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Exploring Early Childhood Education Resources
The purpose of this page is to help faculty and students to explore Early Childhood Education resources.
On this page you will find:
- A list of favorite online resources used by faculty and staff.
- Links to pages full of useful websites related to various early childhood education topics.
- Links to a preset database search for early childhood education eBooks.
These resources can also be found on our Library Resources page.
Favorite Online Resources
Michigan Department of Education -- Child Development and Care
Provides links for parents, providers and partners to Michigan-related child development and care information.
Child Care & Early Education Research Collection, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
The collection brings together original research, syntheses, fact sheets and briefs, datasets, instruments, and other research-related resources from the wide range of social science disciplines and professional fields that study early care and education.
Child Welfare Information Gateway, State Guides & Manuals
Links to State publications that describe child welfare services and provide guidance to professionals and families.
Zero to Three
Zero to Three works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit by connecting those who can truly make a difference in the life of a child with the research, resources and tools they need.
State of Babies Yearbook 2020
The State of Babies Yearbook is a national and state resource developed by ZERO TO THREE to tell the story of America’s babies through key indicators in the domains infants and toddlers need to thrive: Good Health, Strong Families, and Positive Early Learning Experiences.
Child Development: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides information about developmental stages, children's mental health, and parenting for health professionals, educators, and parents.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research.
Off Campus Library Database Access
Schoolcraft students, faculty, and staff can access library databases from off-campus through Blackboard by clicking the “Organizations” tab. Go to https://bb.schoolcraft.edu
Early Childhood Education Links
Early Childhood Education eBooks