Learn what research has uncovered about the remarkable ways 13- to 24-month-olds think and feel. Discover strategies adults can use to deepen relationships and learning during year two of development.
Learn what research has uncovered about the ways infants think and feel during their first year of life. Discover strategies to deepen relationships and learning during the earliest stage of development.
Learn the science behind early social and emotional development in infants and toddlers. Explore research on how social and emotional development supports learning across the ELOF domains.
Play supports infants’ and toddlers’ development. Learn how to incorporate more playful learning activities into your program. Examine techniques for creating play-friendly environments in centers and at home.
Discover the basics of brain development and how early experiences shape the architecture of a child’s brain. Learn about the importance of back-and-forth interactions and strategies that support this growth.
Learn the developmental reasons why young children behave in ways that are challenging to adults. Discover strategies for addressing these behaviors and how to support infants and toddlers when they exhibit them.
STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics. Explore research on the STEAM-related abilities of young children. Find out how to support infants and toddlers as they build STEAMskills.
Early math skills are essential to children’s school readiness and later learning. Discover ways to support infant and toddler early math skills during everyday routines and learning experiences.
Learn how to integrate the arts into activities that support children's school readiness across the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) domains.
Find out how engaging and responsive learning environments help infants and toddlers achieve school readiness.