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Feb 22, 2023 1:56:21 PM

Provider's Guide to Universal Pre-K

Public policy
The discussion surrounding universal pre-K has gotten louder over the last decade. With six states currently providing this ...
Feb 17, 2023 5:47:54 PM

How to Use Open-Ended Questions with Preschoolers (with 50+ Examples)

Child development
Imagine one of your preschoolers enjoys playing with a plush dog toy. You ask, “Do you like dogs?” They respond with, “Yes,” and ...
Feb 17, 2023 4:41:32 PM

Running Record Observations in Early Childhood Education

Child development
As an educator, you’re tasked with many responsibilities. The core of early childhood education is to help young children build a ...
Feb 17, 2023 4:01:22 PM

How to Build Confidence and Self-Esteem in Children

Child development
Confidence and self-esteem play an essential role in a child's ability to take on the world bravely. Life can be stressful and ...
Feb 17, 2023 3:33:38 PM

How to Build Resilience in Children

Child development
Today’s lesson: If at first you don’t succeed—try, try again. While this saying might seem like a cliché, the message behind it ...
Feb 17, 2023 2:00:00 PM

DRDP: The Desired Results Developmental Profile

Child development
Early childhood educators and caregivers can use the Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) to observe and assess infants ...
Feb 15, 2023 9:45:22 PM

The Importance of Sensory Development in Early Childhood

Child development
To make sense of the world around them and engage in learning, children gather and process information by using their different ...
Feb 14, 2023 6:18:09 PM

Are Preschool Common Core Standards Right for Your Classroom?

Child development
As children near school age, it’s important for their caregivers and teachers to have a plan in place to ensure that they will be ...
Feb 14, 2023 6:10:12 PM

The Alphabetic Principle: Connecting Sounds to Letters

Child development
Imagine preparing for a cross-country road trip. Your bags are packed, you know your destination, and your car is waiting in the ...
Feb 13, 2023 6:17:32 PM

An Early Childhood Educator’s Guide to Receptive Language

Child development
The first five years of a child’s life are crucial for all developmental areas. One essential developmental skill is receptive ...