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resources for Christian education of children under the age of 6 years

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    Pacific Union Early Childhood Education and Care Resources Preschool-Grade 2
    The Pacific Union Conference Office of Education has developed an Early Childhood Education and Care Division. Website information is specifically targeted for Seventh-day Adventist early childhood programs and professionals. Resources include: Enrichment...

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    The Adventist EDGE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The NAD Southern Union's comprehensive school improvement initiative, Educators Developing Goals of Excellence (EDGE). This website includes resources for administration, early childhood, elementary, secondary, and staff development. Helpful resources also...

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    Adventist Early Childhood Education Preschool-Grade 2
    Should Adventist formal education include pre-schools? The author thoughtfully discusses factors that impact decision making regarding early childhood education in the light of current research, and the Adventist philosophy of education. An overview worth...

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    Adventist Elementary Education - Our Fathers Plan for No Child Left Behind Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This devotional takes a fresh look at what God's plan is for No Child Left Behind in our Adventist Elementary education.

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    Building Enrollment in the Early Childhood Program Preschool-Kindergarten
    Enrollment is the life blood of an early childhood program. These 2012 NAD presentation handouts include a call log for prospective parents, census sheets, classroom evaluation forms, and a parent preschool evaulation form.

  • Cobblestone Publishing Website Preschool-Grade 8
    Cobblestone publishes seven magazines for young readers, ranging from preschool to eighth grade. Topics include science, social studies, California history, geography, African-American history. Links from page to each magazine, order information online. They...

  • Colorado Children's Campaign Preschool-Kindergarten
    Link to early childhood goals, projects and publications in Colorado. The Colorado Children's Campaign was instrumental in creating the Colorado Preschool Program and helping to write a blueprint for Early Childhood Education for Colorado. We will continue...

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    Cooking up a Marketing Plan 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    What better time to attract prospective students than before they are of school age? Schools already have nearly all the necessary facilities, so offering preschool activities, classes, and groups is an excellent low-cost way to attract area families and provide a positive introduction to the school's offerings.

  • Delaware Early Childhood Council Preschool-Kindergarten
    Delaware Early Childhood Council website. Links to staff, services, materials, and more.

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    Early Childhood Education and Care - General Session 0-2 years-Preschool
    This 2018 NAD convention ECEC session involved "brain research and how it relates to the mental and spiritual formation in children." The file is titled Making a Difference - The Brain, Jesus and Early Childhood!

  • Earlychildhood NEWS Preschool-Grade 6
    Earlychildhood NEWS is the online resource for teachers and parents of young children, infants to age 8. Read articles about child development, developmentally appropriate practices, health and safety, behavior and guidance, assessment and much more. Find...

  • Education World Early Childhood Community Preschool-Grade 2
    This community has been created to celebrate and support the creativity and dedication of all those who participate in the education of young children. Teachers, parents, aides, and administrators are encouraged to explore these resources and share your ideas...

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    Growing with Early Childhood Education Kindergarten-Grade 2
    In this TEACH Journal article, the author becomes conscious of the changes that have affected not only early childhood education, but also herself.

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    Growing Your Preschool Program - First Impressions Count! 0-2 years-Preschool
    From the 2018 NAD convention, "this presentation looks at all of the following areas of an ECEC program and how each impacts first impressions: What to ask prespective parents on the telephone, on-line presence, tour of the program and classrooms, curb...

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    Guidance Techniques That Work 0-2 years-Grade 4
    Adapted from a Texas Childcare Quarterly article, this article outlines techniques that help a teacher distract and redirect children so children are more likely to make good decisions about how to act in certain situations.

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    I Am Going to Video You! Behavioural Management in Early Childhood Settings 0-2 years-Grade 3
    This TEACH Journal article lays out excellent discipline strategies for early childhood education teachers.

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    JAE Editorial: Early Childhood Education Preschool-Grade 1
    In this guest editorial, Linda Caviness addresses the importance of focussing on early childhood education. This issue provides information for early childhood educators, while affirming the importance of the mother as the primary educator. Articles include:...

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    Living and Learning Preschool-Grade 2
    Living and Learning is a compilation of worship stories for young children. This devotional contains stories that share lessons about faith, virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, godliness, brotherly kindness, love, and much more. Each short reading...

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    Maximising the Potential of the Third Teacher - Indoor Developmental Play Environments - 3-8 years Preschool-Grade 2
    The educators of Reggio Emilia call the environment the "third teacher" because it "speaks to children about what they can do, how and where they can do it and how they can work together" (Paiman & Terrani, 1998, p.1). They...

  • Mississippi Office of Early Childhood Preschool-Kindergarten
    Mississippi Department of Education early childhood website.

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children Preschool-Grade 2
    The NAEYC promotes excellence in early childhood education, with many resources available from this website, including a discussion forum, conference information, resources for teachers and parents online and in print. The NAEYC publishes the following journals:...

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    Pre-kindy Purposes, Benefits and Strengths - Reflections During Maternity Leave 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "This paper seeks to explore the purpose, benefits and strengths of [preschool] programs by focusing on one teacher’s reflections on her experience teaching in a highly multi-cultural, city ASA primary school’s pre-kindy."

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    Promoting Critical Thinking in Early Childhood - Inquiring Minds Want to Know 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    Lee explains the importance and benefits of understanding how young children develop inquiry skills, and notes that “if we, as educators, can harness the natural curiosity of children, we will help them develop critical thinking skills and facilitate...

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    Read Aloud - Why It Can Change You and Your Classroom 0-2 years-Grade 8
    Reading aloud to your students will change their lives in ways that seem too incredible to be real. Based on Mem Fox’s Reading Magic, this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation challenges teachers to make this part of their classroom routine and...

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    Reflections on a Secure Attachment 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "Relationship provides the grounds for our continued existence. Supportive relationships based on protection and comfort in times of distress provides optimum foundations for individuals to grow and learn. Crucial relationships in early years are usually...

  • Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Preschool-Kindergarten
    "Rhode Island KIDS COUNT is a children's policy and advocacy organization that provides information on child well-being, stimulates dialogue on children's issues, and promotes accountability and action."

  • S & S Worldwide Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Helping people play and learn by offering arts and crafts supplies, craft kits, educational supplies and early childhood, christian activities, games, novelties, therapy and rehab products, and sports, PE, and recreation products.

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    Signed and Sealed, but Not Delivered - A Socio-Political View of the Promises and Trials of Universal Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has prioritized the issue of equal access to education. That priority includes the empowerment of women through girls’ education and gender equality, education in emergencies and post-crisis education,...

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    Sing a Song of Special Days - Using Multiple Intelligences with Mixed-age Grouping Preschool-Grade 2
    Spaulding writes of the benefits of using mixed age grouping to help students develop leadership and empathy for others. Integrating Howard Gardner’s Eight Multiple Intelligences with mixed-age grouping, Spaulding provides practical suggestions for “special...

  • SPARK Preschool-Grade 12
    A research-based program of San Diego State University Research Foundation, "SPARK strives to improve the health of children, adolescents, and adults by disseminating evidence-based Physical Education, After School, Early Childhood, Classroom Activity...

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    STEM for Preschool & Early Childhood Preschool-Grade 1
    View the presentation of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session for "ways to incorporate STEM into your program...see how one educator has effectively integrated STEM into her Early Childhood classroom by purchasing inexpensive STEM materials that...

  • Tennessee TAEYC Preschool-Kindergarten
    "TAEYC exists to provide members with professional development opportunities and to advocate for best practice in the care, development, and education of Tennessee's young children."

  • Texans Care for Children Preschool-Kindergarten
    A nonprofit organization that advocates for children at the government level, mobilizes people to make a difference, and keeps the public informed. Find resources on raising children for parents, caregivers, and early childhood educators.

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    To Be or Not to Be: Adventist Early Childhood Education Preschool-Grade 1
    Christine Gillan answers the frequently asked question, "Are we ignoring Ellen White's counsel in providing early childhood education and day care centers?"

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    Totally Tots Blog Preschool-Grade 3
    While this blog is named to focus on early childhood education, it includes sections that teachers can use for all elementary classrooms. Sign up for an e-mail notice to get weekly ideas, or check out the “Crafty Corner” or “Simply Made”...

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    Transforming Urban Communities One Child at a Time 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    This article describes an innovative approach to early-childhood education using Creation Kids Village as a model (the outreach ministry of the Celebration Adventist Church in Orlando, Florida). In presenting this model, the authors seek “to stimulate...

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    When the Whole World Was Talking - World Forum on Early Care and Education, 2009 0-2 years-Grade 4
    The author reflects on the significance and weight of the conversations held at the Eighth World Forum on Early Care and Education. Children are our future and how they are treated and educated in their early years begins to mark out a path for them.

  • Wisconsin Early Childhood Education Preschool-Kindergarten
    Wisconsin Department of Education early childhood education website with links to belief statements, goals, early childhood programs, guiding practices, kindergarten, children with disabilities, collaborating partners, funding streams, Head Start, professional...

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    Working with Challenging Behaviors in Preschool 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    Read the presentation of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, which identified "typical behaviors of preschool ages based on the work of Dr. Arnold Gesell in order to identify atypical behaviors. Presenter [discussed] several philosophies of behavior...