Presentation on theme: "WestEd.org Looking at the Big Picture: Getting to Know the California Learning and Development System."— Presentation transcript:
WestEd.org Looking at the Big Picture: Getting to Know the California Learning and Development System
WestEd.org Activity: Getting to Know the California Learning and Development System Working with your partner(s): 1. Match the 5 descriptions to the correct component/box of the CA Learning and Development System. 2. Match the related resources to the correct component/box of the CA Learning and Development System. Share your knowledge of the different components of California’s Learning and Development System with your partner(s) as you are completing the activity. Raise your hand when you are done.
Program Guidelines and Resources Infant/Toddler Learning & Development Program Guidelines Infant/Toddler Learning & Development Program Guidelines: The Workbook Prekindergarten Learning & Development Guidelines Preschool English Learners: Principles and Practices to Promote Language, Literacy, and Learning (PEL Guide) Guidelines for Early Learning in Child Care Home Settings Inclusion Works! Creating Child Care Programs That Promote Belonging for Children with Special Needs These resources present information about how to provide high-quality early care and education, including recommendations for program policies and day-to-day practices that will improve program services to all children birth to 5 years.
WestEd.org Learning and Development Foundations Curriculum Frameworks Infant/Toddler Curriculum Framework Preschool Curriculum Framework Volume 1 Preschool Curriculum Framework Volume 2 Preschool Curriculum Framework Volume 3 - to be released These resources offer guidance for early childhood educators to plan experiences and instructional activities for young children. These documents describe the knowledge and skills young children develop and learn through child-initiated play and teacher-guided experiences and environments. An integrated approach to planning learning environments, interactions, and strategies is presented to support young children’s development and learning.
WestEd.org Learning and Development Foundations Infant/Toddler Learning and Development Foundations Preschool Learning Foundations Volume 1 Preschool Learning Foundations Volume 2 Preschool Learning Foundations Volume 3 –to be released These resources include the competencies - knowledge and skills, that we would expect to see in the typically developing child in an appropriate, quality early care and education setting at specific age points in the child’s development. These resources outline these competencies from birth to age 5.
WestEd.org Professional Development Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC) California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) Faculty Initiative Project (FIP) California Early Childhood Mentor Program (CECMP) Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC) Includes pre-service education and training that teachers and administrators receive in institutions of higher education, and in-service and continuing education programs that early childhood professionals pursue to continuously increase their knowledge and skills.