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.
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.
Discover strategies to support initiative and independence in preschool-aged children by building on their eagerness to ask questions, play, and learn.
Cognitive self-regulation skills — or executive functioning — are key school readiness skills. Explore the importance of cognitive self-regulation for preschoolers and learn ways to support their development.
Follow along in a discussion on the importance of emotional and behavioral self-regulation for preschoolers.