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Open Educational Resources (OER/ZTC/LTC)

This guide provides information about OER and a basic primer about copyright and fair use for instruction

Early Childhood Education

Childhood Development: Textbooks

Complexities, Capacities, Communities: Changing Development Narratives in Early Childhood Education, Care and Development: By BC Campus, PDF and eReader formats available.

Comprehensive Individualized Curriculum and Instructional Design: Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Developmental Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorders: Affiliated with Portland State University, reviews available.

Family Partnerships and Culture: By the California Dept. of Education, PDF format.

Observando y Asesorando en Ambientes Educativos: Irma Gonzalez Cuadros, Pressbooks

Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Illness: By BC Campus, PDF and eReader formats available.

Quality 101: Identifying the Core Components of a High-Quality Early Childhood Program: By the Center for American Progress, online and PDF formats, free but not open.


Childhood Development: Supplemental Resources

Curriki: Early childhood development search in sharing resource for teachers, licenses may vary, sign-up for resources.

Early Education and Care Core Competencies: By UMass Boston, course with modules.

Directory of Open Access Journals: Early childhood curriculum search for articles in open journals.

Knowledge in Everyday Life: Tutorial by OpenLearn, can sign-up for more options. 

OpenLearn: Education and development search for utorials and modules.

Social and Personality Development in Childhood: By NOBA Project, psychology discipline.

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