These 15-minute In-service Suites focus on strategies for implementing curriculum and effective teaching practices for children birth to age 5 in various learning domains. Use the suites as a professional development resource for staff in busy, active early childhood centers and programs.
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.
Learn about emergent writing and the writing process. Discover ways to support children's emergent writing skills.
This suite highlights the key components of make-believe play. It describes what play looks like for children ages birth to 5 and provides practical ways to support make-believe play for all children.
Learn more about number recognition and subitizing. Discover why this important math competency is the foundation of math learning. Find ways to support number recognition and subitizing for children birth to 5.
Learn how children birth to 5 naturally engage in inquiry, reasoning, and problem-solving every day. Explore ways to help develop children’s science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) skills.
Topic: Teaching Practices
National Centers:Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning
Last Updated: April 27, 2020