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Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards Estándares de Aprendizaje y Desarrollo Temprano de Florida

Professional Resources to Share

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Resources to Share with Early Childhood Educators

Becoming a Reflective Teacher

Reflection allows teachers to make effective, meaningful decisions about how to respond to and plan for children.

Calendar Time for Young Children: Good Intentions Gone Awry

In this article the authors provide several evidence-based practices that would be more effective than calendar activities in presenting time concepts to young children.

Emerging Knowledge about Emergent Writing

This article reviews the research on young children’s emergent writing and discusses the implications of this research for teaching preschool children.

The Integrated Nature of Learning

This publication examines how play, learning, and curriculum work together in early education. It describes the relationship context for early learning and the role of the teacher in supporting children’s active engagement in learning.

Resources to Share with Families

Building Parent-Teacher Relationships

Effective communication is essential for building school-family partnerships. It constitutes the foundation for all other forms of family involvement in education.

How to Reach Out to Parents of ELLs

English language learners (ELLs) benefit just as much from their parents' involvement in their education as other students. This website provides some ways to reach out to parents of ELLs and increase the likelihood of participation.

Tips for Talking with Parents about Developmental Concerns

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests parents learn the signs of developmental delays and act early.