Links to Early Learning is a research-based, comprehensive curriculum designed to provide a strong foundation for early learning and development in preschool children through rich and varied learning experiences. The goal of the curriculum is to expose children to activities in a play-based setting that are closely aligned to the School Readiness goals of the state for both 3- and 4-year-olds and Head Start Child Outcomes Framework. Every lesson is designed to achieve specific learning objectives correlated to those standards.
Links to Early Learning is based on the research of recognized experts, professional educators, and leading national organizations. Teaching strategies, activity components, recommendations for interactions, and lesson content has been established based on the research reviewed.
Provided within the curriculum are strategies, ideas, and activities that both new and experienced teachers will find easy to use. The curriculum addresses all areas of development for preschool children and provides individualization strategies for providing more support, as needed, meeting the needs of dual-language learners, and expanding the concepts for children needing a challenge.