Moving from "Best" to Effective in Early Childhood Education

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There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to early childhood education. Join author Michelle Rupiper, subject matter expert on early childhood programs, to learn what makes an educator effective.

Michelle Rupiper, Author, professor emertius of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln

There is no one practice or learning experience that is best in and of itself in all settings or with all children. Effective educators must be responsive to the needs, interests, and abilities of children while incorporating aspects of the community, culture, and family in their teaching practices.