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Child Care & Development Sites
Center for the Developing Child - Harvard University
Founded in 2006 by Dr. Jack Shonkoff, the Center publishes and links to research on early brain development, learning, and behavior, and the application of that knowledge to policies and practices.
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)
The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.
Child Care and Early Education Research Connections
Promotes research and resources in child care and early childhood education. Information offered on the site is for teachers, students, researchers, parents, and policy makers. Quality book reviews, literature reviews, and research reports and papers including faculty teaching modules.
Early Child Development Home Page
Lists international sites, US resources, country-specific sites, online journals. Links to the ERIC Clearinghouse on Early Childhood Education, UNESCO and UNICEF sources, listservs, sites on developmentally appropriate practices, journals, organizations.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Links to resources for parents, resources for early childhood professionals, the last ten years of their magazine Young Children, information about accreditation, the organization, its conferences, its publications, its activities and membership.
Society for Research in Child Development
Information about the society and its publications in the web. Publications include their Newsletter and monographs, Child Development, and Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography.
Discover all Ed.D. programs in Early Childhood Education in one easy place! Our detailed Ed.D. listings contain links to online & on-campus doctorates across the country. Learn more about curricula, costs, and admissions requirements. Explore ECE job opportunities & salary numbers. And decide whether you want to opt for a dedicated Ed.D in Early Childhood Education or an interdisciplinary major.
Sites for Parents and Professionals
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Learn About Child Development
CDC websites and other federal government websites with information related to child development, health screening and parenting.
Common Sense Media
A nonprofit organization, it's mission is to give adults information to help children engage in a technology-rich world and be a trusted source for information and advice on media.
Created by pediatric medical experts, KidsHealth lists sources for children, for parents and for professionals on children's health.
Tufts University Child and Family WebGuide
"A directory that evaluates, describes and provides links to hundreds of sites containing child development research and practical advice. Topics selected on the basis of parent recommendations; covering early child development through adolescence."
Your Child Development & Behavior Resources: A Guide to Information & Support for Parents
Provides tips on how to communicate with infants and young children, infant care, child development, disciplining the young child, and links to other parenting skills sites.
Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
Provides access to child development and child care information for parents and professionals. "Parenting A-Z" and "Professional Topics A-Z" offer hundreds of links to specific topics.
PBS Parents is a trusted resource that’s filled with information on child development and early learning. It also serves as a parent's window to the world of PBS KIDS, offering access to educational games and activities inspired by PBS KIDS programs.