Taking a family-oriented approach, this publication defines the components of high quality care that foster optimal development for all infants and toddlers. It presents research-based guidelines on early care and education that help prepare young children for success in their school years. This resource complements the document Prekindergarten Learning and Development Guidelines. Available for download in English at www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/documents/itguidelines.pdf Available for download in Spanish at www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/documents/itproggdlnesspan.pdf
California Department of Education
Year of Publication
California Department of Education. Infant/Toddler Learning & Development Program Guidelines. (2006). Sacramento, CA: California Department of Education.
Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization
Learning and Development
Environments for Group Care
Language Development, Communication, and Culture
More Than Just Routine
Understanding Children's Behavior
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