Blended practices refers to “the integration of practices that can be used to address the needs of all children in inclusive settings” (Grisham-Brown, Hemmeter and Pretti-Frontczak, 2017, p. 7).
If you are interested in learning more about the blended practices model, here are several resources available in our lending library:
- Carta, J., and Young, R.M. (2018). Multi-tiered systems of support for young children: Driving change in early education. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.
- Grisham-Brown, J., Hemmeter, M.L., and Pretti-Frontczak, K. (2017). Blended practices for teaching young children in inclusive settings (2nd ed.). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.
- Grisham-Brown, J., and Pretti-Frontczak, K. (2011). Assessing young children in inclusive settings: The blended practices approach. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.
- Pretti-Frontczak, K., Grisham-Brown, J., and Sullivan, L. (Eds.) (2014). Blended practices for all children (Young Exceptional Children Monograph Series No. 16) Los Angeles: Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children.
Please visit our library for more information about the evidence-based curriculum available for checking out.
Additionally, the Virginia Department of Education provides resources on early childhood curriculum and instruction.