As children play, their brain builds connections that support many skills, including the skill of self-regulation. Learn how you can be the child’s most important teacher and “guide on the side” as they play.
These resources explore how children acquire the skills and behaviors they use to engage in learning, such as self-regulation.
Approaches to learning is one of the five central domains of the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF). Other ELOF domains include social and emotional development; language and literacy; cognition; and perceptual, motor, and physical development.
Infants are born ready to learn. Learn strategies to support babies’ sensory experience of the world around them during their first year of life.
Toddlers learn by following their curiosity. Learn how to support them as they gain new skills and concepts by exploring and experimenting. Discover ways you can guide their learning as they engage with the world.
Learn how to use the 5Rs of Early Learning Leaders to promote creativity in young children and the education staff who nurture their growth and development.
In this Coaching Corner webinar, explore ideas and gather resources on how to enhance creativity for children, coachees, and coaches.
This Teacher Time episode focuses on Approaches to Learning. Learn more about creativity in infants and toddlers and teaching practices that enhance their development.
This webinar explores how home visitors can support families to nurture their child’s curiosity and initiative through play, to create a foundation for lifelong learning.
In this Preschool Approaches to Learning episode, explore how creativity helps children develop analytical thinking, communication, and social skills with peers and adults — skills essential for school readiness.
Explore creativity in this home visiting webinar. Learn how home visitors partner with parents to nurture creative minds, support the development of critical thinking, and foster problem-solving.
Explore how teachers and family child care providers can prepare learning environments and experiences for infants and toddlers that help them develop initiative and curiosity.