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Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice
An Introduction for Teachers of Children 3 to 6

Author(s): Carol Copple, Sue Bredekamp (click on the author's name for more titles)

Developmentally appropriate practice is so fundamental to the early childhood field that all new educators need a sound grasp from the very start. While DAP’s basic concepts aren’t difficult or arcane, they can be understood wrongly or incompletely—and often are! This engaging little book describes the core concepts and makes them meaningful to everyday practice for preschool teachers.

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Comprehensive Preschool Curriculum Teacher's Guide

Author(s): Kay Albrecht, Linda Miller (click on the author's name for more titles)

This self-directed guide is designed to provide more than 40 hours of professional development for teachers using Innovations: The Comprehensive Preschool Curriculum.

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Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Third Edition
Serving Children from Birth to Age 8

Author(s): Carol Copple, Sue Bredekamp (click on the author's name for more titles)

Since the first edition in 1987, Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs has been an essential resource for the early childcare field. Now fully revised and expanded, the 2009 version comes with a supplementary CD containing readings on key topics, plus video vignettes showing developmentally appropriate practice in action. Based on what the research says about development, learning, and effective practices, as well as what experience tells us about teaching intentionally, DAP articulates the principles that should guide our decision making.

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Early Years Learning Framework in Practice, The
A Handbook for Educators and Parents

Author(s): Amelia Church, Bridie Raban, Jan Deans, Kay Margetts (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book is intended to help directors, co-ordinators and educators to implement the EYLF with confidence, and is the first to provide a practical resource to assist early childhood professionals in this task.

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RRP $39.95

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Emergent Curriculum

Author(s): Elizabeth Jones, John Nimmo (click on the author's name for more titles)

A stimulating resource for getting teachers—or aspiring teachers—thinking about developing meaningful curriculum.

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RRP $37.95

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Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings
From Theory to Practice

Author(s): Susan Stacey (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book takes an exploratory look at the components of emergent curriculum and how its practices and principles can improve the learning culture of early childhood programs. Emergent Curriculum will give you a unique and thorough look at this method and also includes information on how to observe, reflect, interpret, document, and plan long-term projects

 

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Essentials of Active Learning in Preschool 2nd Edition
Getting to Know the HighScope Curriculum

Author(s): Ann S Epstein (click on the author's name for more titles)

This practical guide presents a comprehensive and user-friendly introduction to the HighScope Preschool Curriculum, covering early childhood theory and research, teaching practices, curriculum content, and professional development. The book’s appealing format offers examples, checklists, photos, child and teacher anecdotes, and thoughtful questions and hands-on exercises to help both experienced and new teachers reflect on their beliefs and practices.

This second edition reflects the most up-to-date research on child development and effective teaching practice.

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Increasing the Power of Instruction
Integration of Language, Literacy and Math Across the Preschool Day

Author(s): Judith A Schickendanz (click on the author's name for more titles)

A day in a preschool classroom can be hectic, and with so many learning goals to be met, it?s no surprise that teachers sometimes wonder how they will get it all done. This accessible book by Judith Schickedanz shows teachers how to maximize the scope and power of their instruction through integration?across content domains and across learning contexts.

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Innovations: Comprehensive Preschool Curriculum, The

Author(s): Kay Albrecht, Linda Miller (click on the author's name for more titles)

The book identifies, explains, and supports the major developmental tasks of preschool children, including adjusting to school, making friends, exploring roles, communicating, problem-solving, and expressing feelings.

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Learning From the Bumps in the Road
Insights From Early Childhood Leaders

Author(s): Debra Ren-Etta Sullivan, Janet Gonzalez-Mena, Holly Bruno, Luis Antonio Hernandez (click on the author's name for more titles)

Professional development for early childhood educators

Professional and personal growth takes time and the road isn't always smooth, but it is a learning-filled adventure

Holly Elissa Bruno, Janet Gonzalez-Mena, Luis Antonio Hernandez, and Debra Ren-Etta Sullivan are accomplished professionals and respected leaders in the early childhood field. After a decade of speaking together at national professional development conferences, twelve of their most important topics are now available as essays. Each chapter presents dialog among the authors about a particular topic—from power imbalances to embracing technology in the classroom—and the lessons gleaned from facing and overcoming uncertainty and obstacles.

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Learning Together with Young Children
A Curriculum Framework for Reflective Teachers

Author(s): Deb Curtis, Margie Carter (click on the author's name for more titles)

Learning Together with Young Children will help teachers reflect on their own professional influences and approach to teaching young children. They will learn to use multiple ways - stories, songs, art, and drama - to foster each child's expression of his or her unique developmental journey.

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Let Them Play
An Early Learning Curriculum

Author(s): Jeff A Johnson (click on the author's name for more titles)

This (un)curriculum is all about fostering children's play, trusting children as capable and engaged learners, and leaving behind boxed curriculums and prescribed activities. Filled with information on the guiding principles that make up an (un)curriculum, learning experience ideas, and suggestions for building strong emotional and engaging physical environments,

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Lively Kindergarten, The
Emergent Curriculum in Action

Author(s): Elizabeth Jones, Kathleen Evans, Kay Stritzel Rencken (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book will help you understand that creating emergent curricula is not easy. Doing so effects a teacher's choice to challenge her own professional growth, to pay genuine attention to each child's needs and to invent strategies for accomplishing all this within the constraints of the system.

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Making The Most of Plan-Do-Review
The Teacher's Idea Book 5

Author(s): N Vogel (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book provides a blueprint for successful implementation of strategies that help children plan activities, accomplish goals, solve problems, make changes and reflect on the outcome of their actions. It includes support strategies, practical tips and suggestions, tried-and-true games and experiences for children, answers to frequently asked questions, real-life examples, sample notes to parents, a parent workshop plan, and planning and recall sheets to use with children.

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RRP $58.95

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Power of Projects, The
Meeting Contemporary Challenges in Early Childhood Classrroms, Strategeies and Solutions

Author(s): Judy Harris Helm, Sallee Beneke (click on the author's name for more titles)

This timely volume will help teachers on the front line to tackle the key challenges they face in today's classrooms with children aged 3-8. The authors show how good project work can provide solutions to problems that seem overwhelming to many teachers of young children.

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