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CLI develops, implements, and supports an array of resources for families, teachers, early childhood specialists, program administrators, and more.
It takes a community to raise a child, and CLI’s many resources are available to schools and families to support children in reaching their optimal potential. Always based in research and best practices, many of these resources are available at no cost on our online platform CLI Engage.
CLI Engage is a comprehensive e-learning platform housing the Texas School Ready professional development, child progress monitoring tools, classroom observation tools, curriculum, and family engagement resources, available for free to thousands of Texas schools and early childhood programs.
Texas Workforce Registry & Texas Trainer Registry
Housed within the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS), the Texas Workforce Registry provides career tracking advancement for early childhood professionals in all settings and at no cost. The Texas Trainer Registry is a statewide system that approves early childhood trainers and their trainings.
Child Progress Monitoring Tools & Assessments
CIRCLE Progress Monitoring (Pre-K)
The Texas School Ready child progress monitoring tool, the CIRCLE Progress Monitoring System, is a user-friendly, technology-driven tool that enables a teacher to quickly assess a child’s progress in a particular skill area in English or Spanish. This simple yet reliable data collection prompts teachers to focus on lessons that target their students’ least developed skills. CIRCLE Progress Monitoring is hosted on CLI Engage.
Texas Kindergarten Entry Assessment (TX-KEA)
TX-KEA provides teachers with a comprehensive understanding of students’ learning, enabling them to design differentiated instruction to better meet students’ unique needs and share information with families. TX-KEA is available though multiple implementation options to school districts and charter schools in English and Spanish. TX-KEA is hosted on CLI Engage.
TPRI Early Reading Assessment
TPRI is a highly reliable early reading assessment designed to help teachers provide targeted instruction to support the reading development of students in kindergarten through third grade. TPRIis hosted on CLI Engage and available from other vendors.
Continuous Quality Improvement Tools
CIRCLE Classroom Observation Tools
CLI offers several comprehensive classroom observation tools to assist coaches, mentors, and organizational leaders with monitoring and tracking teacher behavior in the classroom over time, and providing tools to guide improvement. These tools were developed for use in the Texas School Ready Project, guiding the positive growth of teacher behaviors for more than 15 years. CIRCLE Classroom Observations Tools are hosted on CLI Engage and available for infant/toddler and pre-K classrooms.
Family Engagement Toolkit
CLI’s family engagement resources make the most of procedures that schools likely already have in place, such as progress monitoring, homework, parent-teacher conferences, and open houses. CLI advocates a new focus for these efforts: supporting families in better understanding children’s development and engaging in fun, developmentally appropriate activities that not only build skills but strengthen the bonds between family members. The Family Engagement Toolkit is available on CLI Engage to access and download at no cost.
Curriculum & Activities for School and Home
CIRCLE Pre-K Curriculum
Incorporating time-tested lessons from the CIRCLE Activity Collection, the CIRCLE Pre-K Curriculum now provides all the resources to support weekly planning and delivery of preschool instruction. CIRCLE Pre-K Curriculum is hosted on CLI Engage and available at no cost to download or access online.
CIRCLE Activity Collection
The CIRCLE Activity Collection translates the best early childhood development research into practice through a variety of activities that teachers can implement during large group, small group, and one-on-one instruction, and families can implement at home to support young children’s learning. The CIRCLE Activity Collectionis hosted on CLI Engage: classroom activities for infant through 2nd grade, and family activities for birth through age 6. Access the family collection directly at cliengagefamily.org!
Developing Talkers & Hablemos Juntos
Developing Talkers and Hablemos Juntos were curriculum supplements used to promote oral language. Listening comprehension and vocabulary skills were targeted through lessons, materials, and instructions on developing and strengthening children’s oral language skills and conceptual knowledge. The curriculum used a series of instructional routines that were repeated across all units.
Reading RULES! is a comprehensive reading intervention program developed for first-grade students by literacy experts at the Children’s Learning Institute.
Professional Development & Training
BEECH Online Training for Home-Based Providers
BEECH is a web-based professional development system specifically designed for home childcare providers, available in English and Spanish. The program focuses on supporting the socio-emotional, cognitive, language, literacy, and mathematics development of young children. BEECH is hosted on CLI Engage and available at no cost.
eCIRCLE Professional Development
eCIRCLE is designed for teachers and administrators serving children three to six years of age and includes extensive video-based demonstrations of effective instructional practices, as well as application-based assignments and activities. eCIRCLE is well-aligned to the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines, covering topics in classroom management, language and literacy, social and emotional development, science, and mathematics. eCIRCLEis hosted on CLI Engage and available at no cost.
Early Childhood Specialist Micro-Credential Program
Offering opportunities for early childhood specialists (such as coaches, mentors, and trainers), the CLI Micro-Credential Program provides professional development acknowledgement for competencies developed throughout their careers. Micro-credentials are part of an early childhood specialist competency framework that includes competencies that all specialists need to demonstrate to serve the early childhood professionals they support effectively. The CLI Micro-Credential Program is available on CLI Engage.
CIRCLE Infant & Toddler Teacher Training: Play with Me Series
Designed for caregivers and parents of children ages birth to three, this FREE online training features instructional strategies in action through video of real teacher-child interactions, common child development theories, experts discussing frequently asked questions, opportunities to track child developmental milestones, and more. The series includes courses on early language, literacy, social and emotional, and cognitive development. The Play with Me Seriesis available on CLI Engage.
State Early Learning Guidelines Training Resources
Texas Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners and Administrators Online Training
Core competencies refer to specific, basic concepts, skills, and abilities that early childhood professionals should learn, understand and be able to demonstrate. This training was designed for early childhood professionals to improve the quality of care and education young children receive. The Texas Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners and Administrators are fully integrated into TECPDS, and the training is available at no cost on CLI Engage.
Texas Infant, Toddler, and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines and Online Training
The purpose of the Texas Infant, Toddler, and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines (ITELG) is to outline expectations about what children should know and be able to do across domains of learning during specific age ranges and to outline steps for caregivers to support healthy development. CLI partnered with the Texas Workforce Commission to develop online training to assist caregivers in understanding early childhood development and in making the most of each day during the early years of growth. The ITELG online trainingis available on CLI Engage.
Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines Online Training
CLI partnered with the Texas Education Agency to provide free, online training that guides teachers through the child outcomes and instructional strategies presented in the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines (Revised 2015). The training covers all ten learning domains and includes extensive video demonstrations of child outcomes and specific instructional strategies filmed in real Texas pre-K classrooms. Each subdomain also links to video lessons in the CIRCLE Activity Collection that support the child skills discussed. The Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines online training is available at no cost on CLI Engage.
Is CLI free? ›
Welcome to CLI Engage
This platform, CLI Engage, now houses free resources for educators and families of children ages 0-6.
The Curriculum Leadership Institute is a non-profit organization that works with school districts, consortia, service centers, state departments, and other education agencies to provide training and leadership for improving student learning.What is the Texas school Ready program? ›
Texas School Ready is a comprehensive early childhood teacher training program combining a research-based, state-adopted curriculum with ongoing professional development and progress monitoring tools. The goal of this program is to help children prepare to enter school.What is child care and education? ›
Early childhood education and care refers to any regulated arrangement that provides education and care for children from birth to compulsory primary school age.Can withheld calls be traced? ›
Private calls can still be traced, even if they have used the '141 number withheld' service. Ask your phone service provider for more details.How long does it take to learn CLI? ›
You can learn the basics of the command line in Coursera's Practical Introduction to the Command Line in just two hours.What is CLI assessment? ›
The CIRCLE Progress Monitoring System is a web-based, prekindergarten assessment system housed on the CLI Engage platform. The system is used by preK teachers to determine their student's knowledge in key developmental areas.What is CLI tool? ›
CLI is a command line program that accepts text input to execute operating system functions. In the 1960s, using only computer terminals, this was the only way to interact with computers. In the 1970s an 1980s, command line input was commonly used by Unix systems and PC systems like MS-DOS and Apple DOS.What is CLI testing? ›
The CLI tests are integration tests - they test the CLI as a standalone application. Originally an attempt was made to write tests with java and junit. But jline hangs when testing the CLI in the same JVM as Junit.What is a TSR coach? ›
The TSR coaching model provides individualized, data-driven coaching that is tightly connected with professional development content. The goal of TSR's coaching support is to help teachers improve their practice using targeted tools and methods to meet each teacher's specific needs in the classroom.
What does TSR stand for in education? ›
Texas School Ready! (TSR!) is a comprehensive early childhood teacher training program that combines a research-based, state-adopted curriculum with ongoing professional development, coaching, and child progress monitoring tools.What are the 4 themes in early childhood education? ›
- Ethics Of Social Reform. ...
- Importance Of Childhood. ...
- Transmitting Values. ...
- Professionalism. ...
- Early Childhood Education at Parkland Children's Academy.
High quality early learning and child care (ELCC) promotes children's physical and psychological safety. It also promotes health and their emotional, social, cognitive, ethical and creative development.What is the purpose of child center? ›
Childcare helps support parents in their social and professional endeavours whilst assisting children in reaching important developmental milestones. Those are just two of the most obvious purposes of childcare. Benefits of a quality childcare centre There are many benefits and purposes for childcare.What is * 82 used for on cell phone? ›
*82 - Unblocks Caller ID on one outbound call
This star code will unblock your caller ID for a single outgoing call if you have previously used *61 to block caller ID for all outbound calls.
Withholding your telephone number means that it won't be available to the person you're calling. You can ask us to permanently withhold your number, or you can choose to withhold it yourself on a call-by-call basis. To withhold your number on individual calls, just dial 141 before the telephone number you want to call.What number do you dial to make your own phone ring? ›
Dial 123 (talking clock) and have a quick chat. Put the phone back on the hook. It will ring. Let someone answer it, and they will hear the clock!What can you do with CLI? ›
A command-line interface (CLI) is a text-based user interface (UI) used to run programs, manage computer files and interact with the computer. Command-line interfaces are also called command-line user interfaces, console user interfaces and character user interfaces.Why is CLI important? ›
Using detailed commands through a command-line interface can be faster and more efficient than scrolling across GUI tabs and dialogs. This can be particularly powerful when handling highly repetitive tasks across many systems, and it demonstrates the advantages of a command-line interface.How do I master cmd? ›
- Type cmd in the Start menu search bar.
- Right-click the Best Match and click Open file location.
- Right-click the Command Prompt shortcut and click Properties.
- On the Shortcut tab, click Advanced.
- Check Run as administrator and click OK twice.
Is CLI better than GUI? ›
Whether you are writing a code or giving instructions to the computer CLI gives better control to the user. Navigating through different icons makes the GUI slow. Thus CLI offers better speed as commands are directly given to the computer. So many professionals preferred CLI because of its speed and performance.What CLI means? ›
A command-line interface (CLI) is a text-based user interface (UI) used to run programs, manage computer files and interact with the computer. Command-line interfaces are also called command-line user interfaces, console user interfaces and character user interfaces.What is CLI app? ›
Command Line Applications (aka CLI applications or simply CLIs - for Command Line Interface) are programs that you interact with entirely through your terminal and shell. They have no graphics or visual interface beyond what you see in your terminal after you run the program.How does a CLI work? ›
Abbreviated as CLI, a Command Line Interface connects a user to a computer program or operating system. Through the CLI, users interact with a system or application by typing in text (commands). The command is typed on a specific line following a visual prompt from the computer.What is the difference between windows and Linux operating system? ›
Linux is an open source operating system whereas Windows OS is commercial. Linux has access to source code and alters the code as per user need whereas Windows does not have access to the source code. In Linux, the user has access to the source code of the kernel and alter the code according to his need.Do Linux commands work in Unix? ›
Usually old commands (like ls, pwd, cd, cp, mv, rm...) tend to be the same on all UNIX flavors (including Linux).Why do people use CLI? ›
A CLI is used whenever a large vocabulary of commands or queries, coupled with a wide (or arbitrary) range of options, can be entered more rapidly as text than with a pure GUI. This is typically the case with operating system command shells.What is GUI and CLI? ›
GUI lets a user interact with the device/system with the help of graphical elements, like windows, menus, icons, etc. The CLI, on the other hand, lets a user interact with their device/system with the help of various commands. Some OS provide their users with only CLI, while some offer both CLI and GUI.How do I create a command line app? ›
- Project Overview.
- Step 1: Set Up the To-Do Project. ...
- Step 2: Set Up the To-Do CLI App With Python and Typer. ...
- Step 3: Prepare the To-Do Database for Use. ...
- Step 4: Set Up the To-Do App Back End. ...
- Step 5: Code the Adding and Listing To-Dos Functionalities.
Command line interpreter is used to implement the text-based interface. Another feature of CLI is command prompt, which is employed as a sequence of characters used in the user interface, or shell. Command prompt is used to notify users that CLI is ready to accept commands. MS-DOS is the best example of CLI.
What is CLI in banking? ›
The Catastrophe Loss Index (CLI) tracks the dollar losses incurred by property insurance companies due to natural disasters.Who uses Command Prompt? ›
In Windows operating systems, the Command Prompt is a program that emulates the input field in a text-based user interface screen with the Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI). It can be used to execute entered commands and perform advanced administrative functions.What is the CLI command to list all the commands? ›
Retrieve the list of commands. Type help and press ↵ Enter . A list of all the available commands will be displayed. The listed is sorted alphabetically.