Curriculum Is Delivered Through Relationships

A research-based curriculum aligned with the Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) can support children’s learning. Find out how infants and toddlers learn through play and interacting with caring adults.

Learning Experiences

Children learn by doing. Use these resources to find out how children’s learning experiences build on their natural interests and curiosity about the world and lead to learning and development.

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.