Janice J. Beaty

ISBN-13: 9781337566216

Aligned around ten learning centers in a preschool classroom, PRESCHOOL APPROPRIATE PRACTICES, 5th Edition is a must-have resource for preschool teachers creating the learning environment in their classroom. Easy to read and full of practical ideas, this text helps you learn how to act as a facilitator of preschoolers' self-directed...

Nancy Beaver, Susan Wyatt, Hilda Jackman

ISBN-13: 9781305960633

EARLY EDUCATION CURRICULUM: A CHILD'S CONNECTION TO THE WORLD shows you how to conduct observations and assessments of children and the program, plan and implement a curriculum, set up an inclusive child-centered environment, and evaluate and document program quality and children's learning. Whether you are a student or an experienced...

Ruth E. Cook, Anne Marie Richardson-Gibbs, Laurie Nielsen

ISBN-13: 9781305960695

This practical, hands-on-guide encompasses workable ideas on how to include and support young children with disabilities in all preschool classrooms. Teaching strategies and adaptations are offered by program activity rather than by disability, so you can more easily coordinate adaptations to each part of your lesson plan. The main focus...

Lynn R Marotz, Sara Kupzyk

ISBN-13: 9781305964303

PARENTING TODAY'S CHILDREN will help you understand parenting roles, responsibilities, and challenges. Based on the latest research findings, the text addresses contemporary topics in a clear, concise, and thought-provoking manner. A developmental framework makes learning easier for you, as each chapter builds on the previous one. You'll relate to many...

Marjorie Kostelnik, Anne Soderman, Alice Whiren, Michelle L. Rupiper

ISBN-13: 9781305960756

Updated throughout and featuring an emphasis on NAEYC and other standards, GUIDING CHILDREN'S SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING: THEORY AND SKILLS, Ninth Edition, focuses on ways professionals can help children develop both positive feelings about themselves and social competence. You'll find practical, developmentally appropriate strategies for how to work with children...

Christi Crosby Bergin, David Allen Bergin

ISBN-13: 9781305964242

Covering development from early childhood through high school in an easy-to-follow format, this book provides you with authentic, research-based strategies and guidelines for your future classrooms. The authors apply child development concepts to topics of high interest and relevance to teachers, including social-emotional development, classroom discipline, humor, constructivism, and many...

Valerie Ooka Pang

ISBN-13: 9781305386471

Learning how to use a variety of instructional methods to reach diverse students is vital in schools today. DIVERSITY AND EQUITY IN THE CLASSROOM will teach you how to bridge the gap between theory and practice using a student-centered and culture-centered approach based on a philosophy of social justice and...

Janet Leigh Towell, Katherine C. Powell, Susannah Brown

ISBN-13: 9781285171272

Featuring a holistic approach that integrates literacy, educational psychology, and the arts, this early literacy textbook provides creative strategies and activities to help you meet the needs of diverse learners, birth through age nine. Comprehensive, yet written in a conversational style, it presents ideas to use as a springboard for...