Resources

So the Internet is an exciting resource for teachers. Using the Internet can make teachers’ lives simpler and can provide more information and resources than ever available before. Let’s keep ourselves up to date on what’s new and hip!!

Part 1: Position Statements and Influential Practices

Part 2: Global Support for Children’s Rights and Well-Being

Part 3: Selected Early Childhood Organizations

Part 4: Selected Professional Journals Available in the Walden Library

Tip: Use the Journal option under Search & Find on the library website to find journals by title.

  • YC Young Children
  • Childhood
  • Journal of Child & Family Studies
  • Child Study Journal
  • Multicultural Education
  • Early Childhood Education Journal
  • Journal of Early Childhood Research
  • International Journal of Early Childhood
  • Early Childhood Research Quarterly
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Studies
  • Maternal & Child Health Journal
  • International Journal of Early Years Education

Part 5: Teachers might want to try some of the following education-related and generalized search engines:

Part 6: Early Childhood Resources

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Offers information on early childhood education and development, accreditation, public policy, research, professional development, and more. Join NAEYC in their commitment to improving the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age eight.

Zero To Three
Find resources for your work with parents of infants/toddlers, infant/toddler development, and public policy designed to improve the lives of our nation’s youngest children.

The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
What is the state of child care in our country? What is the highest ranked state child care center? What can child care resource and referral agencies do for parents looking for quality child care centers in their community? The NACCRRA website provides answers to these questions and more.

Education Resources Information Center
Using this online library of education research and information, you’ll find journal articles, research papers, policy papers, and other education-related resources materials that can support your work in early childhood classrooms.

National Association for Family Child Care
Offers support for family child care providers, including accreditation and online training, and help for parents in finding high-quality child care for their young children.

North American Reggio Emilia Alliance
Learn more about the Reggio Emilia philosophy and how to implement Reggio strategies into your own program. The Reggio website provides a conference calendar, certification process for becoming a teacher certified in Reggio Emilia, and information about arranging visits to Reggio schools.

High/Scope Educational Research Foundation
The High/Scope Foundation offers research, training, curriculum development, assessment materials, and more for early childhood educators. Explore early language and literacy teaching strategies and techniques on this site.

National Institute For Early Education Research
Learn about the status of early education, the latest research in the field, legislation, and standards and policies.

Early Childhood Research and Practice
Offers information about child development and early education for children ages birth to eight. You’ll find information regarding best practice, family involvement, and early education policy.

Part 7: Scholastic Early Childhood Programs and Resources

Early Learning in The Teacher Store
Offers early childhood products for both teachers and young children to meet all your teaching and classroom needs. You’ll find picture books, curriculum guides, literacy programs, classroom materials, and more!

Reading Club for Pre-Readers
Scholastic Reading Club has ramped up the focus on early childhood reading by expanding the successful preschool book clubs, offering even more age-appropriate titles and special collections for pre-readers.

Preschool Book Fairs
Scholastic Book Fairs offers special Preschool Book Fairs nationwide and a free Kindergarten Readiness Program that offers families free tips and activities to ensure children are prepared for their early school years.

Preschool Classroom Curriculum
Scholastic’s “Big Day for Pre-K” program utilizes current research about early learning for preschool classrooms to ensure that children build the academic and social-emotional foundations they need to succeed in kindergarten. The program provides teachers with child-friendly themes and curriculum for the whole school year.

Early Childhood Apps
Scholastic offers engaging early childhood apps emphasizing early reading skills, discovery, learning, and emotional play with popular characters like Clifford the Big Red Dog™, Astroblast!™, and WordGirl™.

7 thoughts on “Resources

  1. onechildatatimeblog says:

    Esteva, Your resources are very informative and I love the layout of your page, with the creativity and the inspiring quotes; I always enjoy reading your comments, and blogs and I find it very commendable that you are already making such a global impact for social change. Keep up the great work, and I look forward to continually learning from and with you.

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  2. marybeffa says:

    Esteva, I love your resource page and how colorful it is! You put a lot of work into linking all the sites with their titles that makes it really easy to look around. Also, thank you for the tips on my blog!

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  3. Tami says:

    Once again Esthe you have done a great job! Talk about comprehensive! You have everything here and in a lay out that is so easy to navigate. You are a constant source of inspiration whether you realise it or not! Thank you for all the effort you put in and the encouraging words. Your kindness has meant a lot to me! Keep up the great work. Bless you!
    I love the quote you began with in your introduction and the page is so designed that even I didn’t have any problems finding where to go. You are fantastic!

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  4. sylviascott2 says:

    Esthe you did a remarkable job this week. You have so many resources that will keep me quite busy this week as I prepare lesson plans and gather information that is useful to me on a daily basis. Thanks for giving so much effort
    Sylvia

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  5. barbarabrandon says:

    Hi Esthe,
    Once again you have surpassed all my expectations with your blog. Your resources were very easy to follow and I am planning on sharing them with some of my co-workers who needs them. They were all very inspiring and I like the way that your blogs are set up each week. Keep up the great work Esthe and wishing you the best. You are very inspiring to me.

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