In this video, Dr. Jean Clinton, a psychiatrist and advocate for children's mental health, speaks with the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE) to share her expertise in dealing with children's emotions in this extraordinary time. She also talks about ideas, resources and tips to help ease the challenging transition back to on-site work as the pandemic unfolds.
The Brain Architects will explore what we can do during this incredibly important period to ensure that all children have a strong foundation for future development.
Centre on the Developing Child has developed a helpful infographic that explains COVID-19 and how it relates to child development. They've also compiled a variety of resources on stress, resilience, and responding to the coronovirus.
In this challenging time, child development has not paused, and supporting children, families, and care providers of all kinds is as important as ever. This guide pulls together information on COVID-19, including what it means for child development, and shareable resources that can help parents, caregivers, child care providers, pediatricians, and others who work with families.
children’s challenging behavior is not intentional, but is instead driven by fear and a protective strategy for coping with their experience. This webinar helps participants develop an understanding of trauma and how it affects behavior, learn ways to support children, and develop strategies to promote your own resilience
infographic explains some of the characteristics of preschoolers that often frustrate or baffle adults - and how they are actually an important part of their developmental design!
why observation is important, what it impacts, and how you can make it easier.
Play and Exploration for Infants and Toddlers booklet reminds us that we need to reframe our thinking and recognize that even our youngest learners are competent and capable. It also provides readers with strategies for encouraging independence and competence as infants and toddlers grow, mature and achieve new skills.
Here are some of the ways you can create the conditions for play and the benefits to children’s development.
resources bring research and concepts to life with hundreds of readings, videos, links, questions for reflection, and interactive activities. From the latest research into babies' brain development and the impact of early experience on well-being, to topics such as child rights, literacy and the importance of play, SECD explores how nature and nurture interact from conception on to construct a foundation for development.