High Quality early education leads to lasting cognitive and social benefits in children.
Meet children's social, emotional, physical, cognitive and language development needs.
Become good observers of children.
Assess children's needs, interests and abilities in order to plan appropriately.
Use a wide range of teaching strategies that call for different learning styles by children and levels of teacher involvement.
Create classroom communities where children learn to work together, explore and solve problems.
Establish the structure that has to be in place for teachers to teach and children to learn.
Plan meaningful learning experiences for children that build on children's interests and knowledge.
Integrate the learning of appropriate skills, concepts, and knowledge in literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, the arts, and technology.