IELDS Crosswalks & Alignments

  • Birth to 3 Guidelines–IELDS
    Shows how many areas of early learning and development from birth to age 3 come together to influence when and how the child attains and demonstrates development and learning goals and standards from age 3 to kindergarten.
  • Kindergarten–IELDS
    Compares Illinois Early Learning Standards Kindergarten with the 2013 Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards in five areas: social studies, physical development and health, the arts, English language home language development, and social/emotional development.
  • Head Start–IELDS
    Compares Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Domains and Elements with the 2013 Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.
  • Early Learning Scale (ELS) and IELDS Crosswalk
    This document shows how various ELS strands align with IELDS benchmarks.
  • Alignment of Teaching Strategies GOLD Objectives
    This document aligns the 2013 Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards with the objectives, dimensions, and indicators of the Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment system
  • Alignment of The Work Sampling System: Preschool–3 and Preschool–4
    These documents align the 2013 Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards with The Work Sampling System, 5th Edition

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About this Resource

Revised: 2013