Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework
The Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework guides all programs serving three- to five-year-old children, including children who are dual language learners and children with disabilities, on the key elements of school readiness. The framework is an important tool that helps programs to promote continuous quality improvements and child well-being and success.
Beyond Common Core State Standards in English/language arts and mathematics, DC has adopted these rigorous content-area learning standards and guides for arts, early learning, health and physical education, science, social studies, technology and world language.
The nine draft curriculum units, intended for field testing, are recommended resources for school-based environmental literacy implementation plans and Next Generation Science Standards. The drafts will be evaluated over the course of the 2015-2016 school year and refined according to the...