This kit contains toys for eight types of experiences that support children's development and learning. This kit features a sampling of items designed to enhance the experiences of "Connecting with Music and Movement", "Creating with Art", "Exploring Sand and Water", and "Going Outdoors" for Mobile Infants and Toddlers. Kit includes (over 100 items): Music CD, Musical Instruments, Board Books, Rattle Set, Sound Discovery Kit, Rainbow Chalk, Paint Brushes,… More »
Children's development is enhanced when adults are interactive and they are provided with opportunities to learn the appropriate use of materials and the expected behaviors for situations. Young children who develop symbolic play skills during their toddler years are better able to continue to make positive progress towards success in later school. This series of DVDs is designed to help caregivers of young children develop dramatic play and language experiences that will support the development… More »
This guide provides everything needed for preparing the environment, creating routines, and evaluating individual learning styles. Lesson plans and steps for creating new lessons are provided, as well as guides for evaluating children's progress. Facilitate the development of key character traits in children: caring, honesty, integrity, respect, responsibility, and self-discipline. Paperback. 120 pages.
Now enhanced and updated based on extensive user feedback and a NEW unparalleled research sample of more than 12,000 children, ASQ-3™ is the most accurate, cost-effective, and parent-friendly way to identify children from one month to 5 1/2 years with developmental delays.
Absolutely essential to using ASQ-3™, this revised and redesigned guide provides step-by-step guidance on administering and scoring the questionnaires, setting up a screening system, working with families effectively, and using ASQ-3™ across a wide range of settings.
This kit gives users quick, convenient access to all the items they need during the ASQ screening. The ASQ-3™ Materials Kit has approximately 20 engaging toys, books, and other items designed to encourage a child's participation and support effective, accurate administration of the questionnaires. All of the materials in the kit are safe, durable, easy to clean, age appropriate, culturally sensitive, and gender neutral.
Everything you need to start screening children with ASQ-3™: 21 photocopiable print masters of the questionnaires and scoring sheets, a CD-ROM with printable PDF questionnaires, the ASQ-3™ User's Guide, and a FREE ASQ-3™ Quick Start Guide.
This resource guide should be used with the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale®-revised edition. It explains why each item is important, what is needed to meet the requirements for all items, and how to score. Over 800 color photographs taken in child care settings are presented in this text of 465 pages. We have also developed a classroom list to correlate with ITERS-R™ (sold separately).
By Thelma Harms, Richard M Clifford, Debby Cryer, From the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute of North Carolina. Evaluates physical environment, basic care, curriculum, interaction, schedule, program structure, and parent and staff education.
This revised version offers practical assistance in the form of Notes for Clarification and an Expanded Score Sheet to simplify scoring. The items and indicators are the same as in the original version. Assess the quality of infant and toddler classrooms and enhance program development with charts detailing levels of quality from inadequate to excellent. Explanatory notes appear on facing pages. Scoring sheets and ITERS-R™ Profile included.
It's all about...Quality in the classroom, incorporating activities with the appropriate materials and achieving higher environmental rating scores using this new activity kit for infants. Includes durable activity cards, age appropriate materials and a storage container to keep everything in place.
This multimedia package demonstrates how to use the ITERS-R™. Each training package contains an interactive video and an instructor's guide, which explains how to present the various training activities and provides answers and explanations for any questions that may arise. A 16-page video guide and training workbook, containing training activities, is sold separately. Each participant will require a personal copy of the video guide and training workbook, which can be reproduced for use in… More »
Birth - 36 months. A criterion-referenced instrument measuring development in 6 domains. E-LAP™ is appropriate for all children, including those with disabilities. The instrument is excellent for Early Head Start Programs and effective for communicating and collaborating with parents about their children's progress. Includes scoring sheets appropriate for summarizing results 3 times each year. Kit includes materials necessary for assessing 20 children. Additional manuals and scoring books available.
The increasing concern over the effect of child care on children's lives has focused attention on the quality of that care. Since most out-of-home care is provided in family child care homes, the need has grown for an accessible, reliable, and thorough means of assessing the quality and suitability of such settings. Developed through lengthy field testing, research, and revision, the Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale consists of 32 items, organized under six major headings: Space and… More »
This guide provides research-based, simple, easy to use social and emotional strategies for the home and child care setting. Included are reproducible forms and checklists to help programs reflect on overall social and emotional quality of early care and education settings.