Welcome To The Playground
The Playground is an exciting new platform for educators, administrators, and families to engage with innovative early childhood content through exploration and play!
Explore and learn from blog articles and videos filled with strategies, tips, and actionable ideas. All content on The Playground is created to help you inspire a lifelong love for learning in young children.
In the outdoor environment, children have many opportunities for hands-on, active learning. Learn how to take HighScope’s daily routine outside!
Try these strategies to support and protect children’s emotional well-being and help them cope with COVID-19 and other stressful events.
WATCH AND LEARN
HighScope Roundtable — Don’t Look Away! Book Study
DON’T LOOK AWAY: SESSION 6
Driving the Momentum of Racial Justice Into the Early Childhood Classroom. Join the authors for a final discussion on lessons learned and to gain momentum and inspiration to carry forward the work of justice and equity for young children and their families.
DON’T LOOK AWAY: SESSION 3
Driving the Momentum of Racial Justice Into the Early Childhood Classroom. Explore the research that supports culturally responsive anti-bias education for diverse language learners.
DON’T LOOK AWAY: SESSION 5
Driving the Momentum of Racial Justice Into the Early Childhood Classroom. An important discussion on how unintended consequences of bias and racism can be avoided in assessment practices.
DON’T LOOK AWAY: SESSION 2
Driving the Momentum of Racial Justice Into the Early Childhood Classroom. Dive into social justice and developmentally appropriate practice.
DON’T LOOK AWAY: SESSION 4
Driving the Momentum of Racial Justice Into the Early Childhood Classroom. How to engage families in anti-bias practice in early childhood settings.
DON’T LOOK AWAY: SESSION 1
Driving the Momentum of Racial Justice Into the Early Childhood Classroom. Meet the authors of the book Don’t Look Away! Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms.
A CONVERSATION WITH STACEY ABRAMS
An empowering conversation with policy leader Stacey Abrams exploring the benefits of quality education and how to make it accessible to all children.
THE CRITICAL ROLE OF FAMILY ENGAGEMENT ON CHILDREN’S LEARNING
Discover strategies for strengthening partnerships with families in support of children’s learning, development, and well-being.
A team of early childhood leaders from programs across the nation share how they are addressing the effects of COVID-19, navigating virtual learning, and preparing for the challenges that lie ahead.
ADAPTING THE EARLY LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Tips and strategies for adapting your learning environment and daily routines to support both physical distancing and active learning.
INFANT-TODDLER CLASSROOMS AND COVID-19
Strategies for infant-toddler teachers in the classroom during the pandemic.
PARTNERING WITH FAMILIES TO COLLECT DATA
COR Advantage assessment tips for teachers: strategies for partnering with families to collect data.
BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS FROM A DISTANCE
How to build relationships with children and families from a distance.
SUPPORTING INFANT-TODDLER FAMILIES
How to support families with infants and toddlers from a distance.
EARLY ED TALKS
Inspired by TED Talks, HighScope’s Early ED Talks explore “hot topics” in education. Moderated by NAEYC’s CEO Rhian Evans Allvin, a panel of experts share the work they’re doing to revolutionize learning for our youngest learners.
EARLY LEARNING AT HOME
Helping families establish consistent routines and engaging home environments.
GATHERING DATA FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
We discuss tips, considerations, and recommendations to help programs gather child assessment data for the 2020-2021 school year.
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