The DESSA-SSE (Second Step Edition) is a 36 item assessment based off of the full DESSA and ties in with the Second Step Curriculum for K-5. It can be used as a pre and post measure. Set of 25 paper record forms.
A unique teaching resource perfect for large groups of children. Playful learning approach and unique educational content teaches children key literacy skills. The 100 plans follow a literacy scope and sequence so teachers can help children develop and practice the literacy skills they need to be successful readers. Each chapter focuses on a familiar early childhood topic, such as friends, feelings, colors, and houses and homes. Paperback. 224 pages.
Introduce children to basic literacy concepts and build the foundations for a lifetime love of reading with more than 150 activities. Features theme connections, vocabulary, materials and preparation, and extension ideas. Each chapter focuses on one component of literacy so teachers can use a targeted approach to help children learn essential literacy skills. The activities are easy and fun, and they are appropriate for small groups or for children who need one-on-one attention. Paperback. 232 pages.
Use the 200 bright, colorful cards to help children 18-36 months develop social skills, build vocabulary, increase communication, and improve fine motor skills. The cards fit into the apron pockets, allowing for easy access during the activity. Organized by age range and by colors for each subject. Each card includes a list of materials and step-by-step instructions for completion of the activity.
Accommodates a variety of general purpose storage needs, with an emphasis on book storage. Two built-in dividers to keep books upright, lifetime warranty, and large label area on front. Measures 15"L x 12"W x 6"D.
With forms, worksheets, staff-training workshops, and task lists, as well as helpful guidelines and insights, this groundbreaking guide is filled with practical advice for every program director. Learn how to create a Disaster Readiness Master Plan and implement it; train teachers and administrators how to react in a catastrophic event; educate parents about your disaster plan to reduce panic; create planned evacuation routes and notify local emergency management agencies of your plans; and complete… More »
The literature-based activities in this book help children who have been through a trauma. With activities and exercises that can be used in conjunction with 50 children's books, teachers can use the discussion starters, writing activities, and art activities to promote children's ability to cope and heal. Addresses numerous crises that can affect a child, including earthquakes, epidemics and mass casualty incidents, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and major storms, shelter experiences, volcanic… More »
Capturing the essence of the book "Inspiring Spaces for Young Children," this set of ten 4" x 5" blank note cards includes two cards each of five images (plus envelopes) packaged in a contemporary, envelope-style box. The charming photographs feature authentic, creative learning spaces that reflect intriguing and beautiful environments where young children can learn and grow.
With on-the-go games that are perfect for busy lifestyles, this book is filled with fun and easy literacy games for children to play any time, anywhere. These games introduce the world of letters and reading, while building skills all children need for a lifetime of learning. Paperback.
With 100 classroom-tested activities this book makes it easy for teachers to incorporate discussions about caring for the Earth into any curriculum. Each activity features learning objectives, vocabulary, related children's books, materials, preparation (if necessary), directions, and an assessment component. Paperback.
100 easy-to-do activities give children a peek into the lives of their creepy-crawler friends. Each activity features learning objectives, vocabulary, related children's books, materials, preparation (if necessary), directions, and an assessment component.
With the 100 activities included in this resource, teachers can easily incorporate learning about animals into any curriculum. Each activity features learning objectives, vocabulary, related children's books, materials, preparation (if necessary), directions, and an assessment component.