Designing Environments

Learn about features of the physical and social classroom environment that maximize young children's engagement and learning.

Creating a Caring Community

Learn how teachers can create a caring classroom community. Discover ways to model and promote positive social behaviors in the classroom.

Classroom Transitions

Learn ways to help children use positive behaviors during classroom transitions..

Creating Classroom Rules

This in-service suite describes five steps teachers can follow to generate meaningful classroom rules and teach them to children.

A Creative Adventure

Art, music, and drama activities are important endeavors in a young child's development. This 13-minute streaming video encourages Head Start classroom staff, teachers, and parents to employ visual and performing arts techniques to support learning, as well as creative expression. Filmed in classrooms and home-based settings, the video demonstrates activities that allow children to use their imaginations and experience creative adventures.

Exploring the Meaning of Curriculum in the Early Head Start Classroom

The meaning and essential components of curriculum are the focus of this webinar. Early Head Start (EHS) staff may use it to learn how to use intentional application and individualization in the classroom. Speakers also discuss how EHS programs can choose appropriate curriculums that are inclusive of all the children and families they serve.