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Ways of Studying Children

An Observation Manual for Early Childhood Teachers

by Millie Almy, Celia Genishi
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

Since the publication of the widely used Ways of Studying Children in 1959, young children and education have experienced many new influences, including an increased emphasis on learning in the early years. Focusing on children under the age of eight, this enlarged edition analyzes theories and practices...
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The Play's the Thing

Teachers' Roles in Children's Play, 2nd Edition

by Elizabeth Jones, Gretchen Reynolds
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

Responding to current debates on the place of play in schools, the authors have extensively revised their groundbreaking book. They explain how and why play is a critical part of children’s development, as well as the central role adults have to promote it. This classic textbook and popular...
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by Mary Renck Jalongo, PhD
Language: English
Release Date: May 1, 2015

AWARD WINNER!  In Literacy for All Young Learners, Mary Jalongo, PhD, offers 65 strategies to support literacy learning with children from preschool through the third grade. With specific suggestions for ELL students, Jalongo includes recommendations for hundreds of great children’s books, websites,...
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Planning for Play

Strategies for Guiding Preschool Learning

by Kristen M. Kemple, PhD
Language: English
Release Date: October 1, 2017

Play is learning! But play in the early years is endangered by the emphasis on push-down academics, mounting parental expectations, and pressures on early childhood teachers to prepare young children for the rigors of kindergarten and beyond. With all of that, gains made by play experiences, including...
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by Sharon Johnson
Language: English
Release Date: June 10, 2013

A tool for parents, teachers and homeschoolers to assist preschool and kindergarten students in matching and vocabulary building with creative word play.
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Block Play

The Complete Guide to Learning and Playing with Blocks

by Sharon MacDonald
Language: English
Release Date: January 1, 2001

Every preschool and kindergarten classroom has a block corner. With over 50 great activities, Block Play is a must-have for every teacher. The activities encourage social skills, problem-solving, science, math, language, and more. Create craft-board trees, railroad tracks and skyscrapers, and watch children experience the joy of learning with blocks!
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Common Characteristics and Unique Qualities in Preschool Programs

Global Perspectives in Early Childhood Education

Language: English
Release Date: November 29, 2012

We live in a world that is transitioning from focus on early childhood education within individual countries into a global perspective that considers how early childhood education is conducted in many diverse cultures and environments. The challenge on a global basis is how to develop programs in...
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by Clarissa Willis, PhD
Language: English
Release Date: July 1, 2009

What do you do when a three-year-old with autism falls on the floor kicking and screaming? How do you communicate with a child who looks away and flaps his hands? Who can help if you suspect a child in your class has autism? Preschool can be overwhelming for a child with autism....
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by Silvia Patt
Language: English
Release Date: June 14, 2013

My First Book of 100 ABC Words and Free 25 kindle fire preschool apps. The book can be used by parents, teachers.The book is short but easy to navigate. A short, This prepares children for early reading.This book uses the links in the book's text to add interactive elements. The book can be used...
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Many Languages, One Classroom

Teaching Dual and English Language Learners

by Karen Nemeth
Language: English
Release Date: January 1, 2009

In classrooms across the country, teachers are encountering more children who are learning English, come from diverse backgrounds, and who speak a variety of languages. As challenging as this may be, a preschool teacher’s goal remains the same: to welcome all children and give them the best possible...
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The Preschool Scientist

Using Learning Centers to Discover and Explore Science

by Robert Williams, EdD
Language: English
Release Date: August 1, 2010

Children learn best through hands-on exploration, observation, and discovery. The more than 100 activities in The Preschool Scientist give children the opportunity to actively engage, experiment, create, and discover, all while exploring the exciting world of science. With a unique inquiry-based approach,...
Cover of No Small Matter: The Impact of Poverty Shocks and Human Capital Investments in Early Childhood Development
by Alderman,Harold
Language: English
Release Date: February 24, 2011

Education is often seen as a fundamental means to improve economic prospects for individuals from low income settings. However even with increased emphasis on basic education for all many individuals fail to achieve basic skills to succeed in life. The book presents evidence that one core reason is that...
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by Suzy Morris
Language: English
Release Date: July 5, 2012

Sight words are a powerful tool that will help your preschool-age child develop their vocabulary and communication skills. Children love gadgets and technology, and these electronic flashcards are viewable on most devices with a free app download.These 40 flashcards are the first in the series...
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by William Ayers
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

This important book is the result of an in-depth inquiry into the lives and work of six outstanding preschool teachers. Through a creative, original combination of interviews, letters, vignettes, interpretive analysis, and reflections, the author describes and links together the events, people, and...
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