Website Navigation Videos
The videos below are full of information about how to get around our Website, IRIS Resource Locator (IRL), STAR LegacyModules, and numerous professional development options. Click the links to begin.
This video tour of the IRIS Website highlights our homepage and the site’s four main areas: Resources, PD Options, Articles & Reports, and About (time: 5:21).
Navigating the IRIS Resource Locator (IRL)
This video demonstrates key features of the IRIS Resource Locator. The IRL is the primary search engine for these popular resources: Modules, case studies, activities, information briefs, interviews, video vignettes, and our Web resource directory. Links to CONNECT Modules developed by the Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill can also be found here (time: 3:30).
Navigating an IRIS STAR Legacy Module
This video demonstrates the navigation features and components of our STAR Legacy Modules, including the Challenge, Initial Thoughts, Perspectives & Resources, Wrap Up, and Assessment sections. Additionally, you’ll learn about other key features of the modules (time: 4:48).
Earning an IRIS PD Certificate of Completion
Watch this video to learn how to navigate the IRIS PD Hours Store, set up an account, and select from a growing number of IRIS STAR Legacy Modules to put toward your professional development hours (time: 3:06).
Watch this video to learn how to navigate our interactive HLP alignment tool. Developed in collaboration with the CEEDAR Center, the HLP alignment tool identifies which IRIS resources provide information on HLPs (time: 4:46).
Navigating the IRIS School & District Platform
Watch this video to learn more about the key features of the IRIS School & District Platform. From viewing PD progress to downloading data for accountability purposes, the IRIS School & District Platform is an affordable, intuitive tool that enables school leaders to manage and support the professional growth of staff (time: 5:02).