Supporting Child Development Services: Curriculum Planning and Curriculum Experiences

Supporting Child Development Services: Curriculum Planning and Curriculum Experiences

Brenda Jones Harden, PhD, Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland, talks about joint planning with parents, using everyday routines for curriculum, and videotaping home visits to review in supervision.

To view the full webcast, go to: Parent–Child Relationships: The Cornerstone to School Readiness in the Home-based Option

Reflection Questions:

  1. Describe how you can enhance your staff’s use of joint planning to engage families in home visits.
  2. How can you support your staff in curriculum planning, using everyday routines and experiences for infants and toddlers?



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