Teacher Time Series

Start watching this video series to discover teaching tips and resources to support effective practices in your program.

Framework for Effective Practice

Learn about the five integral elements that build the Framework for Effective Practice, and apply its resources for all birth to five program options.

Putting the Child Back into Teacher-Child Interactions: CLASS as a Data Source

Learn strategies to improve the quality of instructional interactions. These include exploring the connections between Instructional Support (IS), Regard for Student Perspectives (RSP), and Instructional Learning Formats (ILF). Also, find professional development resources to help improve teacher interactions with children.

Bringing Science into the Classroom

Children are born curious about the world around them; they are natural scientists. But for many teachers, understanding how to engage children in scientific inquiry requires more experience and ongoing practice. This webinar focuses on using the scientific method to support children’s cognitive and language development, and discusses how education managers can support teachers to infuse science throughout the day.

Engaging Interactions: Scaffolding Children's Learning

Scaffolding is providing children with just the right level of support to help them successfully complete a task. This webinar shares three main scaffolding strategies. Learn to provide hints, offer a range of answers, and encourage children to use additional resources.

American Indian and Alaska Native Teacher Webinar Series

The American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Teacher Webinar Series shares topics on effective teaching practices. The webinars feature in-service suites that can help teachers and home visitors better understand and identify effective teaching practices. Learn why they're important, what they look like in action, and how to use them in classrooms and during home visits. Each webinar offers practice-based strategies that teachers can use immediately to improve their practice.

Engaging Interactions: Fostering Children's Thinking Skills

Learn how to create classroom environments where children feel safe to explore, experiment, and express their thoughts and ideas. Explore three key strategies you can use to foster children’s thinking: using scientific method, problem-solving, and applying knowledge.