New Resources and Developments

New Video About Following Children’s Interests
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5/17/17: In the latest video in the Reflections from the Field series, preschool teacher Sydney Rodriguez describes how children in her classroom got excited about the idea of forming a band and performing for the entire center. She explains how she built on that interest by engaging children in a series of connected learning experiences, leading up to a culminating performance. She also reflects on the amount of time required to fully engage the children in all the steps of the process, and on the importance of regularly incorporating music into early childhood classrooms.

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Center Celebrates Ten Years!!
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The Center for Early Childhood Education is ten years old! Thanks to all of our supporters and partners who have helped us to achieve many things over the years. In celebration of this milestone, we've made a very short video summarizing our accomplishments to date.

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New Teaching Strategies Video: “Initiating Activities”
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4/13/17: In “Initiating Activities,” a Head Start teacher demonstrates how she introduces children to the materials they will encounter in learning centers. The video is part of the CECE’s “Teaching Strategies” series, which illustrate strategies teachers and providers use to achieve specific goals.

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“Lowering Your Voice” is New Video in the Teaching Strategies Series
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3/30/17: In “Lowering Your Voice,” a preschool teacher describes his strategy for being heard when several children are speaking at once. The video is part of the CECE’s “Teaching Strategies” series, which illustrate strategies teachers and providers use to achieve specific goals.

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