Explore this News You Can Use (NYCU) that provides teachers, home visitors, and family child care providers with strategies that support children’s emerging language and literacy skills.
This series examines teaching, learning, and development topics important to early childhood staff who work directly with infants, toddlers, pregnant women and pregnant people, and their families. Each edition focuses on one particular topic and uses a vignette to describe how home visitors, teachers, family child care providers can use the information in daily practice.
Explore in this News You Can Use how the connections within the brain are created and made strong, the negative impact of chronic stress at an early age, and how caring adults can help even in difficult situations.
In this News You Can Use issue, explore some vignettes about physical development and health as they relate to school readiness goals. Early Head Start staff may use this resource when program planning.
Read these ideas for supporting the many kinds of transitions children and adults experience in Early Head Start.
This News You Can Use discusses the importance of relationships and how they support infants' and toddlers' emerging social and emotional development.
Young children's ability to remember what they see and hear, to relate what they remember to previous experiences, and to use what they know to meet challenges and solve problems are examples of using learning approaches.
Attention, curiosity, and information gathering are important learning approaches for infants and toddlers. These approaches are connected to and support each other around development.
Read the first part of this News You Can Use series on approaches to learning, which describes the domain and highlights the concept of self-regulation.
Infants and toddlers are natural scientists. They are curious and they love to explore and learn. Adults can help infants and toddlers find answers to their questions and discover more about things that interest them. In this News You Can Use, we discuss ways teachers, home visitors, family child care providers, and families can be more intentional in how they support young children’s early science learning—and school readiness.
Explore this News You Can Use where we discuss ways adults can be more intentional in how they support young children’s math learning and school readiness.