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    By Derry Koralek, ed.

    New edition now available! Language is central to children’s development on all fronts. Research confirms that a rich language environment in the early years is key to children’s success in many areas. Yet many children lack such language learning opportunities, unless they find them in their early childhood program. The engaging, research-based articles in this book describe powerful ways to promote oral language throughout the early childhood curriculum.

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    By Derry Koralek, ed.
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    By Carol Copple

    How do we work with young children and their families in ways that are truly responsive to their differences and effective in combating bias? Over the years NAEYC has played a leading role in addressing this question and publishing significant works in the area of anti-bias, culturally responsive education. Now we offer this collection of readings—from Young Children, NAEYC books, and other respected publications. They reflect the strong, continuing current of thoughtful work on teaching young children in a diverse society.

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    By Karen Worth & Ingrid Chalufour

    This indispensable guide for trainers and administrators introduces teaching staff to the complete Discovering Nature With Young Children curriculum—from planning to implementation. Features an introduction to scientific reasoning for adults, workshops to prepare teachers to use the curriculum, and strategies for supporting teachers over time through mentoring and guided discussions. Includes detailed charts, forms and reproducible overheads for extended study and reflection. From Redleaf Press.

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    By Paula Jorde Bloom

    This practical book explores the subtle and important distinction between leadership as a role and leadership as a set of skills and competencies that can be supported and nurtured at all levels of the organization. It will help you assess your unique leadership style; understand the values and beliefs that shape leadership behavior; increase interpersonal understanding among staff; increase shared commitment to the center's goals; make action plans that get implemented; solve organizational issues in a collegial and non-confrontational way; and plan for your successor.

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    By Diane Trister Dodge & Joanna Phinney

    What is my child actually learning in preschool? What can I do to help? This illustrated booklet answers the questions many parents ask and shows how parents and teachers can work together to help children acquire the skills, attitudes, and habits to do well in school and throughout life. From Teaching Strategies.

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    By Emily Vance & Patricia Jimenez Weaver
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    By Donna Couchenour & Kent Chrisman

    Children learn about sexuality the same way they learn about everything else—through words, actions, interactions, and relationships. Families are children's primary teachers about sexuality development, but early childhood teachers and directors also support children's healthy sexuality development as they interact with children, work with families, and plan programs. This book provides key information to both early childhood educators and family members about what is typical in young children and how to support them in this early and inquisitive stage.

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    By Stephen W. Sanders

    Most young children love vigorous physical activity, but research shows that they may not continue to be active throughout childhood and beyond if they lack a foundation of skills. Early childhood educators need to ensure children's learning of the physical skills as well as movement concepts necessary to start them toward active and healthy lives. This book provides guidance on what high-quality movement programs should include: environments designed for young children, effective curriculum components, developmental approaches to teaching, planned assessment, and more.

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    By Alice Sterling Honig

    For healthy adjustment in childhood and later in life, infants and toddlers need secure attachments to the adults who care for them. Loving, responsive, and consistent care from primary caregivers is key to young children learning to form relationships. Alice Honig, with her vast experience and deep knowledge of research and theory, distills key points needed in understanding and building attachment. Vital information and sound advice for caregivers and parents too.

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