Engaging Interactions and Environments

These 15-minute In-service Suites are a professional development resource for staff in busy, active early childhood centers and programs. They are organized around one topic or big idea and address effective teaching and assessment practices.

Let's Talk About Following the Baby

Learn about the importance of following very young children’s leads as they explore their environment. Find out key ways to communicate with infants and toddlers as they learn about their world.

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.