The following articles and links provide insights into early childhood education, strategies for understanding and supporting children’s development, and community resources that families have found helpful.
Articles to help understand conference forms:
Missouri Early Learning Goals, Early Childhood Math, Early Childhood Literacy, Early Childhood Social Development, Early Childhood Health & Safety
Special COVID-19 articles: For Parents, To Share With Children
Supporting Your Child’s Learning During the Holidays
Is Dressing Up for Halloween Different than for Pretend Play?
Toddlers and Challenging Behaviors: Why They Do It and How to Respond
The Art of Avoiding Power Struggles With Your Child
Ten Things Every Parent Should Know About Play
The WUNS staff and teachers attend yearly professional development trainings. Two recent workshops featured the research and strategies outlined in the following books:
Emotional Muscle: Strong Parents, Strong Children by Kerry Kelly Novick and Jack Novick, PHD
No Drama Discipline by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
Online parenting resource: Mama Space