This month’s selection from the EarlyEdU Alliance® multimedia resources is a spotlight on Family Engagement. 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®.
Welcoming and Communicating with Families
Lilian Duran, PhD, shares ideas for how educators can partner with families of children who are dual language learners (DLLs). In this 4-minute video, Dr. Duran stresses the importance of communicating effectively with families using skilled interpreters, and helping families feel comfortable in the school environment.
EarlyEdU Alliance® Highlights Webinar Series
|May||5/2/2019||Register Now | 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 calendar has ideas for how families can work together with educators to help their child get ready for kindergarten. Over a 12-month span beginning in August, families can choose from activities they can to do at home, or in partnership with their child’s preschool or future kindergarten teacher.
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