Pacific Union Early Childhood Education and Care Resources
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...
Allergies in the Classroom
"This article briefly discusses five types of allergic reactions, their effect on school performance and behavior, and how the school staff and administration can help the students affected by these problems."
Center for Disease Control & Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead US federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong...
Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Children and Grief
This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention break-out session presented the stages of grief and how children in their various developmental stages relate to it. It educates teachers and parents about the realities and emotions that children are experiencing when there...
Eat To Win games
Games for the whole family or class that promote healthy eating and exercise. These games are aligned with MY PLATE
Important Facts Regarding Immunizations
Patti Herring and Elizabeth Holzhauser report that a dramatic drop in immunization and vaccination rates have experts concerned. Many experts believe that preventable illnesses such as whooping cough (pertussis), measles, diphtheria, tetanus, polio, chicken...
Influenza Information - Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Be prepared by being informed. Learn about the H1N1 and other flu viruses, how to prevent the flu, and what to do if you get sick. Link to specific information for parents, schools, workplace, and adults with specific conditions.
Short articles, questions and answers on parenting, including topics: general health, infections, emotions and behavior, growth and development, nutrition and fitness, pregnancy and newborns, medical problems, positive parenting, first aid and safety, doctors...
Promoting Healthful Habits and Food Preferences in Young Children
My Little Friends Director Rocio Velzaquez explains techniques that have been successful in helping children and their families develop a taste for vegetarian food and healthful eating in their childcare center at Montemorelos University in Mexico.
Southern Union Early Childhood Education
Visit the NAD Southern Union Conference's Early Childhood Education and Care webpages for guidelines, policies and procedures regarding health, safety and risk management, administrative operations, home and center associations, teacher certification, program...
The Eyes Have It - A Quick Look at Children's Vision Problems
Elizabeth Holzhauser and Patti Herring share how teachers can become advocates for healthy vision by being alert to signs of vision problems in students. The authors note that early detection is crucial to a child's healthy development. Presented is a brief...
The Human Side of Child Care Administration
A how-to manual appropriate for early childhood development centers.
Young Child Ministries
"The mission of Young Child Ministries is to assist families with young children in understanding the Biblical principles of child rearing and child guidance." This site provides resources for developing the whole child with guidance from the Bible,...