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What is Ideal Learning?

Ideal Learning assumes that children best achieve their potential through experiences that activate their interests, abilities, and talents, and build knowledge, know-how, and confidence. Read more


Principles of Ideal Learning Programs

Collaboratively written by members of the Ideal Learning Roundtable, the Principles document outlines the core concepts that form the foundation of high-quality ECE, or Ideal Learning. Read more


Ideal Learning Made Real

The Trust for Learning is featured in a mini-documentary created in partnership with NationSwell that shows what Ideal Learning looks like. Watch