Explore what the research says about how preschool children develop language and process two or more languages. Learn about strategies and resources for supporting high-quality instructional interactions.
Explore this style guide, which comprises language best practices that are helpful in providing meaningful information to the Spanish-speaking Head Start community.
Explore key pieces of information about a Planned Language Approach, including its purpose, benefits, and where to start.
Use this resource to check whether materials for children and families are culturally and linguistically appropriate.
A Planned Language Approach promotes equity by recognizing children's strengths and building on cultural assets. Explore how early childhood education staff can work to promote equity across roles and settings.
Explore how coaches can support education staff as they use the Planned Language Approach’s Big 5 for ALL language and literacy strategies in their work with children ages birth to 5 and their families.
Learn how to train staff to implement the Making It Work (MIW) process and use the American Indian and Alaska Native-focused in-service suites in this work. Hear successful implementation stories from the field.
Learn how to use the Planned Language Approach (PLA) to promote phonological awareness for children in your program. Explore the research and the development trajectory for these skills in children ages birth to 5.
This webinar offers ways to address health equity through culturally and linguistically responsive practices. Explore these practices in the Health Services section of the Dual Language Learners Program Assessment.
These videos demonstrate cultural practices in tribal early learning settings that support children's development in all Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) domains.