Review the technology component of STEAM. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Find out how to use simple tools to help infants and toddlers learn about cause and effect.
Technology is more than smartphones and computers; it's about designing and using tools. Discover how to help programs understand and support technology learning and exploration with young children.
Use social media to promote your Head Start services, enroll families, and recruit staff. Learn how to develop a social media plan, best practices, and ways to tailor platforms to showcase your program.
Know how to maintain the technology in your program needed to monitor continuous improvement and increase reliance on data collection and analysis.
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Nonprofits often get by with versatile staff members willing to tackle new challenges and a lot of help from reliable volunteers. But sometimes you need a level of expertise or experience only a consultant can offer. This is especially true when dealing with technology and data systems.
This resource provides information about the seven phases of technology planning and how to use technology to further your program mission.
Technology and Information Systems underscore the importance of maintaining a physical infrastructure that supports the increased reliance on data collection and analysis. This refers to the selection and management of appropriate hardware (computers) and software (e.g., Child Plus, PROMIS, Teaching Strategies Gold, etc.) that enable programs to monitor their progress.
Review criteria to select and evaluate interactive media for use with young children in early childhood settings. Learn effective teacher-child interactions that expand children's learning when they are using media.