Guidelines for learning
A comprehensive view of the critical importance of developmentally appropriate experiences to children from birth. Designed for educators and program administrators in planning and evaluating curricula for infants and toddlers.
Also available: in print from the State Bookstore for $15.75 plus shipping (printed in black and white). Contact the bookstore for ordering information.
For teachers and program administrators planning and evaluating a curriculum. The Guidelines are based on the standards for PreK-K (or PreK-Grades 1-4) in the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
A guide for teachers as they plan and provide diverse learning opportunities that help their students develop a solid foundation for more advanced learning and for life. This resource provides content-specific guidelines for kindergarten-level implementation of the subject material that are aligned and kindergarten-level interpretations of selected learning standards from the relevant Massachusetts Curriculum Framework, and suggested activities to implement those standards at the kindergarten level.
Assessment and StandardsEarly Childhood Assessment presentations
Presentations about child assessment for parents, educators and administrators. Also, a document for parents and providers interested in child assessment practices, resources and web links.
These standards are for programs for three- and four-year olds. Many programs are required to comply with these standards.
Information provided by the Department of Early Education and Care. Updated: June 28, 2011.