Early Childhood Professionals

We found 194 resources (Showing 1-10 of 194)

Pages

Video
video

Filmed in collaboration with WETA, this series of short videos on various assitive technology topics is meant to be informative for parents, teachers, and service providers to young children with disabilities. If you want to see the full playlist to choose a specific topic or video, click the top left...

Website
website

STEM includes the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math – subjects that are fun for kids of all ages. These STEM ideas are simple enough for preschoolers to try and offer tons of fun for pre-kinders.

Link: https://thestemlaboratory.com/preschool-stem-activities/

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop provides their findings on the early STEM landscape in education, and offers a different approach in overcoming obstacles regarding the integration of STEM in early learning.

Link: http://joanganzcooneycenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jgcc_stemstartsearly_final.pdf

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

The Center for Research and Professional Development center's Childcare Quality & Early Learning program from the University of Washington provides this presentation to help educators learn what educational opportunities are available for these young students, and how to engage these opportunities within their learning environments.

Link: https://depts.washington.edu/cqel/PDFs/...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

This helpful article from the Department of Education gives advice to early childhood educators on how to introduce STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) concepts to young children.

Link: https://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/earlylearning/talk-read-sing/stem-toolkit-preschool-teachers.pdf

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

This publication, from the Young Exceptional Children Journal, details how the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) curriculum fits into early learning centers, and how to implement a STEM curriculum for young learners with disabilities.

Link: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1096250614566541

Citation:

Donegan-Ritter, M. (2017). STEM for ALL...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is a form of blindness that is neurological. There are some general rules of thumb for making vision easier for kids with CVI. They respond well to high contrast, bright colors, movement, and lights. Here are some great educational tools that you can use to help...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

This blog by an Occupational Therapist (OT), titled MamaOT , covers topics related to Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), particularly for young children. Informtion and ideas for playtime and learning for these children are shared, suitable for parents, educators, and service providers. This page in particular includes information about SPD as...

Website
website

The Inspired Treehouse is a site dedicated to children with disabilities that may hinder them from partaking in everyday activities. Here, Physical and Occupational Therapists can find information, tips, and strategies to help conquer the common developmental roadblocks that come up for children, to enhance their abilities to partake in...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

The Colorado Department of Education has put together this manual, in collaboration with medical and educational professionals, to inform and advise educators in terms of teaching students with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Many people do not realize how common it is for children to suffer a brain injury. TBI...

Pages