External Website Links
Listed below are links to useful resources about child development, early learning, health and nutrition, parenting techniques and safety.
Consumer Safety and Product Recall resource. Self-funded organization with no affiliations or advertising. The website is an excellent source or recall information from not only the CPSC, but also the FDA and NHTSA, and present it in an easy to understand format. Current events and news that impacts consumers as well as several in-depth safety guides can also be found on this site.
Provides education and support to families who need help managing food allergies. The website has informational resources, checklist, brochures and action plans for various food allergies.
Family website about the physical, mental, and social health and well-being of children. The website has information on the ages and stages of development, healthy living, safety and prevention and family life.
Provides standards-based resources to improve the teaching and learning of math for children. The website has activities, lessons, standards and links to make math come alive.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn Early Childhood Education Center education program is inspired by the philosophy of Reggio Emilia. For more information regarding the approaches used, please use the following links:
- Reggio Children
- What is Reggio Emilia?
- Values & Principles of the Reggio Emilia Approach
- Inspired by Reggio Emilia: Emergent Curriculum in Relationship-Driven Learning Environment
- Basic Principles of the Reggio Emilia Approach
- The Best Schools in the World - Newsweek
- Reggio Emilia Approach
- Reggio Emilia Approach by Andrew Loh
Helps families make choices and works to improve the quality of education and care provided in programs for young children. The website provides signs of a quality program, articles on behavior, learning and development, reading and writing, music, math and more.
Provides simple and practical techniques to help parents raise responsible children, have more fun in their roles and easily change their children’s behavior. The website has free resources on potty training, bedtime struggles, challenging behavior and school success.
A trusted resource with information on child development and early learning. The website provides articles, tools, resources and activities on reading and language, math, science, going to school and learning with disabilities
Promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers. The website provides information, training and support for professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.