Curriculum / Teaching

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    Learning a second language takes time, effort, motivation, use, and instruction. Teachers must learn to accept a child's silence, use alternative communication strategies, embrace families as partners in education, and understand the cultural roles, values, traditions, and languages that influence children. This DVD teaches the early childhood educator how to do these things, and also includes specific strategies that are effective in working with English language learners, project work that can be used to develop social co

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    Teaching Young Children is NAEYC's magazine for anyone who works with preschoolers. Colorful, informative, and easy-to-read, TYC is packed full of teaching ideas, strategies, and tips. The April/May 2012 issue features articles on playground safety, autism spectrum disorder, rough play, and taking care of yourself.

    To subscribe, please visit the TYC website or call 800-424-2460.

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    By Carolyn Edwards, Lella Gandini, & George Forman, eds.

    This book describes how the world-renowned preschool services and accompanying practical strategies for children under age 6 in Reggio Emilia have evolved in response to the community's demographic and political transformations, and to generational changes in both the educators and the parents of the children. From Praeger.

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    The March issue shares real stories from real classrooms. Read about how children respond to their teacher’s battle with breast cancer, the use of digital photography to engage infant and toddler caregivers in reflective practice, and how a physical science inquiry approach supports children's problem-solving skills. Visit the Young Children website to read these articles and more.

     

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    By Gail Perry, Barbara Henderson, & Daniel R. Meier, eds.

    Through teacher research, teachers engage in the systematic study of their own practice to answer questions they have about teaching and learning, and their own effectiveness. This book explores

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  • Preschool Learning Centers (10-Poster Set)
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    This set includes colorful, laminated posters based on the popular Teaching Young Children feature Revisiting Learning Centers. Each of the 10 laminated posters (art, blocks, cooking, discovering science, dramatic play, literacy, math and manipulatives, music and movement, sand play, and water play) is 11”x14” and suitable for framing or posting in the classroom. Titles and labels are in both Spanish and English.

  • Out of the Classroom and into the World
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    By Salvatore Vascellaro

    Combining practical and theoretical guidance and illustrated throughout, Out of the Classroom and Into the World visits a rich variety of classrooms transformed by innovative field trip curricula—showing how students’ hearts and minds are opened as they discover how a suspension bridge works, see what connects them to the people and places of their neighborhood, and come to understand the ecosystem of a river by following it to its source.

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  • Teaching Young Children Vol. 5 #3
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    Teaching Young Children is NAEYC's magazine for anyone who works with preschoolers. Colorful, informative, and easy-to-read, TYC is packed full of teaching ideas, strategies, and tips. The February/March 2012 issue features articles on teaching vocabulary, bringing humor into the classroom, and using collage art projects to encourage high-level thinking and conversation. To subscribe, please visit the TYC website or call 800-424-2460.

  • Young Children Journal - January 2012
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    The content of January’s “Curriculum, Assessment, and Teaching: Putting It All Together” cluster was culled from presentations at NAEYC’s 20th National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development. It includes a look at how creative and collaborative projects can address early learning standards, successful adult learning communities, and a report on how children’s fully developed play can enhance social development. Also included are ideas for incorporating arts into the STEM curriculum using Mr.

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  • Growing Minds: Building Strong Cognitive Foundations in Early Childhood
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    By Carol Copple, ed.

    From the beginning of life, young children’s learning and activities depend on their cognitive capabilities and development. To cope with the environment they live in, children need to learn about their physical and social worlds; acquire language; regulate their bodies, emotions, and thoughts; and gain competence in literacy, mathematics, science, and other knowledge domains. This collection of readings from books and Young Children articles outlines important dimensions of their early cognitive development and describes approaches for promoting it. 

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