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    By Barbara Kaiser & Judy Sklar Rasminsky

    The third edition of this perennial favorite provides new research-based strategies to help preservice and practicing teachers understand, prevent, and respond effectively to challenging behaviors. Useful for primary, preschool, and child care educators, this book includes practical tips for responding to children’s needs and helping them know what’s expected. Includes new material on inclusion, autism, culture, and dual-language learning. From Pearson.

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    By Mary Jo Pollman

    Spatial development is linked with higher achievement not just in math and science, but across all academic areas. This guidebook helps educators seamlessly integrate spatial learning into their everyday curriculum. Focusing on math, science, art and literature, and social studies, this book includes research-based insights and ready-to-use activities to promote the spatial development of children in preschool through grade 3. From Brookes Publishing. 

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    By Gera Jacobs & Kathy Crowley

    Preschool teachers today are often challenged by and concerned about the expectations in states' early learning standards. Authors Jacobs and Crowley tackle these concerns head-on, providing teachers with lively, creative ideas to develop children's genuine curiosity while building the skills they'll need to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. Includes well-planned projects and activities that both capture children's interest and enhance social and pre-academic development. From Corwin Press.

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    By Aerial Cross

    Play is necessary for children to learn and developmentally thrive. For this reason, early intervention is vital in addressing and redirecting play challenges that may appear in young children. This book addresses five common play challenges and provides key intervention guidelines and sample play plans for each challenge. These play challenges include children who

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    By Angéle Sancho Passe

    Making the transition into kindergarten is a significant and exciting milestone in young children's lives. With proper coordination and planning, it can be a smooth process, benefiting children, families, and schools. Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten? provides information and practical advice to help you help children and their families prepare for the transition and then successfully begin kindergarten. Includes helpful activities, reproducible checklists and handouts, and planning templates. From Redleaf Press.

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    By Rheta DeVries & Christina Sales

    If you think the words young children and physics don’t belong together, think again. Based on the theories of Piaget and the work of DeVries and Sales, this book successfully makes the case for building a constructivist approach to physical science learning in the early childhood classroom.

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    By Judy Harris Helm & Lilian Katz

    Completely updated and expanded, this book will help teachers use the project approach in child care centers, in preschools, and in kindergarten, first grade, and early childhood special education classrooms. For those new to using projects, the book introduces the approach and provides step-by-step guidance for conducting meaningful projects. Experienced teachers will find the teacher interviews, children’s work, photographs, and teacher journal entries used to document the project process in actual classrooms very useful.

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    By Carollee Howes & Robert C. Pianta, eds.

    Edited by ECE experts Howes and Pianta, this book will help decision-makers and administrators begin to develop coordinated, effective teacher quality systems—ones that not only get teachers ready for the classroom, but also promote continuous learning of new skills and strategies.

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    By Sydney L. Schwartz & Sherry M. Copeland

    The most pressing challenge in early childhood education today is to find a way to meet the standards within a developmentally appropriate approach. In this book, two active early childhood educators provide teachers with resources to bring content alive and document it in every-day, action-based preK and kindergarten classrooms. This book includes lists of key content ideas—coordinated with learning standards in science, mathematics, social studies, and the communication arts—to guide teacher observations of, and interactions with, young children.

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    Designed to support teachers, supervisors, and coordinators as they develop and refine mathematics curriculum, this volume offer practical ideas for bringing focus to mathematics learning and instruction in the classroom. Focus in Grade 1 describes and illustrates learning paths for the mathematical concepts and skills of each grade 1 Curriculum Focal Point from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Covers common student errors and misconceptions and ways in which to avoid and remediate such mistakes. Copublished with NCTM.