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What's New on the IEL Web site...

What's New on the IEL Web site...

  • 1/10/2014
    Dr. Hyejin Park's latest blog entry, "A Mother's Story: 3 to 5 years old," continues her discussion about being the parent of a young child who is a dual language learner (DLL).
  • 12/2/2013

    The Illinois Projects in Practice (ILPIP) website has revised five project guides (in English and Spanish) to align them with the 2013 Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards. The guides are a set of resources intended to help teachers at any level of experience implement the Project Approach and include a table listing benchmarks that are addressed by project activities—showing how specific activities address those benchmarks.

  • 11/21/2013
    The Illinois Prevention Initiative (PI) Implementation Manual is aligned with the Illinois Birth to Five Program Standards and Quality Indicators.The information and materials contained in the document were compiled to assist program staff in the implementation and continuous improvement of their birth to three program.
  • 11/14/2013
    The Illinois Early Learning (IEL) Project has revised the Web pages in Spanish for its 39 benchmark videos to align them with the 2013 Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards. For each video, we provide background information, a transcript, and a description of how various 2013 benchmarks are met.
  • 11/7/2013
    Dr. Hyejin Park's blog entry, "A Mother's Story: Birth to 2," focuses on her experiences as the parent of a young child who is a dual language learner (DLL).
  • 11/6/2013

    The IEL Project has revised 72 Spanish Tip Sheets to align them with the 2013 Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards. These revisions are available in HTML and PDF formats. A complete list of the 72 Tips Sheets is available in English and Spanish. You also can order printed versions of all 72 Tip Sheets through our special online form.

  • 10/24/2013
    The third issue of the Illinois Early Learning Project Quarterly Newsletter is now available on the IEL Web site.
  • 10/23/2013
    The Illinois Early Learning (IEL) Project has revised its Spanish version of the FAQ "How Can Active Games Help Children Meet Math Benchmarks?" to align the benchmarks with the 2013 Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.
  • 10/22/2013
    Dr. Susan Fowler's recent blog on "Teaching and Parenting Young Children with Special Needs" focuses on how fall is a great time to talk with young children about two concepts that are important for them to learn: "change" and "before and after."
  • 10/8/2013
    The Illinois Early Learning (IEL) Project has revised the Web pages for its 39 benchmark videos to align them with the 2013 Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards. For each video, we provide background information, a transcript, and a description of how various 2013 benchmarks are met.

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