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Recommended Resources for Educators: Early Childhood

Selected websites for preK-12 Educators


Visit the 4th floor Curriculum Resource Collection or contact:

Tina Mullins

Library Liaison to CEHD

Early Childhood Resources

Resources for Early Learning

Early Childhood Assessment Tools

All material is located in the CRC office on the 4th floor

These resources are for evaluation purposes only and cannot be used for actual testing without the proper training. Students may only use the material in library.

ASQ: Ages & Stages Questionnaires

  • ASQ: SE (Social-Emotional) User's Guide
  • A Parent-Completed Child-Monitoring System for Social-Emotional Behaviors
  • Social-Emotional in Practice (video recording)
  • Ages & Stages Questionnaires on a Home Visit (video recording)

Battelle Developmental Inventory

  • Manipulatives

COR: Child Observation Record

  • Highscope Child Observation Record (COR): For Infants and Toddlers
  • Preschool Child Observation Record (COR): For Children aged 2 1/2 to 6 years

Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers & Twos

  • Developmental Continuum Assessment Toolkit

Creative Curriculum for Preschool

  • Developmental Continuum Assessment Toolkit for Ages 3-5

DIAL 3:  Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning

  • Training video

ELLCO: Early Language & Literacy Classroom Observation

Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS)

Early Screening Inventory-Revised (ESI-R)

  • Examiner’s Manual
  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Score Sheet
  • Training DVD

Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale (FCCERS)

Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS)

Marvel Education Company

  • Beaker Set
  • Color Stack: A Learning Experience to Develop Perception and Manipulation Skills
  • Pretend-Play Black Family
  • Pretend-Play White Family


  • Developmental Profile
  • Family Album
  • Observational Record

POINT: Parents Observations of Infants and Toddlers

Running Records Series

  • Conventions Made Simple
  • Self Practice Using Student Samples
  • Putting It All Together (CD & Print)

TPBA, TPBI: Transdisciplinary Play-Based Intervention

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