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...
Association for Childhood Education International
The Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) promotes and supports the optimal education and development of children, from birth through early adolescence, in the global community. This organization also seeks to influence the professional...
Concept to Classroom Professional Development Workshops
Free, self-paced workshops on topics such as: After School Programs; Assessment, Evaluation, and Curriculum Redesign; Constructivism as a Paradigm for Teaching and Learning; Cooperative and Collaborative Learning; Inquiry-based Learning; Tapping into Multiple...
Developing Excellence in 4 Minutes
This Teach Journal article focuses on the importance of investing in teacher development. According to research the variable that impacts student learning the most is the quality of the teacher. This paper ends with a description of a unique adult learning...
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...
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.
Mainstreaming at the Preschool Level
This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is an introduction to the world of Inclusion, incorporating special needs children into a typical needs preschool classroom. The PowerPoint provides an understanding of the importance of inclusion practices at...
National Institute for Early Education Research
"The National Institute for Early Education Research supports early childhood education initiatives by providing objective, nonpartisan information based on research."
The Education Digest
The Education Digest provides teachers, administrators, school board members, parents, and teachers in training with articles on trends in education; insights and ideas; and analysis of new programs, policies, and practices. Its mission is to raise the level...
The Place of Play in Twenty-first Century Classrooms - Evidence and Approaches
"Do our current ways of teaching our young children actually foster the development of effective skills and dispositions for twenty-first century living? A number of authors, (Pink, 2005; Golinkoff & Sharp 2009), have commented that solutions to the...
When I Became a Mother - An Early Childhood Professionals Paradigm Shift
This reflective opinion paper poignantly shares the experiential learning of a professional early childhood educator who becomes a mother. The resultant paradigm shift is insightful to anyone involved in early childhood education.
You’ve Got to Move to Learn
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explores the importance of movement to enhance learning and prevent many behavioral issues. Many practical ideas and strategies to use with your children are included.