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How To Use Powerful Interactions

Using Powerful Interactions Quality relationships between children and the adults in their lives create a Powerful Interactions framework, which has a strong effect on a child’s brain development and ongoing learning. These interactions can occur between parents, caregivers and other adults in a child’s life. What is the Powerful Interactions Framework? The Powerful Interactions framework […]

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Inspiring joyful learning with Developmentally Appropriate Practice

In crafting early learning practices for young children, attention to moments that inspire joyful learning are critical to maximizing the experience and helping children reach their full potential. This is the focus of an updated Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) guide published by The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). What is DAP?

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Guide to Teaching Kids About Diversity – Quality Start SB

Comprehensive Guide to Teaching Kids About Diversity and Inclusion In a world of people from diverse backgrounds, it’s important to teach children from an early age about respecting and uplifting different cultures. Figuring out where and how to start that conversation may be challenging. In this article, we will offer tips for building cultural awareness

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What Are The California ECE Competencies?

What Are The California ECE Competencies? The California Early Childhood Education (ECE) Competencies provide a solid structure to grow the professional development of our state’s early childhood workforce. What is the purpose of the ECE Competencies? The ECE Competencies were established for the following primary purposes: Provide a coherent structure and content to foster the

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Indoor Activities For Kids – Quality Start SB

Indoor Activities For Kids: Year-Round Fun and Creative Play Ideas Discover a world of fun indoor activities for kids, perfect for keeping them engaged throughout the year. Whether it’s a sweltering summer day or a chilly winter evening, our list of best inside activities ensures there’s always something exciting to do indoors. From simple crafts

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