This issue of Brush Up on Oral Health offers tips Head Start staff can share with parents about using a pacifier safely and weaning their child from a pacifier.
Responsive Caregiving as an Effective Practice to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
Explore the importance of early relationships in a child’s life and research-based teaching strategies that support them.
Learn teaching practices to help children develop a varied emotional vocabulary and identify feelings in themselves and others. Practice talking with families about children's emotional literacy.
This News You Can Use discusses the importance of relationships and how they support infants' and toddlers' emerging social and emotional development.
This webinar reviews "emotional regulation," how to help children calm down after a strong emotional moment, and strategies teachers can use to help them through those big emotions.
Children learn the social meanings of gender from adults and culture. Beliefs about activities, interests, and behaviors associated with gender are called "gender norms," and gender norms are not exactly the same in every community.
Daily separations and reunions are part of the fabric of relationships. In center-based programs, they provide opportunities to develop a young child's skill at making positive transitions.
Screening for potential developmental delays in children allows for early treatment and supportive services. On the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, Head Start educators and families will find a number of resources on developmental screening tools.
The Sense of Identity and Belonging sub-domain Effective Practice Guide includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.
The Effective Practice Guide for the Emotional Functioning sub-domain includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.