Curriculum / Teaching

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    By HighScope Early Childhood Staff

    This guide offers small-group learning experiences that build on children’s natural curiosity and interests. Early childhood teachers will find many ideas for new materials and experiences in five curriculum content areas: language and literacy, mathematics, science and technology, the arts, and physical development and health. For each small group, the book suggests how teachers can provide useful scaffolding for children at three different levels of learning and development. From HighScope Press.

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    “What You Do Matters” Stress Reliever Star

    Show a fellow educator that you appreciate all that she or he does and understand the anxiety the day can bring. Soft and durable and with a message of gratitude, these foam tension-relievers prove to be a wonderful gift.

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    By Marjorie J. Kostelnik, Marilyn L. Grady

    This accessible manual is perfect for all educators looking for ways to prepare their youngest students for future learning success. Blending research-based content with practical applications, this comprehensive guide shows principals and other educators how to recognize and create successful early childhood programs in their schools to ensure that young learners are ready to enter kindergarten. The authors provide an inside view of the early childhood field, touching on key areas of operation and discussing ways to avoid common pitfalls.

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  • Item #: 20004
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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 2009 issue features articles on games, food sensitivities, light and shadow, and language.

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    The Teaching Young Children Staff Development Guide, NEXT, is designed for center directors, staff development specialists, and teacher educators for use in meetings, training sessions, or in-service days. Each issue of NEXT takes an in-depth approach to several of the articles in Teaching Young Children, and provides key points to reinforce, discussion prompts, workshop activities, and ideas for applying content. Corresponds with TYC vol. 2 no. 4.

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    The cluster theme for the March 2009 issue of Young Children is "Supporting All Kinds of Learners," and the journal features a variety of articles focused on teaching all children, including children with disabilities and dual language learners. Articles in this issue include "Investigating Rocks and Sand: Addressing Multiple Learning Styles through an Inquiry-Based Approach," with engaging photos of a kindergarten project, and "Research in Review: What Television Can (and Can't) Do to Promote Ear

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    By Ann S. Epstein

    Social-emotional learning is key to every child's ability to manage feelings and to interact successfully with others. This book covers 11 separate topics of social-emotional learning from developing a positive self-identity to creating a democracy and offers numerous teaching strategies and suggestions for professional development. Drawing on extensive research and discussion from the early childhood field, this book helps the thoughtful educator chart a path for young children to develop the social-emotional skills they need to succeed in school and in life.

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  • Teaching Young Children Vol. 2 #3 Teaching Guide (NEXT)
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    The Teaching Young Children Staff Development Guide, NEXT, is designed for center directors, staff development specialists, and teacher educators for use in meetings, training sessions, or in-service days. Each issue of NEXT takes an in-depth approach to several of the articles in Teaching Young Children, and provides key points to reinforce, discussion prompts, workshop activities, and ideas for applying content.

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    By Carol Copple & Sue Bredekamp, eds.

    Bestseller! Since the first edition in 1987, NAEYC's book Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs has been an essential resource for the early child care field. Fully revised and expanded, the 2009 version comes with a supplementary CD containing readings on key topics, plus video examples showing developmentally appropriate practice in action.

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    By NAEYC

    Because teachers, advocates, parents, and faculty asked for a stand-alone version of the 2009 Position Statement on "Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs" to give to principals, school board members, and other decision makers, it is now available as a 36-page booklet.