Early Learning Center
The Early Learning Center (ELC) in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is a quality care and learning environment for young children, pre-service teachers, and teacher educators. Here you can find many helpful resources for caregivers like these and more.
- Tips for Working From Home While Caring for Small Children
- How to Have Honest and Age Appropriate Conversations With Pre-School Children About Covid-19
Follow the ELC Blog for more helpful tips and fun things to do with your children while home during this not so ordinary time.
The Korn, Learning, Assessment, and Social Skills (KLASS) Center in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, offers clinical services, education and training, and continues research with the goal to provide clinical and outreach services to students, parents, and teachers for students with learning and/or behavioral difficulties or those that require additional assistance. Featured on their website announcements, you will find helpful resources for caregivers like these and more..
- Helping Children Cope with Covid-19, Part 1 & Part 2
- Resources Compiled by Doctoral Students and Faculty Members from the School Psychology Program to Assist With the Struggles Related to Covid-19 or in General When Helping Their Kids Navigate Academic and Behavioral Challenges.
- ADHD and the Curse of Time
Follow the KLASS Center Announcements Page for more helpful tips and resources.
From Our Special Education Experts
- Special Education teacher and teacher educator in University of Tennessee Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, Mari Beth Coleman, created this casual video on using prompting to promote learning and independence at home. We hope it helps!
From Our Behavior Experts
- Parents, looking for tips for supporting better behavior at home? Check out this video from the Tennessee Behavior Supports Project at UT to learn about some strategies teachers use in schools.
- Why Is My Big Kid Acting Like a Toddler? Regressions are normal during stressful events and Sally Hunter, clinical assistant professor in Child and Family Studies, offers tips on how to identify the regressions and how to deal with them as shared in the New York Times.