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Early childhood

BABES

Behavioral Assessment of Baby’s Emotional & Social Style Toolkit

This new resource assists early childhood professionals to identify and to help families address areas in which their infants and toddlers may be exhibiting challenging behavior. Learn more and purchase your copy.

Early childhood

Navajo Radio

How Navajo Families Are Developing Children's Math Skills at Home

Learn about the Early Mathematics Training Network's hands-on workshop with the Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona.

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Toddler

Learning from the Field: Trauma-Informed Practices Q&A (Part Two)

How can educators and early care providers best attend to children affected by trauma? In part two of our Q&A, WestEd’s Natalie Walrond shares more key takeaways from interviews with experts.

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NAEYC Conference

Join WestEd at the 2018 NAEYC Annual Conference, November 14–17, in Washington, DC

Add WestEd sessions to your calendar, visit us at booth #1331 to meet our expert staff, and come to the PITC reception for food, drinks, and conversation.

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Child with teacher

Learning From the Field: Trauma-Informed Practices

How can educators and early care providers best attend to children affected by trauma? In this Q&A, WestEd’s Natalie Walrond shares key takeaways from interviews with experts.

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Top 10 Downloads

Continuous Improvement Ranks High in WestEd's Top 10 Downloads

Visit our top downloads page for free resources designed to help all learners succeed.

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Trauma-Informed Practices in Early Childhood Education: A New WestEd Service

Promote trauma-sensitive programs and services for young children impacted by trauma and toxic stress.

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Julie Nicholson

Julie Nicholson Publishes Findings in Teacher Education Quarterly

Are credential preparation programs changing in response to California's newest grade, transitional kindergarten?

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WestEd Top Ten Bestsellers

English Language Learners Resource Tops WestEd's Best Sellers

Check out this month's top 10 best sellers from WestEd — all focused on helping learners succeed.

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Julie Nicholson

WestEd's Julie Nicholson Publishes Findings in Early Child Development and Care

The study evaluated literature on leadership in early childhood with an eye toward equity and social justice.

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