Explore this in-service suite to learn how to provide feedback to children that supports them. Teacher feedback can help children’s learning and encourage effort.
Expansions are ways to expand on what a child says or does during a conversation. This in-service suite describes how to use expansions to extend conversations with children to promote their language development.
Learn about features of the physical and social classroom environment that maximize young children's engagement and learning.
Learn how teachers can create a caring classroom community. Discover ways to model and promote positive social behaviors in the classroom.
This in-service suite describes five steps teachers can follow to generate meaningful classroom rules and teach them to children.
This in-service suite explores the importance of teachers’ responding to children’s needs. Discover how teacher awareness helps them notice children’s successes, no matter how small.
This in-service suite describes how teachers can help children better understand what they are learning.
Watch and listen as Angie Godfrey, Office of Head Start, and Dawn Ramsburg, Office of Child Care, explore what quality looks like. Comprehensive services, state and federal regulations, continuity of care, and professional development are all important components.
Learn ways teachers can support children in using thinking skills to gain deeper understandings and acquire new knowledge.
Find out how to make children’s learning meaningful. Also, explore how learning can be relevant in children’s everyday lives.