Active learning for infant-toddlers [Video file]. (2012). Retrieved April 29, 2020 from https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102577&xtid=167497 This video shows how infants and toddlers are naturally active learners. Think about what you see in the video and how it relates to Learning Standards and Program Standards…Full Video (36:40)
Early Learning Standards. (2002).
https://www.naeyc.org/sites/default/files/globally-shared/downloads/PDFs/resources/position-statements/position_statement.pdf The NAEYC publishes guidance and position statements on both Program Standards and Learning Standards. This document revolves around Learning Standards for young learners in ECE classrooms.
Infant-Toddler learning environment [Video file]. (2017). Retrieved April 29, 2020 from https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102577&xtid=167500 This video shows how infants and toddlers are born explorers. It is important that ECE professionals set up the learning environment appropriately for safe and fruitful exploratory learning. Think about what you see in the video and how it relates to Learning Standards and Program Standards…Full Video (42:49)
Learning Standards for Early Childhood - Infant/Toddler; Pre-Kindergarten; Kindergarten; Grade 1 and Grade 2. (n.d.). Early Learning Standards vary from state to state. These standards from the state of PA are provided as an example. You may use these standards or your state’s standards for your Week 4 assignment.
Jacobs, G. (2016). National Association for the education of young children. In D. Couchenour & J. Chrisman (Eds.), The sage encyclopedia of contemporary early childhood education (pp. 905-910). The NAEYC is the leading organization for ECE professionals and guidance, especially with regard to standards and guidelines. The NAEYC publishes professional and academic/scholarly journals on current ECE topics, connecting research, practice, and policy in ECE.
Olmore, S. (2020). NAEYC is supporting children’s development around the world. YC: Young Children, 75(1), 6. This article explains how the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has developed resources for early childhood professionals and programs in the U.S. over the past decades and is now working to expand its vision internationally.
The 10 NAEYC Program Standards. (n.d.). NAEYC is the paramount and standard organization for standards and guidelines in ECE. The 10 NAEYC program standards serve as a clear blueprint for operating successful and appropriate ECE centers/programs
Flores, R. L., Curby, T. W., Coleman, H., & Melo, K. (2016). Using early learning standards to provide high-quality education for all children: The Early learning guidelines toolkit. Theory into Practice, 55(2), 145–152. The authors of this article connect research and practice in ECE to the Early Learning Standards. This resource provides many real-world examples to follow and reflect upon.