In addition to the six curriculum units, Connect4Learning: The Pre-K Curriculum also features a teacher's handbook to support the daily implementation of the curriculum and to ensure each learning experience follows educational best practices. The handbook offers guidance to enhance teachers' understanding of learning trajectories and specific teaching techniques, such as scaffolded writing and instructional models to help promote children's social skills. Suggestions for daily routines and transitions, play experiences, and more are discussed in great detail. The handbook also includes tips for working with families of all backgrounds to strengthen the learning foundations established in the classroom are also included.
The director's handbook provides preschool child-care center and Head Start directors with additional support when supervising the implementation of Connect4Learning: The Pre-K Curriculum across their entire center or program.
The principal's handbook offers school administrators information and guidance when supporting the implementation of the curriculum across public school prekindergarten programs. The resource includes information on educational best practices, the importance of play and repetition, and other prevalent concepts and instructional techniques in C4L.