Website Reviews

Conscious Discipline

July 22, 2021|

https://consciousdiscipline.com/ Have you heard educators and/or family members talk about Conscious Discipline and wonder what they were talking about? The description on the Conscious Discipline website states, “Conscious Discipline is trauma-informed, evidence-based SEL for all [...]

Zooinverse

May 27, 2021|

zooniverse.org Are you interested in being a citizen scientist with your child/children? (Citizen science, also known as community science, crowd science, crowd-sourced science, civic science, or volunteer monitoring is scientific research conducted, in whole or [...]

hereweeread.com

April 6, 2021|

Here Wee Read is a website all about diverse and inclusive books. The curator (and reviewer) of the books listed on the website is Charnaie. In the “about me” section, she describes herself as, “love [...]

diverse books.org

March 10, 2021|

Diverse books in classrooms are essential to provide “windows, mirrors, and sliding glass doors” to children. One great website that does just that is diversebooks.org, which is run by the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books [...]

The National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

February 24, 2021|

https://challengingbehavior.cbcs.usf.edu/index.html The National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations website has several different types of resources for teachers and families to support children’s learning of social and emotional skills, in order to reduce challenging behaviors.  This [...]

DREME Family Math

January 11, 2021|

DREME stands for Development and Research in Early Math Education.  When you visit this webpage, you will find a variety of free, research-based materials that support families to engage in authentic math activities that promote [...]

STEMIE Innovation for Inclusion in Early Education

December 16, 2020|

https://stemie.fpg.unc.edu The STEMI2E2 Innovation for Inclusion in Early Education center is a collaborative effort of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, the Marsico Institute, and The [...]

Kids Like Us

August 11, 2020|

kidslikeus.org Are you looking for multicultural books for your classroom? Or, are you a parent looking for books that represent a wide range of multicultural topics? Are you looking for books that are age appropriate [...]

ConnectABILITY

June 24, 2020|

https://connectability.ca This Canadian website offers a variety of free materials.  It has tabs for Kids, Youth, Adults, and Seniors.  There is a section called Visuals Engine which provides free templates for visual supports.  The visual [...]

Illinois Early Learning Project

September 10, 2019|

https://illinoisearlylearning.org Are you looking for a resource where you can find information about child development and fun activities for families and staff? The Illinois Early Learning Project (IEL) website provides a wealth of information at [...]

Understood.org

April 2, 2019|

www.understood.org Navigating the world of Individualized Education Programs (IEP’s), 504 plans, and special education can be an overwhelming task for even the most seasoned parent. Understood.org strives to help take some of the confusion and [...]

PNC Grow Up Great

February 5, 2019|

https://www.pnc.com/en/about-pnc/corporate-responsibility/grow-up-great.html This website was developed as a part PNC Grow Up Great initiative, helping to prepare children from birth to age five for success in school and life.  This site is jam-packed with resources to [...]

Virtual Lab School

July 17, 2018|

www.virtuallabschool.org This website provides early childhood professionals and families with a wealth of research-based information through free user-friendly online courses. To get started, you simply choose a track: “Infants & Toddlers,” “Preschool” or “School Age.” [...]

Igivuwings

July 17, 2018|

http://www.igivuwings.com/ This is a wonderful website, created and supported by Kathy Morris.  Kathy is a trained Speech and Language therapist, classroom teacher, resource teacher, supervisor and more….. Her passion for assisting children in finding their [...]

Erikson Early Math Collaborative

July 17, 2018|

www.earlymath.erikson.edu This website is developed by Erikson Institute in Chicago, IL.  This site pertains to mathematics for Birth through 3rdgrade. The Early Math Collaborative “works to improve math instruction for young children in three ways: Professional Development, [...]