn about ways that coaches help teachers around the teaching of STEAM—science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Learn about social problem-solving. Discover ways that coaches can help teachers assist children through tough social interactions.
Tools for Rules: Using Practice-Based Coaching to Help Teachers Establish and Teach Behavior Expectations
Explore ways that coaches can help teachers establish classroom rules and behavior expectations.