Collaborative Schooling

Educators & Early Learning Providers copied from for reference

This page provides valuable program information and links to demonstration video clips for P-3 teachers and early childhood providers.

State Learning Standards

Early Learning and Development Benchmarks - Child development information for all who care for and support young children - parents, family members, caregivers and teachers.

Grade Level Standards & Resources - This Web site provides user-friendly access to the learning standards along with aligned resources. These standards describe in detail what students are expected to know and be able to do in each grade.

OSPI's Teaching and Learning site - Provides more information about subject area content.


Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WaKIDS) is being piloted in over 120 classrooms in kindergarten classrooms across the state.

Guide to Assessment in Early Childhood, Infancy to Age Eight (PDF) - A guide designed to be useful for all early childhood professionals/providers. Black-and-White Version(PDF); Color Version (ZIP, 27 mgs)

Family and Community

Center for the Improvement of Student Learning (CISL) - This Web site focuses on the improvement of student learning and on family, school and community partnerships.

Additional Resources

Visit the following OSPI links for more early learning resources:

The Whole Child: A Caregivers Guide to the First Five Years - Annenberg Media - A video instructional series in early childhood development.

K-2 Video Instructional Programs - Annenberg Media – Dozens of teacher resources for grades K-2 that you can view online with a broadband connection.

Early Childhood Doing What Works Video Programs - U.S. Department of Education – Research-based educational practices.