NAD Early Childhood Education and Care
Resources recommended by the NAD Office of Adventist Education specifically for parents and teachers of babies through early childhood.
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...
A Reason for Guided Reading
Ninety-five short leveled readers designed to effectively teach reading skills to young students. Values-based stories make reading FUN, while teaching young readers powerful reading strategies. Available in several series by level or topic (scripture stories,...
A Reason For Spelling
Grade 1-Grade 6
A Christian Spelling curriculum based on scripture verses and values, published by The Concerned Group. Each of 6 levels includes over 200 pages of learning activities in student workbooks and detailed Teacher Guidebooks with great enrichment ideas.
All I do in Kindergarten is Play!
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares a thematic approach that makes the transition from home to classroom a significant and enjoyable developmental learning experience. It includes a pictorial presentation of a vibrant classroom, displays,...
BBC Early Years Foundation Stage
British Broadcasting Corporation's website links to programming organized by area of development designed to aid. Christian teachers discretion needed in selecting materials for faith-based learning.
Book Review - Religious Education in Early Childhood
In this TEACH journal book review, Fitzgibbon reviews the book Religious Education in Early Childhood, which focuses on "research, current issues, and opinions from new perspectives, to encourage and provoke discussion and reflection among early...
Caldecott Medal Award Winners
A list of all the Caldecott Medal Award Winners from 1938-present. Caldecotts are awarded annually to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
CAPSO Education Resources
The California Association of Private School Organizations (CAPSO) provides resources such as education news, blogs, and articles; federal resources for education excellence; private school accountability; and public policy institutes.
Cullen's ABC's iPhone Apps
Cullen’s ABC’s apps feature Cullen’s videos and have been developed specifically for young children. Here’s what you will find on our apps:
- No internet connection required to play videos
- Easy-to-operate interface, built...
A great variety of ideas for early childhood education, many as short videos of learning songs or teaching ideas. You can also join the free online preschool program.
Early Childhood Learning Materials from Sunny Hollow Press
Sunny Hollow Press publishes learning materials for preschoolers. Their material is grouped in two categories: Classroom Teaching, which is suitable for a group setting (such as a MOPS or regular Bible Study where the children have their own program); and...
ECE Be Like Jesus Companion
This web resource has printable lesson plans, videos, stories, and activity suggestions for parents or teachers. Topics include Honesty, Love, Acceptance, Obedience, Respect, Trust, Giving, Joy/Happiness, Perseverance, Responsibility, Caring, and Sharing....
ECEC 4MAT Training
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention seminar assists teachers of young children to understand and use the 4MAT Natural Cycle, honor diverse learning preferences, design instruction that is developmentally appropriate, and integrate curriculum for a learning experience...
ECEC Standards for North American Adventist Education Centers
0-2 years-Grade 1
These ECEC Teacher Goals and Developmenta Performance Standards for the Growth of the Young Child are from the Southern Union Conference. Standards include:
Physical and Health
Emergent Language in 3-5 year-olds
This 2006 NAD Teacher Convention PPT presentation focuses on the language of pre-school children and provides teachers with tools for developing early literacy skills.
A guide for early primary education helpful for those in charge of students 4-7 years old. Provides practical information about classroom materials such as charts and illustrations, materials for assessment, English language learners, phonics, educational...
Help students become more aware of how their senses work independently and together. This collection of lessons and activities on the senses include detailed, not-so-well-known information about each of the sense organs. Hands-on activity lessons are included,...
HighScope ECE and Elementary Curriculum Materials
0-2 years-Grade 6
The HighScope Educational Research Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes the development of children and youth worldwide and supports educators and parents as they help children learn. Curriculum, professional development, and other...
Importance of Play
What is the role of play in education? Ken Corkum discusses how play can be a vehicle toward teaching necessary social and spiritual lessons. Subject headings in this article include: Play is the child's first experience; Interruptions to play; Pleasure in...