Childhood and Educational Resources

Listed here are two that may be found in the list below, but they were of special interest to me so I listed them first………………

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

This sites offers an array of information for children and families; you can purchase items from their store, read helpful articles about the development and education of children and find information on upcoming conferences in various locations.

World Forum Foundation

This organization is for educators all around the world.  Their mission is, “to promote an on-going global exchange of
ideas on the delivery of quality services for young children in diverse settings”—World Forum Foundation

Here’s more helpful resources from various organizations as well as articles that may be useful….

Turnbull, A., Zuna, N., Hong, J. Y., Hu, X., Kyzar, K., Obremski, S., et al. (2010). Knowledge-to-action guides. Teaching Exceptional Children, 42(3), 42-53.

Article: UNICEF (n.d.). Fact sheet: A summary of the rights under the Convention on the Rights of the Child.(

  • Websites:
    • World Forum Foundation
      This link connects you to the mission statement of this organization. Make sure to watch the media segment on this webpage
    • World Organization for Early Childhood Education
      Read about OMEP’s mission.
    • Association for Childhood Education International
      Click on “Mission/Vision” and “Guiding Principles and Beliefs” and read these statements.

Selected Early Childhood Organizations

Selected Professional Journals (Available through Walden University Library)

  • YC Young Children
  • Childhood
  • Journal of Child & Family Studies
  • Child Study Journal
  • Multicultural Education
  • Early Childhood Education Journal
  • Journal of Early Childhood Research
  • International Journal of Early Childhood
  • Early Childhood Research Quarterly
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Studies
  • Maternal & Child Health Journal
  • International Journal of Early Years Education

These are a few more sites, not listed above but great sites for parents, teachers and/or educators…..

This site offers information on child development and it offers an array of educational materials.

Teachers Pay Teachers

This site awards you the opportunity to get and share ideas with other educators; it is, “an open marketplace for educators”—Teachers Pay Teachers

This site is for parents and educators; it offers advice, information, and educational materials for children within various age groups.


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