This month’s selection from the EarlyEdu Alliance® multimedia resources is a spotlight on executive functioning. These resources are available for you to use in your own teaching or professional development activities. Access to the resources are available to members only. Please consider joining the Early EdU Alliance®.
The Importance of Play
Play is important in helping children develop self-regulation, language, and social interaction. In this 6-minute excerpt Deborah Leong, PhD, discusses dramatic play and ways teachers can promote play with preschool children.
EarlyEdU Alliance® Highlights Webinar Series
|September||9/3||Register here: Early EdU Highlights Webinar|
|August||8/3||Check back to watch video: Membership, Modules, and More|
|May||5/4||It Takes a Village: A Team Approach to Supporting Online Students|
|April||4/6||CEELO’s Role in Supporting an Extraordinary Professional Workforce for Young Children|
|March||3/2||Explore the Active in Interactive Learning|
|February||2/2||Modules and More|
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Building Executive Function Skills in Children and Adults
Research addressing early childhood adverse experiences and early brain development have highlighted the importance of promoting key executive functioning skills—such as memory and attention—to improve children's outcomes. In this 35-minute presentation, Juliet Morrison, PhD, describes definitions and development of executive function, as well as how adults can support children within early learning environments.https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/video/building-executive-function-skills-children-adults
Fostering Connections 15-minute In-service Suite
This in-service suite focuses on ways teachers can build meaningful, positive relationships with preschool children in their classrooms. Materials for instructors include a presentation, presenter notes, videos, and handouts.https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/video/fostering-connections