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NEW! Updated session on temperament at the PITC Trainer Institute

Temperament

We are excited to announce that the PITC Trainer Institute (Module I) session on temperament has been updated to reflect contemporary theoretical views and current research.


Session handouts and resources are available for download in our PITC Library.

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The Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children. The Integrated Nature of Learning

This publication examines how play, learning, and curriculum work together in early education, and describes the relationship context for early learning and the role of the teacher in supporting childrenís active engagement in learning.

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The Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children. Family Partnerships and Culture

The Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children. Family Partnerships and Culture

This publication provides early childhood education program administrators and teachers with guidance on practices that support the development of partnerships with families and inclusion of childrenís cultural experiences as essential parts of planning curriculum. In addition, this publication promotes understanding of childrenís cultural or multicultural experiences at home and helps teachers use those experiences as building blocks for teaching and learning in early education settings.

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