From Modest Beginnings to Leading the Field
Discover how Teaching Strategies continues its tradition of innovation to support early childhood educators and the children they serve.
Teaching Strategies launches its distance learning solution. Curriculum, professional development, assessment, and family partnership tools and resources are available digitally, 24/7, to educators everywhere.
In partnership with the creators of Baby Einstein®, Teaching Strategies launches ParentPal®—an all-in-one parenting coach providing daily experiences to help children from birth to age 5 reach their key developmental milestones and thrive.
Coronavirus closes educational programs nationwide. Teachers are left short on resources after being thrown into a new paradigm of education: learning at a distance.
Teaching Strategies acquires ReadyRosie, the leading provider of solutions for extending learning into the home. With Modeled Moment videos, family workshops, and data dashboards, educators can help families build meaningful home learning environments.
The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool Sixth Edition edition launches with Daily Resources and newly developed, Expanded Daily Resources.
GOLD® is expanded beyond age 6 to include children from birth through third grade
Teaching Strategies acquires Tadpoles®— a complete early childhood program management tool. Administrators can track classroom counts and attendance, communicate securely with families, and manage billing.
For the first time, Teaching Strategies launches The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool with Daily Resources. Now the most popular preschool curriculum is offered as a complete system by including intentional teaching activities, books, CD-ROMs and all the resources needed for instruction in the classroom.
Teaching Strategies launches GOLD®—the complete assessment resource for children from birth through age 6. Now available as an online application, GOLD® can store child data, and generate real-time reports to help teachers track a child’s progress.
Built upon new research in early childhood development and the needs of home child care programs, Teaching Strategies releases the second edition of The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care.
Teaching Strategies launches Study Starters—the first step-by-step guides that help teachers develop studies filled with unique, customized investigations for the children they teach.
After 4 years in development, Teaching Strategies launches The Developmental Continuum for Ages 3-5—a first-of-its-kind resource to track children’s developmental progress that would become the foundation for GOLD®.
Time magazine features a special cover report, “How a Child’s Brain Develops,” bringing national attention to the importance of early childhood learning and development.
Teaching Strategies launches The Creative Curriculum® for Infants and Toddlers—the first curriculum supporting teachers and caregivers of our youngest learners.
Teaching Strategies launches The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care—the first early learning curriculum responsive to the needs of children from birth to age 12—for use in childcare or at-home programs.
Based on the successful training program created for the military, Teaching Strategies launches the Caring For… series— a comprehensive training program to help teachers develop the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain a CDA credential.
Diane self-publishes the first edition of The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool—including a filmstrip on room arrangement to guide teachers in setting up their learning environments.
The U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare’s Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) funds the Child Development Associate (CDA)—the first credential to improve early childhood education.
Diane Dodge (founder of Teaching Strategies) becomes the Education Coordinator for a Head Start program in Mississippi. She is tasked with setting up the education program for 900 children and training the program’s teachers.