Teaching Resources

This month’s selection from the EarlyEdU Alliance® multimedia resources is a spotlight on Positive Behavior Support. 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®.

Culturally Responsive Behavior Supports (Download)

Culturally Responsive Behavior Supports (Download)

Culturally Responsive Behavior Supports

In this 7-minute video, Lillian Durán, PhD discusses factors that create inequities in how schools support social and emotional development in children. Dr. Durán describes how educators can use behavior support strategies in ways that build on the cultural norms and strengths of families and communities.

Creating Supportive Environments (Download)

Creating Supportive Environments (Download)

Creating Supportive Environments

This 6-minute video focuses on preventing challenging behaviors by creating high-quality supportive learning environments. Gail Joseph, PhD describes key strategies including predictable classroom schedules and routines, supporting smooth transitions between classroom activities, planning well-organized and engaging activities for children, stating expectations in advance and providing encouragement.

These video excerpts are available for a short time on this website.
For permanent access or the ability to view more of our resources, please consider joining the EarlyEdU Alliance®.

EarlyEdU Alliance® Highlights Webinar Series

Month Date Link
August NA No Webinar
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
April 4/4/2019 Family Engagement
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

These and additional resources are available on the ECLKC.
For future reference, bookmark these in your browser.

Problem Solving in the Moment 15-minute In-service Suite

Educators can use the problem-solving approach described in this in-service suite to help children resolve social problems as they arise in the moment. Materials for instructors include a presentation, presenter notes, videos, and handouts with tips and learning activities.

These learning modules are highlights of higher education courses from the EarlyEdU Alliance®. Trainers and instructors can use these four modules for professional development or higher education classes. The modules range from one-and-half to three hours long.

Module One

Emotional Literacy

Module Two

Building Skills in Two Languages

Module Three

Using Interactive Media in Early Learning

Module Four

Mindulness: A Resilience Practice

Module Five

Family Engagement

Faculty Finds

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