Mindfulness: A Resilience Practice

Discover the impact of stress and the way that mindfulness practices can help teachers become more resilient. Try a mindfulness practice with children in your program.

Using Interactive Media in Early Learning

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.

Building Skills in Two Languages

Learn teaching practices to encourage language development in English and home languages for children who are learning more than one language. Practices include having responsive conversations, teaching new vocabulary, and building relationships with parents that support language development.

My Parents, My Teachers

Watch this video that highlights the importance of enriching the everyday experiences of children through reading, communication, and play music from birth. 

Lead and Our Children: The Role of Early Care and Education Programs

Protecting children from exposure to lead is important to lifelong good health. There is no safe level of lead exposure for children. The most important step adults can take is to prevent lead exposure before it occurs. View this webinar to understand the importance of screening and testing children exposed to lead. Find out how to prevent children’s exposure to lead both at home and in the program. Also, learn screening and prevention strategies to implement in your program.