Teaching Resources

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 (Download)

Early Science Learning (Download)

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 (Download)

Promoting Number Concepts (Download)

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.

Watch the full 40-minute episode on Cultivate Learning's website.

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
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
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.

Real to Reel: Living in Relations

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.

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

Faculty Finds is a fantastic source of information concerning effective preparation of early childhood professionals, providing both content and professional resources. Faculty Finds is created by Camille Catlett, an Advanced Technical Assistance Specialist Emerita at the University of North Carolina's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. This newsletter is distributed six times annually and all resources are free.

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