Find resources defining ambitious interaction and instruction for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
This cycle helps leaders and teachers intentionally plan for high-impact interactions and instruction, and structures the use of information and data needed to plan effectively. The Ounce, 2014.https://www.theounce.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/LeadLearnExcel-FocusedTeachingCycle-171.pdf
The National Center on Quality Teaching & Learning (NCQTL) outlines four integral elements of high-quality teaching and learning in early childhood settings. NCQTL, 2014.http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/teaching/docs/house-framework.pdf
These guidelines from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) provide guidance to teachers to create and sustain developmentally appropriate practice. Use in Step 1 of the Lead Learn Excel Focused Teaching Cycle to understand what children should know and do in preschool. ISBE, 2013.http://www.isbe.net/earlychi/pdf/early_learning_standards.pdf
These guidelines from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) provide a foundational understanding of what children from birth to age three are expected to know and do. Use the guidelines in Step 1 of the Lead Learn Excel Focused Teaching Cycle. ISBE, 2013.http://www.isbe.state.il.us/earlychi/pdf/el-guidelines-0-3.pdf