Audio-Visual Materials

Observation practice to identify health and safety issues related to food handling in an approximately 3 minute video

An approximately 4 minute video explains how to use observations, strategic planning, involving other sources of expertise and interpersonal relationships to provide successful child care health consutation. Includes an interview with Fred Citron, who shares the perspective of the early education and child care field related to infusion of health and safety into program operations.

An approximately 7.5 minute video explains the collaborative process to target actions to improve program performance. The planning process involves selection of best practices and then assigning tasks and time lines. Based on effective management principles, the Action Plan provides a concrete tool to guide and promote implementation of best practices.

An approximately 4 minute video explains how to deliver an instructional activity to maximize participant retention and motivation to use the content after they leave the instructional setting. The clip explains Pike's 90-20-8 rule related to how often participants need a break, maximum time intervals for a particular instructional approach, and how often to solicit interaction from the participants.

An approximately 5.5 minute video explains how to make observations in an early education and child care setting without altering what is being observed or causing discomfort for those being observed.

An approximately 1 minute video explains how individuals or instructors of groups can use the observation video segments to practice identifying strengths and areas to improve in early education and child care settings.

Observation practice to identify health and safety issues for older toddlers (toddlers and twos) illustrated in an approximately 2 minute video

An approximately 2 minute video identifies some of the accreditation and credentialing approaches used in the field of early education and child care.

Observation practice to identify health and safety issues for preschool age child care illustrated in an approximately 3 minute video

An approximately 4 minute video identifies some of the organizations and tools that are good resources and contributors to quality improvement in the field of early education and child care.