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Preschool Foundations and Curriculum Framework

The California Preschool Learning Foundations describe competencies—knowledge and skills—that most children can be expected to exhibit in a high-quality program before entering kindergarten. As companion volumes to the foundations, the California Preschool Curriculum Framework present strategies for early childhood educators that enrich learning and development opportunities for all California preschool children. Find information on each of the learning domains from the foundations and frameworks below:

Overview 
overview presentations

Social-Emotional Developmentsocial emotional development Language and Literacylanguage and literacy ELDEnglish language development

Mathematics
mathematics

Visual and Performing Artsvisual and performing arts Physical Developmentphysical development
 
Healthhealth
 

Science
science

History-Social Sciencehistory social science

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