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How to Zone Your Preschool Classroom

Zones are a great way to organize centers in your early childhood classroom! Download this tip sheet to get 6 basic rules of thumb for setting up zones successfully and making them work for you and your students. Read More

Reading your baby’s cues

View the list and use it as a guide to help you in interpreting your baby’s messages. Baby cues are grouped into two categories: stable cues, which tell you that your baby likes what is happening or that your baby is comfortable and ready for interaction, and stress cues, which tell you that your baby does not like what is happening and is uncomfortable. Read More

Tips for helping children with autism practice eye contact

Many children with autism do not consistently look at others when communicating, which affects their ability to receive important nonverbal information from the speaker and also may affect the other speaker’s motivation to interact. Download this tip sheet for ideas you can incorporate into a child's routine to teach that eye contact can result in something pleasurable and meaningful. Read More

Tips for talking with toddlers

Opportunities to involve young kids in talk are all around you: a book, a favorite toy, a plane flying overhead, or even a routine chore can start great conversations that expand vocabulary and promote language skills. Check out this quick excerpt to learn key strategies for talking effectively with toddlers. Read More