Curriculum / Teaching

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    By Derry Koralek, ed.

    This vibrant book, compiled from Young Children articles, focuses on the varied powers of play—as a source of enjoyment and as a tool for learning. Addresses areas such as play’s role in academic learning, toddler play, outdoor play, theories of play, adaptations for children with special needs, and media impact on play. Also includes a list of key resources in the area and carefully designed questions and activities to aid readers in reflecting on the articles.

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    By Ingrid Chalufour & Karen Worth

    This essential guide for trainers and administrators familiarizes staff to the Building Structures 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 Derry Koralek, ed.

    The articles in this engaging volume, mostly from Young Children, address the purposes of and uses for assessment. Expert commentary from Marian Marion, Gayle Mindes, Richard Clifford, Diane Trister Dodge and others offers an overview of the topic and specific examples to show how assessment informs and improves practice in early childhood education. Includes a statement of position from NAEYC and NAECS/SDE. Also available in Spanish (see #285S).

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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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    Posters

    This informational poster (18"x24") will inspire people who love children to consider taking on the rewards and responsibilities offered by a career in early childhood education.

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    Illustrates the ways in which children begin to acquire the capabilities that support communication and future learning. 20 min. Produced by The Child Care Collection at Ball State University. 

    Part of the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers Video Series, based on the research of From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development. Produced by The Child Care Collection at Ball State University. 

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    Brochures
    By Bruce Cunningham

    Children benefit from having men as well as women in early childhood programs. This informative brochure is specially developed by men for men to let them know about the many possible early childhood jobs.

    Children benefit from having men as well as women in early childhood programs. This informative brochure is specially developed by men for men to let them know about the many possible early childhood jobs.

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  • Appropriate Curriculum for Young Children: The Role of the Teacher (DVD)
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    Depicts developmentally appropriate practices in programs for young children, showing adults' important roles in helping children learn through play and child-initiated activity. NAEYC gratefully acknowledges the support of the American Express Company. Produced by South Carolina Educational Television. 28 min.

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    Brochures

    A brochure that provides information on the Americans with Disabilities Education Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as they relate to early childhood programs, plus a list of resources for technical information.