EDU 120/ Fall 2009Introduction To early childhood Education                

Developmentally appropriate practice

Infant mental health

instructor website

Powerpoints Chapter 4

powerpoints chapter 6

To find an accredited early childhood program using your zip code, click here

Language development

language development video

PATTERNS

Early Childhood Growing Ideas Tipsheet Index

National Association for the Education of Young Children http://www.naeyc.org/

This organization includes early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade. Affiliate Groups work to improve professional practice and working conditions in early childhood education and to build public support for high quality early childhood programs.

National Institute for Early Education Research http://nieer.org/

National Education Association http://www.nea.org/

National Education Association (NEA) is America's oldest and largest organization committed to advancing the cause of public education. Founded in 1857, it is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and has affiliates in every state as well as in over 13,000 local communities. Its 2.5 million members work at every level of education. This website includes many links for teachers, lesson plans, and advocacy information.

Zero to Three http://www.zerotothree.org

ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization located in Washington, D.C., dedicated solely to advancing the healthy development of babies and young children. Its Web site features information for parents and professionals.

 

 

 

 

 

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Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom (EYLY Release #1996-12     NAEYC website)

 

10 Signs of a Great Preschool (EYLY Release #1996-01     NAEYC website)

 

Where Your Child Care Dollars Go (EYLY Release #1997-07     NAEYC website)

 

Childrens Defense Fund

 

Become a Children's Champion (NAEYC Advocacy/Action Page)

 

Accreditation of Early Childhood Programs (National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, NAEYC website)

Advocacy/Children & Families

25 Key Facts About American Children (Children's Defense Fund, 2000 Yearbook)

Alfie Kohn.org www.alfiekohn.org

Children's Defense Fund www.childrensdefense.org

Families and Work Institute www.familiesandwork.org

I Am Your Child http://www.iamyourchild.org *This is Rob Reiner's organization.

Stand for Children www.stand.org

Training Wheels for Early Childhood Education www.trainingwheels4ece.com

Vermont Early Childhood Website www.ahs.state.vt.us/EarlyChildhood 

 

Attachment Theory

Attachment-Theory and Research at Stony Brook http://www.psychology.sunysb.edu/ewaters/

Attachment Research Center http://attachment.edu.ar/

Mangione, Peter.  The Program for Infant & Toddler Caregivers: Infant Attachment. Online Powerpoint Presentation. www.pitc.org/attachment/  Added July 7, 2001 in Attachment Theory and in Infants & Toddlers.

Psyche Matters-Attachment Resources and Bibliographies http://www.psychematters.com/bibliographies/attachres.html

Child Care Information/State Licensing & Regulation

VT SRS - Childcare http://www.state.vt.us/srs/childcare/index.htm

New York State Day Care Regulations http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/becs/daycare_regs.asp

New York's Regulations For Health and Safety In Child Care http://nrc.uchsc.edu/newyork/newyork.htm

Child Care/Accreditation

National Academy of Early Childhood Programs http://www.naeyc.org/accreditation/default.asp *This is NAEYC accreditation.

Child Care Information/Organizations

National Child Care Information Center Home Page http://nccic.org/

Vermont Early Childhood Website http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/EarlyChildhood/

Child Development

Child Care Source www.childcaresource.org

Families and Work Institute www.familiesandwork.org

Child Wellness, Safety, and Nutrition Sites

American Academy of Pediatrics

www.aap.org

 

Breastfeeding.com

www.breastfeeding.com

 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

www.cdc.gov

 

 

Health and Safety Resources

National Child Care Information Center

healthsafety.html

 

KidsHealth

www.kidshealth.org

This site sponsored by the Nemours Foundation partners with a number of children's hospitals around the country.

 

National Resource Center for Health & Safety in Child Care

http://nrc.uchsc.edu/

 

Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

www.paaap.org

 

Prevent Child Abuse America

www.preventchildabuse.org/

 

Prevent Child Abuse Ohio

www.pcao.org

 

Prevent Child Abuse

West Virginia

www.preventchildabusewv.org/

 

Tobacco Free Ohio

www.tobaccofreeohio.org

 

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Discipline & Behavior Management

Alfie Kohn.org www.alfiekohn.org

The No Spanking Page www.neverhitachild.org

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Equipment & Supplies/Commercial

Classroom Direct.com http://www.classroomdirect.com/

Community Playthings www.communityplaythings.com

Constructive Playthings/U.S. Toy http://www.constplay.com/

Discount School Supply www.earlychildhood.com *This site also includes many teacher resources free of charge.

Lakeshore Learning Supplies www.lakeshorelearning.com

The Parent Teacher Store, Latham, NY http://www.edumart.com/parentteacher

Play Essentials www.playessentials.com/catalog.htm

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Equipment & Supplies/Commercial-Books

Gryphon House Books On-line: Books For Teachers, Parents & Caregivers http://www.ghbooks.com

Redleaf Press www.redleafpress.org

Turn-the-Page Press www.turnthepage.com *This is Bev Bos' site

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 Higher Education/Early Childhood Degree

Bank Street, New York City www.bnkst.edu

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