This month’s selection from the EarlyEdU Alliance® multimedia resources is a spotlight on Math and Science. These resources are available to use in your teaching or professional development activities. Access to the complete library is available to EarlyEdU members only. Please consider joining the EarlyEdU Alliance.
Early Science Learning
Young children learn science by exploring the world around them. In this 3-minute video, Ximena Rodriguez, PhD, describes young children’s early engagement in practices of science inquiry.
Promoting Number Concepts
Soleil Boyd, PhD, talks about early development of number concepts from infancy to preschool. In this 12-minute video, Dr. Boyd describes how adults can promote children’s learning about math during everyday activities and routines.
This video is an excerpt from the first season of Cultivate Learning’s Circle Time Magazine, Episode 1: Mathematizing. The broadcast is available in English and Spanish.
EarlyEdU Alliance® Highlights Webinar Series
|December||12/5/2019||Register Now: Deep Dive into EarlyEdU Infant Mental Health Course with Katie Emerson-Hoss, PhD, and Miriam Hirschstein, PhD, and Director of Evaluation, Barnard Center for Infant Mental Health and Development at the University of Washington.|
|November||11/7/2019||Transition to Kindergarten: Implementing Effective Transition Practices from Head Start to the Kindergarten Classroom|
|October||10/3/2019||Practice-Based Coaching, overview and highlights of this new online course|
|September||9/5/2019||Using Peer Learning Groups and Providing Effective Feedback|
|July||7/11/2019||The New EarlyEdU Alliance Media Library
Discover Resources to Support Quality Teaching Practices. Join our library designers for an introduction to the new media library. The resources are vast, but the search is simple. Explore library features that will allow you to find free, relevant materials for your courses, presentations, and professional development.
|June||6/6/2019||Custom Coaching Companion: A Customized Video Uploading and Annotation Tool to Increase and Enhance Coaching|
|May||5/2/2019||Higher Education Teaching Practices: Using video to support learning, connection, and community online|
|March||3/7/2019||Discover Circle Time Magazine Season 2: Positive March 3/7/2019 Behavior Support (PBS)|
|February||2/7/2019||Preschool Development Grant: Resources to Support Early Childhood Systems Work|
Past Highlights Webinar Series
|December||12/6/2018||Learning Languages: Resources to Support Language Development in Young Children|
|November||11/1/2018||Close up on Assessment: Competency based course work to support effective assessment in early care and education|
|October||10/4/2018||Family Engagement Course Overview|
|September||9/6/2018||Resilience and Wellness: Using EarlyEdU courses and modules to support the early care and education workforce|
|August||8/2/2018||EarlyEdU Multimedia Resource Library|
|May||5/3/2018||Culturally Responsive Teaching: Faculty Resources, Reflections, and Redesign|
|April||4/5/2018||Learning Lessons from Utah: Providing Coursework Through PD Systems in Partnership with IHEs|
|March||3/1/2018||Explore the Multimedia Guidebook for Transforming the Early Education Workforce|
|February||2/1/2018||Deep Dive: Child Observation and Assessment|
|November||11/2/2017||EarlyEdU Highlights: Coaching Companion for State Professional Development Systems|
|October||10/5/2017||Discover Coaching Companion|
|August||8/3/2017||Membership, Modules, and More|
|May||5/4/2017||It Takes a Village: A Team Approach to Supporting Online Students|
|April||4/6/2017||CEELOâ€™s Role in Supporting an Extraordinary Professional Workforce for Young Children|
|March||3/2/2017||Explore the Active in Interactive Learning|
|February||2/2/2017||Modules and More|
These and additional resources are available on the ECLKC.
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This 10-minute video describes Living in Relations, a project that investigates scientific reasoning and learning practices in native rural communities in the Midwest. The video includes interviews with experts and community members and examples of preschool children engaged in outdoor science activities.
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