Objectives and Goals for Development & Learning?

The 38 research-based objectives are the heart of the curriculum and define the path teachers take with children in their classroom.  They inform every aspect of teaching, include predictors of school success, and are aligned with state early learning guidelines and the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework.  The objectives cover 10 areas of development and learning, including broad developmental areas, content areas, and English language acquisition.  Many of the objectives also include dimensions that guide teachers’ thinking about various aspects of that objective, and help clarify what it addresses