|Below is a list of early childhood resources and links for early childhood professionals.
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Early Childhood Resources
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Offers information on early childhood education and development, accreditation, public policy, research, professional development and more. Join NAEYC in their commitment to improving the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age 8.
Zero To Three
Find resources for your work with parents of infants/toddlers, infant/toddler development, and public policy designed to improve the lives of our nation's youngest children.
The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
What is the state of child care in our country? What is the highest ranked state child care center? What can child care resource and referral agencies do for parents looking for quality child care centers in their community? The NACCRRA Web site provides answers to these questions and more.
Education Resources Information Center
Using this online library of education research and information, you'll find journal articles, research papers, policy papers, and other education-related resources materials that can support your work in early childhood classrooms.
National Association for Family Child Care
Offers support for family child care providers, accreditation and on-line training, and help for parents in finding high-quality child care for their young children.
North American Reggio Emilia Alliance
Learn more about the Reggio Emilia philosophy and how to implement Reggio strategies into your own program. The Reggio Web site provides a conference calendar, certification process for becoming a teacher certified in Reggio Emilia, and information about arranging visits to Reggio schools.
High/Scope Educational Research Foundation
The High/Scope Foundation offers research, training, curriculum development, assessment materials, and more for early childhood educators. Explore early language and literacy, as well as music and movement teaching strategies and techniques on this site.
National Institute For Early Education Research
Learn about the status of early education, the latest research in the field, legislation, standards and policies.
Early Childhood Research and Practice
Offers information about child development and early education for children ages birth to eight. You'll find information regarding best practice, family involvement, and early education policy.
Scholastic Early Childhood Programs and Resources
Early Childhood at Scholastic Teacher Store
Offers early childhood products for both teachers and young children to meet all your teaching and classroom needs. You'll find picture books, curriculum guides, literacy programs, classroom materials and more!
Scholastic Early Childhood Program
This program contains all you need to develop the early learning skills and experiences necessary for young children's school success. Includes literacy, language, math, and science skill development, as well as programming for emotional and social development.
Discover a creative way to support literacy learning! Book Flix is an online resource that pairs fiction and non-fiction books to support and reinforce early reading skills. Book pairs are offered in Spanish as well as English.
Offers on-line professional development courses in teacher training in enhancing children's literacy learning. Watch teachers work with young children in their classrooms, and listen as experts review and assess their teaching strategies!
Find board books for children ages birth to three, as well as helpful tips and expert advice for parents. How do you talk to a newborn? What are the most effective book sharing strategies? How can you promote your child's language development? It's all here — a great resource for parents of children in your program.
Lee y serás
This early literacy program helps Latino children build their early reading potential. Through curriculum and resource materials, along with local events that involve parents and the community, Lee y serás raises awareness of the importance of early literacy development.
Qubo is a new television network for children ages preschool to eight that supports early literacy and positive values. Qubo broadcasts in both English and Spanish.