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Spotlight on Young Children: Equity and Diversity
Spotlight on Young Children: Equity and Diversity
Item: 35848
Status: In Stock
$25.00
In this resource book teachers will be able to evaluate bias within the classroom, learn how to have navigate different conversations with children and their families, and learn how to implement new policies to create a fair and equal environment. This book will help teachers, new and experienced, commit to making their classroom a more inclusive place for all children. Teachers will also be able to strengthen their teaching strategies, expand their curriculum and evaluate their classroom environment… More »
Each and Every Child: Teaching Preschool with an Equity Lens
Each and Every Child: Teaching Preschool with an Equity Lens
Item: 35849
Status: In Stock
$28.00
This helpful teacher resource will guide you through creating an equitable environment for children ages 3 - 5. This book features a variety of topics that will help support conversations about identity, bias and preschool environment. Paperback. 160 pages.
The Power of Presence: A Guide to Mindfulness Practices in Early Childhood
The Power of Presence: A Guide to Mindfulness Practices in Early Childhood
Item: 34585
Status: In Stock
$34.95
The Power of Presence: A Guide to Mindfulness Practices in Early Childhood offers insight and information to help you transform your teaching by learning how to pause, notice your surroundings, and simply be. Learn ways to spark joy, elevate well-being, and promote a deeper sense of inquiry, both personally and with others-young and old. Learn ways to consciously plant seeds of mindfulness at home, in the classroom, and around the world. Paperback. 112 pages.
Honrar a Todas las Familias
Honrar a Todas las Familias
Item: 90617
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$30.00
The purpose of this course is to prepare early childhood professionals to work effectively with a variety of families. Providing educators with the knowledge and skills needed to interact with culturally diverse families in a manner that is respectful and appropriate. Designed to build educators' cultural competency, including understanding how cultural perspectives influence interactions with families. Equip participants with an awareness and understanding of different cultural groups and provides… More »
Child Language Development And Signs Of Delay
Child Language Development And Signs Of Delay
Item: 86128
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$30.00
To support language development in young children, teachers must understand the child as well as the developmental process. This knowledge helps teachers enhance children's language skills as well as identify when there is a delay with a child's language development. This course provides an overview of language development for infants, toddlers, and preschool age children. Teachers will learn about typical, delayed and disordered language development as well as what to do when concerns about a child's… More »
Basics of Inclusion
Basics of Inclusion
Item: 33973
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$30.00
According to the Division of Exceptional Children (DEC), "Inclusion is children of all abilities learning, playing, and working together." While this sounds great, teachers and parents may wonder if inclusion is really the best choice for a child. Will the child with disabilities struggle and the child without disabilities fall behind? This course introduces learners to the value of inclusion, steps to creating an inclusive classroom, laws regarding inclusion of children with disabilities,… More »
Autism 101
Autism 101
Item: 32470
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$30.00
Once considered a rare disorder, the most recent study on autism from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 1 in 59 children are living with it. Likely, most of us know someone-a family member, a friend's child, a neighbor, a student-who has been diagnosed. Autism seems to be everywhere, and most of us are left with lots of questions: What is this disorder? What causes it? Is there a cure? Is it becoming more common? What are some strategies for working with a child in… More »
Autismo 101
Autismo 101
Item: 34449
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$30.00
Once considered a rare disorder, the most recent study on autism from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 1 in 59 children are living with it. Likely, most of us know someone-a family member, a friend's child, a neighbor, a student-who has been diagnosed. Autism seems to be everywhere, and most of us are left with lots of questions: What is this disorder? What causes it? Is there a cure? Is it becoming more common? What are some strategies for working with a child in… More »
Many Languages, One Classroom
Many Languages, One Classroom
Item: 17244
Status: In Stock
$12.95
Many Languages, One Classroom applies the latest information about best practices to all aspects of a preschool program. Designed to fit any preschool curriculum, this book addresses state standards and benchmarks of standard quality programming. Organized by interest areas and times of the day, you'll find everything you need to help English language learners during dramatic play, outdoor play, reading, science, blocks, and circle time. Each chapter is broken down into several sections: the environment,… More »
Many Languages, Building Connections
Many Languages, Building Connections
Item: 29008
Status: In Stock
$19.95
All infants and toddlers need experiences that nurture, support, and teach their home language and culture. Language is a vital component of early experiences well before a child can say his first word. Infants and toddlers whose families come from diverse backgrounds and speak different languages are appearing in all kinds of early care and learning settings in growing numbers. Even the most experienced caregiver can feel a bit unsure about meeting the unique needs of infants and toddlers from… More »
The Bilingual Book Of Rhymes, Songs, Stories And Fingerplays
The Bilingual Book Of Rhymes, Songs, Stories And Fingerplays
Item: 60344
Status: In Stock
$29.95
Over 450 rhymes, songs, stories, and fingerplays with Spanish and English on each page to help build vocabulary and language skills. Organized by theme. 384 pages.
Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms
Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms
Item: 33461
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Every day, 250 children are suspended from school. Many are children of color, deprived of opportunities to experience learning at the same rate and quality as white children. Many families don't feel heard or respected in their child's schools. Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms leads early childhood professionals to explore and address issues of bias, equity, low expectations, and family engagement to ensure culturally responsive experiences. Importantly, this book will challenge… More »
Beyond Differences and Diagnoses: The Celebration of Inclusion for All Children
Beyond Differences and Diagnoses: The Celebration of Inclusion for All Children
Item: 11254
Status: In Stock
$45.95
Emphasizes the importance of play in the inclusive classroom. Provides teachers with experiences that will enhance all children's cognitive, social, and emotional development.
Simple Signing with Young Children, Revised
Simple Signing with Young Children, Revised
Item: 92919
Status: In Stock
$29.95
Because their vocabularies haven't yet caught up with their thoughts and emotions, young children often struggle to communicate. Sign language can help them express themselves effectively to adults and peers--without the emotional outbursts caused by frustration! This book features the latest research to equip educators and caregivers with the tools and resources to teach young learners how to effectively communicate. Paperback. 208 pages.
Sensory Integration: A Guide for Preschool Teachers
Sensory Integration: A Guide for Preschool Teachers
Item: 84558
Status: In Stock
$19.95
This resource book offers simple easy-to-use solutions to support sensory needs of preschool children in your classroom. Adaptations and activities are included for Sensory Processing Disorder. Chapters cover concepts such as: Explaining Sensory Integration and Sensory Processing Disorder, Defining sensory avoiders, seekers, and under-responders, Designing the environment to support the sensory development of all children, Helping preschoolers with sensory processing problems, Providing practical… More »
Teaching Infants, Toddlers and Twos with Special Needs
Teaching Infants, Toddlers and Twos with Special Needs
Item: 87090
Status: In Stock
$19.95
This book has been written for all teachers and directors who work with infants, toddlers, and twos, including special educators and educators working with typically developing children. It specifically addresses the needs of children with developmental delays, as well as those children at risk for developing special needs. Each chapter includes experiences and activities that are common to settings where infants and toddlers learn. The strategies provided are easy to use and apply to all children.… More »
The Out-Of-Sync Child - Paperback
The Out-Of-Sync Child - Paperback
Item: 34094
Status: In Stock
$17.00
Written by Carol Stock Kranowitz, The Out-Of-Sync Child was the first of its kind to explain SPD - Sensory Processing Disorder - and provide parents a drug-free alternative in helping their children grow and adjust in the world. This is the revised addition, offering new sections on hearing and vision, and how this disorder often appears alongside other conditions.
The Welcoming Classroom: Building Strong Home-to-School Connections for Early Learning
The Welcoming Classroom: Building Strong Home-to-School Connections for Early Learning
Item: 28587
Status: In Stock
$16.95
The children in today's early childhood classroom are more culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse than ever. As a teacher, your challenge is to partner with each family through recognizing their individual strengths, concerns, priorities, and resources. Dr. Johnna Darragh Ernst offers practical ideas for creating a welcoming atmosphere for families that will encourage them to participate in their children's learning community. From improving children's school readiness to encouraging positive… More »
Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves, 2nd Edition
Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves, 2nd Edition
Item: 35404
Status: In Stock
$47.95
This practical resource, now an expanded and updated second edition, is your guide to building a strong anti-bias program, including learning to know yourself. This title offers information on culture and language, racial identity, family structures, gender identity, economic class, different abilities, holidays, and more. 224 pages.
Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Item: 81379
Status: In Stock
$19.95
The prevalence of ASD is growing tremendously in early childhood classrooms. This book showcases the diverse capabilities of students with ASD and prepares early childhood educators to work effectively with students ages 3-5 with pervasive developmental disorders. Descriptive examples and interactive activities guide teachers to understand how these disorders affect student progress and how educators can tap into student potential. Each chapter offers several strategies to address specific academic,… More »
Literacy for All Young Learners
Literacy for All Young Learners
Item: 72302
Status: In Stock
$29.95
Mary Jalongo, PhD, offers 65 strategies to support literacy learning with children from preschool through the third grade. With specific suggestions for ELL students, Jalongo includes recommendations for hundreds of great children's books, websites, and apps to make teaching easier. Each strategy is designed to be simple to use with all of the children in your classroom-from the not-yet-readers to the fluent readers-and each strategy is tied to the Common Core State Standards for kindergarten through… More »
Nurturing Next Generation Innovators: Open-Ended Activities to Support Global Thinking
Nurturing Next Generation Innovators: Open-Ended Activities to Support Global Thinking
Item: 81387
Status: In Stock
$16.95
Children need a broad view of the world to better work with others and achieve academic success. That means being able to see many perspectives, listen to others, and share their own ideas and perceptions. This book contains simple activities that start with identifying different perspectives and then challenge them to notice what they perceive. The themes are meant to ask children to notice relationships, investigate same and different, use perceptions to develop inductive and deductive reasoning,… More »
Connecting Right from the Start: Fostering Effective Communication with Dual Language Learners
Connecting Right from the Start: Fostering Effective Communication with Dual Language Learners
Item: 72387
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Connecting with dual language learners (DLLs) is a growing reality among early childhood educators, who need to learn practical, proven strategies to reach these students. Grounded in research and strengthened by the author's personal experience as a student learning English, Connecting Right from the Start helps teachers understand the culturally and linguistically diverse children in their classroom, as well as those with disabilities. Some of the skills teachers will learn: ways to make DLLs… More »
The Anti-Bullying And Teasing Book For Preschool Classrooms
The Anti-Bullying And Teasing Book For Preschool Classrooms
Item: 60340
Status: In Stock
$16.95
Over 40 activities that focus on controlling teasing and bullying with friendship, community, and expressing feelings. Use these activities, the classroom environment, and family involvement to create a climate of mutual respect in the classroom. 128 pages.