Helping young children learn to manage their emotions and behavior requires training and support. Learn how to help staff understand and address children's behaviors and create supportive learning environments.
Watch this three-part video series to learn about ways staff can improve instructional support and effective teaching practices. Find helpful resources to support this work.
Explore the importance of understanding that all behavior is a form of communication and has meaning. Discover ways to interpret children's behaviors and support their social and emotional development.
View this webinar for Head Start grantees undergoing monitoring visits during the 2019–2020 year. Discover resources grantees can use to help them focus on improving instructional supports for children.
This video provides an overview of the Framework for Effective Practice, or House Framework, as it applies to home-based staff. It describes the five components and how they translate to home-based practices.
Find resources to help education staff implement effective teaching practices, including interactions that facilitate concept development.
Stress can impact the lives of children and adults. Learn how to support education staff as they create a positive climate and respond to challenging behaviors from young children experiencing stress.
The Education Manager Series is a collection of professional development webinars for Head Start and Early Head Start leaders who support teachers, home visitors, coaches, and other education staff.
Explore free mobile tools for home visitors from the Office of Head Start, including ELOF@HOME and Text4HomeVisitors. Discover effective practices and get text messages focusing on home-based topics and resources.
Explore these 15-minute In-service Suites, a professional development resource for busy staff. Find ways to implement curriculum and teaching practices for children birth to age 5 in various learning domains.