Provides developmentally appropriate strategies, linked to the DECA results, to foster children's resilience. Strategies address the needs of both the whole class as well as the individual child and are organized by classroom environment, daily program, supportive interactions, activities and experiences, and partnerships with families. The guide emphasizes a team approach among professionals and family members to support the child's social and emotional development.
Outlines a research-based, comprehensive set of standards for green child care. These standards are measurable and graduated, leading you up the scale toward the healthiest environment possible. Categories evaluated in the rating scale include air quality, cleaning products, pests and pesticides, lead and other contaminants (such as plastics, formaldehyde, and fire retardants), stewardship, and green living (including recycling and waste reduction).
Every early childhood professional needs this comprehensive, practical guide to building a developmental parenting program for the families they serve. Includes the Home Visit Rating Scales (HOVRS), an observation tool to assess the quality of home visits from direct observation. 248 pages.
APEEC is the first measurement scale designed to evaluate the use of developmentally appropriate practices in the early elementary classroom (K - 3). Developed for classrooms serving both children with and without disabilities, the APEEC can be used by administrators and researchers to evaluate the degree of developmental appropriateness in inclusive and general education classrooms. It can also be used by teachers as a self-assessment tool. The book includes a carefully thought-out score sheet,… More »
After completing the Go Green Rating Scale, use this Handbook to take steps toward improving your score. Offers practical guidelines to help you improve your green rating score and sample letters to inform families about the benefits of creating healthier environments.
Beautiful Baby, Wonderful Child celebrates the miracle bond between mother and child. These themes of attachment, self-regulation, and initiative are critical to the optimal development of the child. Many of the behaviors associated with these themes are captured in the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment, Infant/Toddler version (DECA-I/T). This is an excellent resource for Infant/Toddler programs wanting to assess some of these key developmental concepts.