Families

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    Journals

    Read about engaging families in the September issue of Young Children. Find out about welcoming families of children who were adopted, supporting gay and lesbian families in the early childhood classroom, promoting children’s science inquiry through water investigations, more.

    To subscribe, visit the Young Children website or call 800-424-2460.

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    Multimedia

    Learn the importance of building positive family communication skills in parents and children. Apply strategies to help parents enhance effective family communication skills. Help children and parents improve listening skills. See how non-verbal skills like avoiding eye contact and fidgeting can block communication.

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    Books
    By Michael J. Rosen, illustrated by Maris Turner

    Using everyday activities and household items, the book helps caregivers create literacy-rich experiences for pre-readers. Written to be shared between an eager new reader and their favorite grown-up, the book emphasizes simple, multi-sensory games, recipes, conversations, and actions to help a child learn to recognize, pronounce, and write the alphabet. Created by renowned children’s book author and educator Michael J. Rosen, the book offers proven ways to engage eager readers in activities that are adaptable to most situations, needs, and environments.

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    By Frances Stern

    This book is intended to help parents develop a positive relationship with their child by offering approaches to math and including activities that make it a source of fun. Many family pastimes can build a child’s foundation in math while including it in a natural way. Introducing math at an early age can help children to explore mathematical ideas throughout their grade-school years. From NCTM. 

  • A Caring Place for Your Infant
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    Brochures

    When you need a simple tool to communicate the developmentally appropriate approach that characterizes your program, this appealing brochure comes in handy. It describes key areas of infants' development, suggests the basic educational approach that helps children learn and thrive, and details what parents should look for in an early childhood program. (Updated in 2009)

     

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    Brochures

     When you need a simple tool to communicate the developmentally appropriate approach that characterizes your kindergarten program, this appealing brochure comes in handy. It describes key areas of children's development, suggests the basic educational approach that helps children learn and thrive, and details what parents should look for in a kindergarten. (Updated in 2009)

     

     

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    Books
    By Kathe Jervis & Barbara K. Polland

    The revision of this favorite book offers explanations, practical tips, and encouragement for teachers and families of preschool children facing the excitement—and stress—of separation. Discusses ambivalence about separation and attachment, the comfort of routines, understanding the child perspective, supporting cultural and linguistic diversity, and more.

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    By Diane Trister Dodge

    This illustrated booklet shows parents how warm and responsive care—at home and in child care—helps shape the future development of infants, toddlers, and twos and their ability to learn. This edition includes information about the building blocks of language, literacy, math, and science. From Teaching Strategies.

     

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    Books
    By Derry Koralek, ed.

    Family involvement is critical to the success of young children in early learning environments and beyond. Educators must strive to acknowledge and value the many differences of each family. Educators must strive to acknowledge and value the many differences of each family.  

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    Books
    By Janis Keyser

    Parent partnerships are an essential factor in every successful early childhood program, and communication is key to developing them. How can you use familiar elements such as newsletters, bulletin boards, parent conferences, and special events most effectively? The answers may surprise you! This comprehensive guide describes proven communication strategies to encourage the involvement of family members.

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