Explore this brief for ways to use a curriculum’s scope and sequence to plan responsive learning experiences for infants and toddlers and their families.
Head Start programs must ensure teachers and relevant staff provide responsive care, effective teaching, and an organized learning environment. They also must promote children's healthy growth and development in ways that align with school readiness goals.
These episodes focus on implementing curriculum in a responsive infant or toddler learning environment.
Implementing Curriculum in a Responsive Environment, Birth to 5
This podcast focuses on the concept of environmental messages, how the physical environment impacts relationships between children and adults, and offers strategies and suggestions for creating and sustaining environments that convey positive messages.
Find out how environments impact adults and children! In this webisode, Louis Torelli and other experts help us consider environments in our work with infants, young children, and families.
In this News You Can Use, explore ideas about building nurturing environments to support the learning of very young children. This resource will teach home visitors, program staff, caregivers, and other early childhood educators how to create a safe, playful, and welcoming learning environment for infants and toddlers.
Inclusion Planning Checklist: Center-Based Early Care and Education Programs
Interactions with infants and young children are like a dance. Listen as Janet Gonzalez Mena and other experts discuss using back-and-forth exchanges to meet children's individual needs.
Welcome to the Office of Head Start (OHS) Caring Connections podcasts. These podcasts are designed to offer you important tidbits of information that focus on topics relevant to your work with infants, toddlers, and their families.