Course Resources – ECED 1141


Finley’s Parent Teacher conference

Objective Observation

Focused Observation for Infants and Toddlers

Early Essentials Webisodes: 8 webisodes covering, quality, relationships, expectant families, development, environments, professionalism and self-care and language development.

Babies (Focus Films)
- Life Before Birth - In the Womb

- 10 Keys to Culturally Sensitive Childcare: A discussion on cultural differences in child rearing practice, and understanding the importance of establishing respectful trusting relationships with all parents. (Free but requires you to register)

- California Department of Education Free Video Streaming Service (Requires you to sign up but videos are free)


Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, “Episode 30: How to Select And Implement The “Best” Curriculum For Inclusive Pre-K Classrooms.”

Children’s Books

Harold and the Purple Crayon, Crockett Johnson (Cognition)

Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? Bill Martin/Eric Carle (Cognition and language)

Elephant and Piggie Books by Mo Willems (Social/Emotional)

Leo the Late Bloomer, Robert Kraus (General Development)

Press Here, Herve Tullet (Science – cause and effect)

Susan Laughs, Jeanne Willis (ability)

Read to Your Bunny, Rosemary Wells (language)

Shapes, Shapes, Shapes, and Let’s Count, Tana Hoban (math)