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.
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.
The Learning Accomplishment Profile Third Edition (LAP™-3) provides a systematic method for observing the skill development of any child functioning in the 36 to 72 month age range, including children with disabilities. The LAP™-3 Kit contains most materials necessary for assessing 20 children. Includes scoring sheets for summarizing results 3 times in one year.
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.
Enhance the growth and development of infants and young children with more than 400 fun, fast, and easy-to-use learning activities -- now in a new edition specially developed to complement ASQ-3™. Perfect for sharing with parents of children who are developing typically or need non intensive support in one or more developmental areas, these playful, developmentally appropriate activities encourage progress in the same five developmental areas as ASQ-3™: communication, gross motor, fine… More »
The Learning Accomplishment Profile -- Diagnostic (LAP™-D), Third Edition, Dual Language (English-Spanish) provides a systematic method for observing children functioning in the 30 to 72 month age range. This assessment is designed for children with typical and atypical development. The LAP™-D Kit contains a standardized set of the materials necessary to administer each item (except stairs and chairs).
Delineates procedures, materials, and criteria for administering the subscales for each developmental domain of the LAP™-D in order to ensure reliable results. One copy of each manual is included in each LAP™-D kit along with a CD of the Spanish manuals for you to print as needed from your computer.
Provides clear, easy-to-follow instructions for administering the LAP™-D. Scoring procedures are carefully addressed to ensure accuracy. Also, includes data regarding the norming process, statistical data, and scoring scales. One manual is included with each kit.
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).
Over 200 activity cards support acquired and emerging skills. Correclated to the developmental milestones found in the LAP™-D, each card includes teaching objectives and material resources for effective implementation.
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 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 »