This month’s selection from the EarlyEdU Alliance® multimedia resources is a spotlight on early learning environments. 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®.
Informal Learning Environments
In this 4-minute video, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, PhD, discusses the importance of informal learning environments of home and community. She shares ideas for what families and communities can do to support learning in young children.
Designing Environments: The Fine Motor Area
Educators share ideas for designing the fine motor area of a learning environment. In this video, they emphasize the importance of using materials that are appealing, accessible, and reflect diversity. This 2-minute video is an excerpt from Meaningful Makeover, Family Childcare Edition, a Cultivate Learning production, that focuses on designing physical environments that support children’s learning.
EarlyEdU Alliance® Highlights Webinar Series
|August||8/2/2018||Register for the Webinar: 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||CEELO’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|
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This one-page handout includes a list of key elements to consider when selecting, arranging, and using materials to support children’s learning. This resource is one of many included in the Materials to Support Learning 15-minute In-service Suite. To view the suite, go to: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/video/materials-support-learning.