Kent Resource Center

Great Start to Quality Kent Resource Center is here to help you improve your care and education for children. 

 

Lending Library

The Kent Resource Center's Lending Library is a FREE educational resource for you and your children! The Lending Library is designed to encourage and enhance the learning experience at home, school, child care and preschool.  Click here to view the resources the Kent Resource Center has to offer.

 

New High Scope DVDs in the Lending Library!  We have recently added HighScope DVDs to the Lending Library - Here are just a few of the titles available.

 

Active Learning DVD - Infant Toddler

Small-Group Times for Active Learners - DVD

Plan-Do-Review in Action DVD

Daily Schedules and Caregiving Routines

Local Happenings

 

Dec 2  An Introduction to Ages and Stages

Dec 3  Praise VS Encouragement

Dec 4  Kent Resource Open House

Dec 5  Creative Curriculum for Preschool

Dec 5 Scheduling PDR

Dec 6 CPR/First Aid

Dec 10 Whatever should I do with children under 2

Dec 11 Khan Academy

 

Resources

Here are links to some great resources avaialble on the internet:

Colorin Colorado! - A bilingual resource for families and educators of bilingual learners

Zero to Three - A national, nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development.

Natural Resources is a web based e-news letter with links to articles of interest to early childhood educators. To subscribe to the Natural Resources listserv, send an email with no message to subscribe-natural_resources2@listserv.unc.edu *Note the hyphen and underscore characters.

First Children's Finance - helps children, families and communities thrive by increasing the availability, affordability and quality of early care and education.

Transition to Kindergarten Parent Guides - The Parent Guides were developed out of a request from a stakeholder group of parents of young children who reported that the most difficult transition time for them was kindergarten entry. The Parent Guideswere reviewed by the Parent Involvement Committee of the Michigan Interagency Coordinating Council (MICC) and were approved by the MICC and authorized for distribution by MDE.

BabyTalk - A free lilstserv focusing on information for caregivers of infants and toddlers. Lots of great tips are sent monthly: To join the listserv, send an email with no message to: subscribe-babytalk@listserv.unc.edu

As we find more resources, we will post them here.