Approaches to learning, creative arts, language & communication, literacy, mathematics, science, physical health, and social/emotional development.
An information resource for Head Start and Early Head Start communities, and other early childhood entities. The site contains information on OHS priorities, policies, and programs, and tips and promising practices on early childcare topics including child development, early math, science and literacy, and health.
Is a free, online magazine that gives early childhood educators access to advice, teaching strategies, and appropriate practice guidelines from prominent early-childhood experts, answers to questions about classroom management, behavior issues, developmental expectations and much more.
(FWBC) is an entrepreneur resource center dedicated to assisting women in achieving their dreams by helping them start, grow and run successful businesses. The FWBC's primary focus is to provide training, counselling, mentoring, resources, referrals, and support to women entrepreneurs.
At National Louis University is dedicated to building the leadership capacity of the early childhood workforce. The activities of the McCormick Center encompass four areas: professional development, evaluation, research, and public awareness.
Created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy. A complete section on early childhood topics is available.
Website has an area on-line that contains an archive of selected articles and columns that were published in Young Children or exclusively online. Additionally, on the website, Teaching Young Children (TYC), a magazine for preschool educators, can be found. This is a collection of ready-to-use training outlines that suggest ways to build on the content of articles and implement new strategies in the classroom.
NSDC, provides a number of services and resources to staff developers, school improvement teams, and other educational leaders. Publications include the Journal of Staff Development, the Developer, and the Innovator. In addition to print materials, NSDC also offers video and audio materials and sponsors conferences and workshops on leading school change and improvement.
Has expanded the possibilities for women and girls in this country. We have succeeded in getting new laws on the books and enforced; litigating ground-breaking cases all the way to the Supreme Court, and educating the public about ways to make laws and public policies work for women and their families.
Provides high-quality preK-12 educational resources. Here you'll find classroom materials suitable for a wide range of subjects and grade level, lesson plans, teaching activities, on-demand video assets, and interactive games and simulations. These resources are correlated to state and national educational standards and are tied to PBS' award-winning on-air and online programming like NOVA, Nature, Cyberchase, Between the Lions and more.
Completed its 10-year campaign to advance high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten for all three- and four-year-olds in 2011. Through its successes, Pre-K Now changed the national conversation about pre-k education, and in its final report, challenged the nation’s policy makers to transform public education by moving away from the current K-12 system to pre-K-12.
(PBS) and Supports has been established by the Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education to give schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices.
PPN is a group of individuals and organizations who are dedicated to providing quality evidence-based information about what works to improve the lives of children, families, and communities.
Research on children covers the prenatal period up to age 18 and includes areas such as child health and the role of the family unit, neighborhoods, and communities in influencing child well-being. RAND's family-focused research covers additional topics such as marriage and divorce, senior care, and family finances.
A non-profit alliance of America's leading providers of quality early learning programs. Consortium members operate more than 7,500 licensed centers in every state, caring for and educating over one million children every day across the country. The Early Care and Education Consortium is an advocacy voice for child care providers as policies for child care and early learning develop and change across the country.
A national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.