Winter Wonders

Winter Wonders

Julia Eastes offers great ideas for exploring the wonders of winter with young children.
Wyoming's Coherent Path to Quality - A Game Changer

Wyoming's Coherent Path to Quality - A Game Changer

Wyoming's inspirational and practical new vision of early childhood quality offers the way forward in providing every child in Wyoming the quality learning experiences they deserve.
Doors and Windows

Doors and Windows

WY ECPLC Facilitator Tyler Gonzales shares how a recent experience with her son challenged her to be brave and respond to his question rather than setting it aside. Her experience, and her new approach in response, is the result of her efforts to grow as an anti-bias early childhood educator and parent.
Those First Steps

Those First Steps

Julie Eastes pauses to celebrate the joy of a toddler learning to walk, and reminds us of the obligation we have as adults to providing responsive, affectionate, consistent care, as the foundation to support their exploration and learning.
Voices from the Village

Voices from the Village

Voices from the Village is a new podcast from the WY ECPLC. Listen to your Wyoming early childhood colleagues discuss ideas shared by well-known authors and presenters from around the country.
Supporting Families through Transitions - Big and Small

Supporting Families through Transitions - Big and Small

Professional Learning Facilitator Kara Cossel shares an example of the positive impact early childhood educators can have when supporting children and families during a challenging transition.
What Makes a Good Day?

What Makes a Good Day?

What makes a good day for you? This question, inspired by the children's book Daniel's Good Day, can lead to wonderful and insightful conversations with young children. It is also a useful reflection tool for the adults who love and care for them. Enjoy this post from Julia Eastes and have a good day today.
It only takes a spark

It only takes a spark

Julie Eastes shares her excitement about the statewide virtual early childhood conference taking place this Friday and Saturday. All early childhood educators working with children and families birth-age 8 are invited to attend this free conference. Registration information is available.
First Steps

First Steps

WY ECPLC collaborator Julia Eastes discusses the importance of supporting children and families through transitions, such as the transition to kindergarten, and shares excellent resources from NAEYC.
Developmentally Appropriate Practice in The Time of COVID

Developmentally Appropriate Practice in The Time of COVID

Nikki Baldwin from the University of Wyoming shares a new resource from the National Association for the Education of Young Children along with insights gained in her work with kindergarten teachers from around Wyoming.
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