Teaching Resources

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 (Download)

Welcoming and Communicating with Families (Download)

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.

Families as Lifelong Educators (Download)

Families as Lifelong Educators (Download)

Families as Lifelong Educators

In this 5-minute video, Head Start teachers share how they connect with families and support them in promoting children’s development and learning.

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
May 5/2/2019 Register Now | 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.

Get Ready for Kindergarten: Activity Calendar for Families

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.

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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