Scholastic: Early Childhood Today
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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 eight.

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 website 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, including accreditation and online 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 website 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 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, and 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 Learning in The 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!

Reading Club for Pre-Readers
Scholastic Reading Club has ramped up the focus on early childhood reading by expanding the successful preschool book clubs, offering even more age-appropriate titles and special collections for pre-readers.

Preschool Book Fairs
Scholastic Book Fairs offers special Preschool Book Fairs nationwide and a free Kindergarten Readiness Program that offers families free tips and activities to ensure children are prepared for their early school years.

Preschool Classroom Curriculum
Scholastic's "Big Day for Pre-K" program utilizes current research about early learning for preschool classrooms to ensure that children build the academic and social-emotional foundations they need to succeed in kindergarten. The program provides teachers with child-friendly themes and curriculum for the whole school year.

Early Childhood Apps
Scholastic offers engaging early childhood apps emphasizing early reading skills, discovery, learning, and emotional play with popular characters like Clifford the Big Red Dog™, Astroblast!™, and WordGirl™.