Creating a positive learning environment at your child care center

Creating a positive learning environment at your child care center: other online resources

We've gathered a list of some of the most helpful organizations and websites for child care providers and preschool and elementary school teachers below:

  • A wealth of information about the Conscious Discipline® approach: consciousdiscipline.com
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC):
    naeyc.org
  • Brain Rules by John Medina of the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research:
    brainrules.net
  • Child Care Information Exchange; learn from other early childhood programs:
    childcareexchange.com
  • Center for Child Care Workforce, improving child care for providers and children:
    ccw.org
  • Committee for Children, preventing bullying and child-related violence:
    cfchildren.org
  • Learning Disabilities Online, improving child care for reading success:
    ldonline.org
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities, articles for pre-K providers and parents:
    ncld.org
  • Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL):
    csefel.vanderbilt.edu
  • Families and Work Institute, a nonprofit think tank studying changing families:
    familiesandwork.org
  • For US military child care centers, news from the Defense Department:
    fhp.osd.mil
  • For US military child care centers, the USO is a nonprofit supporting our troops:
    uso.org
  • For NC military child care centers, the USO of North Carolina:
    uso-nc.org

If you're a child care provider and have found another child care-related website or organization helpful, please let us know! We'll review it for inclusion in our list so other child care providers can benefit from your experience.

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