Welcome to Discover MDI – the Field Guide for the Middle Years Development instrument (MDI) – a powerful tool to understand and support children’s well-being and positive development in the middle years. Discover MDI guides you on your journey with the MDI—from understanding the MDI and the importance of middle childhood, to collecting, exploring, and sharing MDI data and using MDI data to improve the well-being of children in the middle years. Get started on your Journey with the MDI below.
“Once children start expressing themselves we should be paying attention; right from the beginning. As they grow older they learn to understand that somebody is listening. When we start hearing their stories and paying attention we learn from each other.”
Joan Gignac, Executive Director, Aboriginal Head Start Association of BC