The Effective Practice Guides provide information about teaching practices that support children’s development across ELOF domains. See what these practices look like in early learning settings.

News You Can Use: Transitions

Read his issue of the e-newsletter that offers ideas for supporting the many kinds of transitions children and adults experience in Early Head Start.

Transition to Kindergarten

Preschool children make the transition into kindergarten more successfully when their schools and families prepare it together, and when their preschool and kindergarten teachers connect.

Transition to Kindergarten Summit Presentations

Transition to Kindergarten summits offer unique opportunities to gather state and district level leaders in early learning and kindergarten transition. Watch the videos below for examples of a Transition to Kindergarten Summit.

Daily Separations and Reunions

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. 

Content Creation

The Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) strives for consistency and good form. This refers to everything from word usage and preferred terminology to site design. These design choices apply site-wide and have been made to produce a reliable user experience.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

The ways in which search engines rank content change over time. Use the guidelines below to stay on top of search engine optimization (SEO) strategies. Be sure to apply these standards when developing and updating content for the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC).

Taxonomy Metadata

Taxonomy metadata is a resource tagging system allowing users to explore a collection of information by applying multiple filters also known as faceted search. Each resource is tagged or classified with relevant taxonomy metadata, along multiple dimensions. The faceted classification technique enables users to access and order resources in multiple ways through the search interface.