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  • Item #: 118
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    By Eva Moravcik, Nancy K. Freeman, & Stephanie Feeney

    Companion resource to Ethics and the Early Childhood Educator: Using the NAEYC Code. Here's a book full of engaging, effective ways to introduce the 2005 NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and explore thorny ethical issues that face early childhood educators. The authors share a wealth of tools and techniques developed through their extensive experience teaching about ethics and the NAEYC Code.

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    By Kathe Jervis & Barbara K. Polland

    The revision of this favorite book offers explanations, practical tips, and encouragement for teachers and families of preschool children facing the excitement—and stress—of separation. Discusses ambivalence about separation and attachment, the comfort of routines, understanding the child perspective, supporting cultural and linguistic diversity, and more.

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    By Elizabeth Jones

    Follow master educator Elizabeth (Betty) Jones as she teaches an introductory course in early childhood education. She actively engages the students, encouraging them to make decisions, ask questions, and engage in collaborative problem solving—herself modeling the behaviors that should be practiced by adults working with young children.

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  • Item #: 7203
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    By Dorothy S. Strickland & Shannon Riley-Ayers

    Today’s busy early childhood practitioners are being asked to do more, know more, and produce “results,” especially in the area of literacy development. Here is a resource that covers key aspects of literacy learning and teaching, including child development, standards, curriculum planning, assessment, professional development, and connections between school and home. Attention is given throughout to issues related to linguistic and cultural diversity, and all chapters end with “leadership strategies” that serve as a quick guide for action and reflection.

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    By Judy Harris Helm, Sallee Beneke, & Kathy Steinheimer

    This updated classic shows teachers proven methods for documenting—including collecting, analyzing, and displaying—young children’s work in the classroom. Applicable to different curriculum models, it provides tips on how to develop children's portfolios to use for assessment and accountability, as well as for sharing with families.

     

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    By Paula Jorde Bloom

    Better relationships with others begin with honest self-reflection—a quest to discover who we are by recognizing our passions, values, talents, personal resources, and even our weaknesses. Through thought-provoking questions and engaging exercises, this installment of the popular “Director’s Toolbox” series will help you assess your journey through adulthood, identify the gap between your current and ideal employment, and become your own mentor. From New Horizons.

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    By Stacie G. Goffin & Valora Washington

    In this frank discussion of the purpose, identity, and responsibility of early childhood care and education, the authors examine the major issues and leadership challenges that must be addressed if children are to be given more and better opportunities. They show how adaptive leadership work can unify the field, create openness to new strategies for change, generate a shared vision, and build a viable strategy for its achievement. This is a critical resource for anyone hoping to enact change in the early childhood field. From Teachers College Press. 

     

  • Item #: 2006
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    By Judy R. Jablon, Amy Laura Dombro, & Margo L. Dichtelmiller

    This resource explores the vital connection between observing and effective teaching, offering guidelines and specific strategies to help teachers and caregivers transform observing into an essential component of their teaching practices. Much more than just a set of skills, observation is a mindset of openness and wonder that helps teachers and caregivers get to know more about each child in their care. In this second edition, the authors have added extensive, up-to-date examples to help teachers apply wha

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  • Item #: 2005
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    By Barbara Bowman & Evelyn K. Moore, eds.

    “Strong social-emotional development underlies all later social, emotional, and academic success.” But among the 20–50 percent of children who enter kindergarten not ready to learn, social-emotional development is often where they are least prepared. This collection of seven commissioned papers summarizes an NBCDI study of the current state of research and programs addressing preschoolers' social-emotional development, looking at issues from a multicultural perspective. From the National Black Child Development Institute. 

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    By Mimi Brodsky Chenfeld

    Known and loved for her vitality and individuality, Mimi Chenfeld has been teaching and sharing her deep love of children for 50 years. This collection of new and selected writings compiles some of the insights and adventures that have occurred during that time and also looks ahead to what the next 50 years will bring. These writings are sure to be inspiring to anyone who values kids! Copublished with Redleaf Press.