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New Guide to Social and Emotional Learning Programs

November 28, 2012

New Guide to Social and Emotional Learning Programs

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning released their 2013 publication that identifies well-designed, evidence-based social and emotional learning programs for the pre-K and elementary grades. It’s downloadable and free!
 

Implementing RTI in Early Childhood Settings

RTI Action Network recently debuted “Implementing Response to Intervention in Early Childhood Settings: National, State, and Program Perspectives.” This 80-minute webcast features key experts on the role RTI can play in child development through high-quality instruction and targeted interventions matched to children’s learning needs.

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Early Learning Observation and Rating Scale (ELORS)

Check out this valuable free resource for early childhood classrooms. The Early Learning Observation and Rating Scale (ELORS) is the perfect companion to your early childhood classroom programming. It is designed to assist educators with their observations and interventions with whole classrooms and small groups.

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Find Free Children’s Books Online

If your child loves to read, visit the International Children’s Digital Library website, where you’ll find nearly 5,000 books in more than 50 languages, all available for free in a digital, child-friendly format. Search books by language, award-winning titles and more.

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Building Blocks for Literacy © Webinar Series


The free 4-part series parallels modules of the online BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LITERACY course and highlights activities that are play based and developmentally appropriate for immediate implementation at home and in childcare settings.These grant-supported webinars are free and are hosted by renowned literacy expert, Blanche Podhajski, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Stern Center for Language and Learning President, Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Vermont College of Medicine and Brenda Buzzell, M.Ed., BUILDING BLOCKS Coordinator and Instructor. Webinar presentations are now available for viewing on GetReadytoRead.org. The National Center for Learning Disabilities is pleased to co-sponsor this series with the Stern Center for Language and Learning.

The recording for our first event is now available. Watch "Early Literacy Research and Language Development."

The recording for our second event is now available. Watch "Shared Book Reading Emphasizing Vocabulary."

The recording for our third event is now available. Watch "Phonological (Sound) Awareness."

The recording for our fourth event is now available. Watch "The Speech-to-Print Connection, including Alphabet Knowledge."

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