Afterschool Core Knowledge and Competencies identifies the knowledge and skills that afterschool professionals must strive for if children in their care are to thrive.
Family Style Guide: A Mealtime Approach for Early Care and Education Programs identifies benefits, tips and strategies for implementation.
Guiding Young Children's Behavior by supporting Social and Emotional Development: A Core Knowledge Early Childhood Field Guide.
Ohio Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies identifies the knowledge and skills that early childhood professionals must strive for if children in their care are to thrive.
Ohio's Early Learning Development Standards describe key concepts and skills that young children develop during the birth–to– five-year period. Their purpose is to support the development and well–being of young children and to foster their learning.
Ohio's Infant & Toddler Field Guide–Strengthening Professional Practices of Infant Toddler Care Teachers presents 69 vignettes, or scenarios, that capture a moment in time in an infant/toddler program based on real–life child care challenges. The vignettes enable readers to “see” and “hear” children and teachers during play, learning and routines. Each vignette poses questions and teaching practices to address the challenging issue. Then the vignette is revised depicting a more developmentally appropriate child–teacher encounter. Vignettes address infant (Birth 8 months), mobile infant ( 6–18 months), and toddler (16–36 months).
Ohio's Infant & Toddler Field Guide : User Guide
Ohio's Infant & Toddler Field Guide : Infant (Birth–8 months) Section
Ohio's Infant & Toddler Field Guide : Mobile Infant (6-18 months) Section
Ohio's Infant & Toddler Field Guide : Toddler (16-36months) Section
Ohio Kids on the Move: Physical Activity Guidelines for Afterschool Programs identifies recommendations to support afterschool programs with activities and resources to increase the physical activities of their children.
Ohio Quality Guidelines for Ohio's Afterschool Programs assists with setting benchmarks for professionals serving children from elementary age through high school age, to use for self–assessment and quality improvement. The tool is also aimed toward program funders, both public and private, to use in evaluating programs and/or quality–improvement initiatives for funding purposes.
Ohio's Quality Self Assessment Tool (QSAT) Practical strategies gathered from the afterschool field to assist and support afterschool programs as they formalize and build upon existing improvement efforts to assure better experiences for everyone involved.
Quality Self Assessment Tool
The Standards of Care & Teaching for Ohio's Infants and Toddlers identifies six program standards that are essential for early care and education programs to establish and maintain to support the development and learning of infants/toddlers. It builds on Ohio's current licensing standards to promote positive outcomes for infants and toddlers.
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