Click here for the January edition of the Early Learning Program Updates, which provides important Early Childhood Education news and information for administrators, teachers, families and community members.
Building on prior successful partnerships to promote early brain and language development and early STEM education, today, the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services are joining with Too Small to Fail to release a Fostering Healthy Social and Emotional Development in Young Children Toolkit on social and emotional development. All of the resources feature examples of simple actions to take, some of which caregivers might be doing already, such as maintaining consistent routines for young children.
As you may regularly witness first-hand, birth defects can have far-reaching effects on the lives of children and families. While many unknown factors can play a role in the occurrence of birth defects, infection prevention is one of the simple steps we can all work together on.
Print out “Prevent to Protect Prevent Infections for Baby’s Protection” to raise awareness of the connection between infections and birth defects.
Resources to support your conversations with families are available through the BrightFutures.org and HealthyChildren.org websites.
Most of us are hoping for only light snow this winter, but INFOhio is helping prepare for the worst with INFOhio’s Blizzard Bags for K-12.
The National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness (NCECHW) has updated the Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition (CFOC3) standard regarding safe sleep practices.
The updated CFOC3 Standard 22.214.171.124: Safe Sleep Practices and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)/SIDS Risk Reduction is based on the updated policy statement from the AAP.