Curriculum Basics

Find resources about how to select and implement a research-based curriculum. Learn  ways teachers, family child care providers, and home visitors can put research-based curriculum and teaching practices to work.

Curriculum Fidelity Resources

Curriculum fidelity refers to how closely programs apply curriculum content and processes as they are designed. Explore this collection of resources to learn more.

Head Start Curriculum Fidelity

Head Start administrators and education staff can review this document to understand and explore curriculum fidelity.

Early Childhood Curriculum Resources

Review key features of early childhood curricula, including scope, sequence, and implementation. Find tips and checklists to ensure alignment with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.

Research-Based Curriculum

A research-based early childhood curriculum is in line with current studies and best practices on how children develop and learn. It is content-rich and focuses on domain-specific, developmentally appropriate content and skills.