EROD directory will help you identify and contact organizations that provide information and assistance on a broad range of education-related topics.
NAEYC is the nation's largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade.
Founded in 1926, NAEYC celebrated its 75th anniversary with over 100,000 members and a national network of nearly 450 local, state, and regional Affiliates.
NAEYC Affiliate Groups work to improve professional practice and working conditions in early childhood education and to build public support for high quality early childhood programs.
NAEYC's Week of the Young Child is April 6-12, 2003: "Children's Opportunities--Our Responsibilities" Common Core State Standards The Common Core Initiative The Common Core State Standards initiative is a move to join states together in identifying important learning standards in language arts and math.
Common Core Standards help teachers identify the knowledge and skills students need to be successful. We hope you will display one of the buttons shown below on your site.
English Language Arts Standards Math Standards ERIC has been providing information since 1967 for educators, parents and families, and everyone interested in the development, education, and care of children from birth through early adolescence. Right click on your choice of a graphic button to use as a link and save it to your hard drive.ERICs Elementary and Early Childhood Education division (ERIC/EECE) is funded by the U. Department of Education and is located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Link it to: URL: Fun Lesson - Preschool lesson plans and themes with free crafts, games, worksheets, and printables.Our links contain listings for government agencies plus the best preschool sites, guides, and directories for our A+ Best Sites list.Links to Government Resources: Information on Early Childhood Education A guide for Preschool Teachers and Child Care and Family Providers, Department of Education, April 2002.This free illustrated booklet is available by mail or by download in PDF format.It is an excellent primer full of good ideas about educating small children.