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.
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Learn about intentional, mature, make-believe play, its importance to children's development, and strategies to improve the level of play that children are demonstrating.
This overview of the Preschool Curriculum Consumer Report can help Head Start programs guide decisions about their classroom curricula.
Explore social and emotional curricula research. Review guidance on the implementation of the curricula in preschool classrooms.
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.