Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development

The Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development domain includes Effective Practices for each sub-domain. In these guides, learn how teaching practices support children’s development in all early learning settings.

PFCE Framework Webinar Series

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.

Effective Practice Guides

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.

Head Start Approach to School Readiness: FAQs

The Head Start Approach to School Readiness means that children are ready for school, families are ready to support their children's learning, and schools are ready for children.