Section 1: General Information

  1. Child Care Aware Contact Information
  2. CICC Coaching Services Flyer
  3. Written in the Stars Full Rating Training Requirements
  4. Early Childhood Professional Learning Community
  5. Participant Tracking Log
  6. Philosophy of Early Childhood Education
  7. wiki How to Develop a Child Care Philosophy
  8. Sample Educational Philosophy Statement
  9. ACCAP Child Support Services Organizational Flow Chart
  10. Child Care Aware Resource Inventory

Section 2: Developmentally Appropriate Practice

  1. Learn the Signs-Act Early Developmental Checklists from CDC 
  2. Developmentally Appropriate Practice Frequently Asked Questions
  3. Developmentally Appropriate Practice OVERVIEW
  4. Developmentally Appropriate Practice with Infants and Toddlers
  5. Developmentally Appropriate Practice with Preschoolers
  6. Developmentally Appropriate Practice with Kindergartners
  7. NAEYC Position Statement Key Messages
  8. Parent Aware – Assessing Quality Checklist
  9. Theoretical Principles of Child Development and Learning

Section 3: Routines

  1. Creating a Sense of Place – Considering Routine, Ritual, and Belonging
  2. Creating an Appropriate Daily Schedule – Tip Sheet
  3. Environments that Speak to Children
  4. Reframing Children’s Spaces
  5. Making Small Spaces Work for Child Care-Early Education – Tip Sheet

 

 Section 4: Lesson Planning and Curriculum

  1. Early Childhood Indicators of Progress (ECIPs) Introduction 
  2. ECIPs Domains and Components
  3. How to Read the New ECIPs
  4. Using ECIPs in Lesson Plans
  5. 10 Steps to Better Lesson Plans
  6. Theme Ideas for Lesson Planning
  7. Lesson Plan A – Chart
  8. Lesson Plan B – Table 1
  9. Lesson Plan C – Table 2
  10. Lesson Plan D – Web Lesson Plan
  11. Lesson Plan E – Year at a Glance Planner
  12. Lesson Plan F – Parent Aware Template
  13. Choosing a preschool curriculum
  14. Curriculum Planning Cycle
  15. Play – Ten Power Boosts for Children’s Early Learning
  16. Entering and Sustaining Play
  17. Shaping Ideas Into Good Play
  18. Playing with Babies
  19. Pretend Play
  20. Blocks – Great Toys for All Ages
  21. Childrens Needs – Tip Sheet
  22. Caring for Children in Mixed Age Groups – Tip Sheet
  23. Scribbles have meaning
  24. Childrens Art
  25. Make Your Own Mixtures
  26. Developmental Language Suggestions
  27. Modeling Positive Social Behaviors – Tip Sheet
  28. Using Positive Discipline – Tip Sheet
  29. Daily Conversations – Tip Sheet
  30. Supporting Childrens Language Learning – Tip Sheet
  31. 04.26 Transitions – Tip Sheet

Section 5: Cultural Self-Assessment

  1. Rational for Self-Assessment
  2. Guiding Principles of Self-Assessment
  3. Tools & Processes for Self-Assessment
  4. Promoting Cultural & Linguistic Competency Self-Assessment

 

Section 6: Kindergarten Readiness & Relationships with Families

  1. School Readiness – What does this mean for child care providers
  2. Fine Motor Skills
  3. Gross Motor Skills
  4. Language and Reading Skills
  5. Math Skills
  6. Personal & Social Skills
  7. Self Care Skills
  8. Family Engagement and School Readiness
  9. Routine Communication with Families – Tip Sheet
  10. Getting to Know Families – Tip Sheet
  11. Discussing Development with Family Members – Tip Sheet
  12. Parent Surveys – Tip Sheet
  13. Collaborative partnerships and engaging families
  14. Offering Family Involvement Activities_R1.3a_Apr 1 2017
  15. Community Resources – Tip Sheet

Section 7: Observation and Assessment

  1. Observations
  2. Observing
  3. Common observations myths
  4. Types of Observation Tools
  5. Types of observations
  6. Writing positively in child observations
  7. Words & phrases to avoid – Words & phrases to use
  8. Child portfolios
  9. Using Aggregated Child Assessment Information to Design Group Goals A2.3b
  10. Monthly Observation Record
  11. Conference template all ages
  12. Developmental-Checklists-Birth-to-5
  13. Early Intervention – What Do You Need to Know
  14. Center for Inclusive Child Care – Help Me Grow When Parents Know Children Grow
  15. Accessible Programs and Inclusive Practices – Tip Sheet
  16. Tips for talking to parents about developmental concerns

Section 8: Approved Parent Aware Tools

  1. Parent Aware Aligned Curricula – NOVEMBER 2017
  2. Parent Aware Approved Assessment Tools – JULY 2017

Section 9: Professionalism

  1. NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
  2. NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct – Statement of Commitment
  3. Minnesota’s Knowledge and Competency Framework (KCF)
  4. Minnesota’s KCF for Early Childhood Professionals_Family Child Care
  5. Minnesota’s KCF for Early Childhood Professionals_Working with Infants and Toddlers
  6. Minnesota’s KCF for Early Childhood Professionals_Working with Preschool-Aged Children
  7. Develop – How to Print Your Learning Record 10.10.2017
  8. Program-wide Professional Development Plan
  9. Individual Professional Development Plan
  10. Career Lattice

Section 10: Health and Safety

  1. Preventing Child Abuse – Tip Sheet
  2. Supervision – Tip Sheet
  3. Safety – Tip Sheet
  4. Outdoor Play – Tip Sheet
  5. CleaningandSantizing – Tip Sheet
  6. Promoting Childrens Wellness – Tip Sheet
  7. Safety of Meals and Snacks – Tip Sheet
  8. Working with Child Care Health Consultants – Tip Sheet