Children who have the opportunity to participate in high-quality early learning experiences are more likely to be ready for school and tend to have stronger social-emotional and academic skills. The Advancing Effective Interactions and Instruction (AEII) initiative helps Virginia early childhood leaders and teachers focus on three key ingredients – curricula, teacher-child interactions, and instruction – that we know make a difference in children’s development and learning.
What We've Learned
Over the past few years, AEII has helped Virginia’s early childhood leaders better understand the quality of classroom interactions and instruction in preschool classrooms across the Commonwealth.
The Impact of High-Quality Supports
Teachers, parents, and children share why high-quality learning opportunities and professional development supports are critical to everyone’s success in the classroom.