Review key features of early childhood curricula, including scope, sequence, and implementation. Find tips and checklists to ensure alignment with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.
Research-based curricula for the home-based program option is founded on solid research around parenting concepts, skills, and practices that promote healthy child development. Use this checklist to evaluate your home-based curriculum.
When your program is selecting a home-based curriculum, use this checklist to guide the decision-making process.
Watch this video and explore the importance of a home-based curriculum that promotes the parent’s role as teacher.
Explore the OpenDoors resource, an interactive tool designed for the home-based option. It can help home visitors meet the requirements of the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
A video for the Head Start Program Performance Standards 2017.
Explore these resources to learn more about the HSPPS related to the home-based program option.
Whatever the age of your child, helping him or her learn and grow is a big job. It is an exciting job. It is a hard job. Every mother and father, every family, can use some support. You can get this support from your Head Start home-based program and your home visitor.
Watch this presentation that explores ways to engage families in the home-based program model, building strong relationships between the home visitor and the family. The video benefits home visitors and anyone who supports home visiting programs.
Watch this webinar series and learn how to select and implement appropriate home-based curricula to establish and maintain relationships with families.