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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 Roger Neugebauer, Bonnie Neugebauer

    A must-have resource for effective management of early childhood programs! This hands-on guide for child care administrators includes more than 90 articles by recognized experts on child care administration, as well as practical ideas from more than 200 of our nation’s most successful directors. From Child Care Exchange.

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    By Margaret H. Johnson, Sharon T. Mitchell, Rosemary Althouse

    This creative and in-depth book will change the way that teachers think about and react to children's artwork. Based on both NAEYC and the National Art Education Association standards, the authors promote the integration of visual art into all early childhood curriculum areas, helping early childhood professionals to present meaningful art experiences to children so that they become engrossed in expressing their ideas and newly learned concepts through art media.

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  • The World According to Mr. Rogers: Important Things to Remember
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    By Fred Rogers

    Culled from Fred Rogers' speeches, program transcripts, books, letters, and interviews, along with some of his never-before-published writings, this touching book is a testament to the legacy of a man who served and continues to serve as a role model to millions. From Family Communications.

     

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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 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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    By PA AAP, Prepared By:, Susan S. Aronson

    This book contains model health policies that can be adapted or used selectively in any type of childcare setting. The policies are designed to allow you to insert information specific to your site so staff can quickly reference and handle day-to-day and emergency situations with proper procedures. Also included are reproducible forms, resource lists, and safety checklists. Covers everything from admissions and illness to media coverage and power failures.

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