From Handprints To Hypotheses

Author: Todd Wanerman
Editor: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605542466
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Creativity, initiative, and inquiry are important in all children's early education, including toddlers and two-year-olds. This book focuses on using the project approach—a teaching strategy that enables educators and caregivers to guide children through in-depth studies of real world topics—to scaffold very young children's early learning. It provides information on creating sensory-based experiences—developmentally appropriate for toddlers and twos—that bring new perspectives and activities into the classroom. Todd Wanerman has been teaching toddlers and twos for twenty years. He is the coauthor of Including One, Including All.

Including One Including All

Author: Todd Wanerman
Editor: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 160554180X
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Inclusive early childhood settings benefit all children, whether or not they have identified special needs. Including One, Including All provides theoretical, conceptual, and practical information on relationship-based, inclusive practices for early childhood classrooms, an approach that strengthens every child and supports the child’s behavioral, emotional, social, and learning challenges. Written by a team of professionals who are known for their successful work using this model, Including One, Including All includes blueprints for organizing this important work with children and their families and addresses the challenges and rewards of inclusion in early childhood classrooms, and chronicles the experiences of two children with special needs in early childhood settings.

Engaging Children S Minds The Project Approach 3rd Edition

Author: Lilian G. Katz
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144082844X
Size: 16,11 MB
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Now in its third edition, this book shows teachers how to incorporate the Project Approach into early childhood and elementary curricula, engaging children intellectually and heightening their capacities for thinking, hypothesizing, reasoning, and expressing their natural curiosity. • Presents the philosophical, theoretical, and research bases of project work that serve to explain how the Project Approach enables children to make better, more in-depth and accurate sense of their experiences and phenomena in their everyday environment • Includes descriptions of numerous projects implemented with children in a wide variety of settings to guide teachers through developing their own successful projects with children • Provides a comprehensively updated new edition of the well-known standard book on the Project Approach

Young Investigators

Author: Judy Harris Helm
Editor: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807756903
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This bestseller provides an introduction to the project approach with step-by-step guidance for conducting meaningful investigations. The Third Edition has been expanded to include two new chaptersHow Projects Can Connect Children with Nature and Project Investigations as STEMand to assist teachers with younger children (toddlers) and older children (2nd grade).

Family Child Care Homes

Author: Linda J. Armstrong
Editor: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605543373
Size: 11,99 MB
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Create a warm and inviting place where children feel at home. Discover the many ways your home can provide comfortable places where children love to learn and love to be. Filled with no- and low-cost ideas, this book demonstrates many unique and practical possibilities for your home's indoor and outdoor spaces. Chapters are packed with colorful photographs and provide examples and tips for designing learning zones, selecting items, organizing materials, and more. Checklists, resources, and questions are included to help you evaluate your setting, implement changes, and create a place that feels like a second home to the children in your care.

Cliffsnotes Graduation Debt

Author: Reyna Gobel
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544319168
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With updated information that reflects the myriad changes in the student loan industry that affect students and their parents burdened with student loan debt, CliffsNotes Graduation Debt, Second Edition provides a step-by-step road map for effectively managing student loan debt and having a successful financial life. Reyna Gobel has accumulated tens of thousands of dollars in student loans, recovered from student loan default, and set herself on a mission to help others who face a seemingly insurmountable student loan burden, with a powerful message about taking a step-by-step approach and not being overwhelmed by the sheer weight of student loan debt. Divided into small subsections geared toward those neck-deep in debt, this book is easily digestible to students who aren’t inclined to focus on their finances. Readers are encouraged to take action steps, such as finding long-lost student loans that may have gone into default, discovering payment plans they can afford, consolidating loans when it makes sense to do so, saving money on eating out and groceries, improving credit scores, tweaking their debt-to-income ratios so they can buy a home, and discussing their student loan and non-student loan debt with their significant others. By the end of the book, readers will be on the road to financial stability, with extra money for vacations and other fun stuff, too.

Dual Language Learners

Author: Angèle Sancho Passe
Editor: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605542024
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Growing research shows that many children from immigrant and refugee families are not doing well in school, due in part to linguistic and cultural disadvantages. Teaching dual-language learners requires cultural sensitivity, an understanding of language acquisition, and intentional teaching strategies. Combining research and techniques, this resource helps early childhood educators support dual-language learners as they develop the skills necessary for school readiness and success. Angèle Sancho Passe, an early childhood education consultant and writer, is trilingual and has worked with many programs serving dual-language learners. She is the author of Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten?

Infant Toddler Social Studies

Author: Carla B. Goble
Editor:
ISBN: 9781605545608
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Advance a child's sense of self, cultural identity, social relationships, and connectedness to community through developmentally appropriate activities

Developmentally Appropriate Play

Author: Gaye Gronlund
Editor: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605540374
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Help children participate in purposeful play to promote the development of a number of important skills.

Engaging Children With Print

Author: Laura M. Justice
Editor: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462514839
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Preschool teachers and early childhood professionals know that storybook reading is important, but they may not know how to maximize its benefits for later reading achievement. This indispensable guide presents research-based techniques for using reading aloud to intentionally and systematically build children's knowledge of print. Simple yet powerful strategies are provided for teaching preschoolers about book and print organization, print meaning, letters, and words, all while sharing engaging, commercially available books. Appendices include a detailed book list and 60 reproducibles that feature activities and prompts keyed to each text.