Classroom Management

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Planning for Play - Paperback
Planning for Play - Paperback
Item: 89711
Status: In Stock
$14.95
Play is learning! But play in the early years is endangered by the emphasis on push-down academics, mounting parental expectations, and pressures on early childhood teachers to prepare young children for the rigors of kindergarten and beyond. With all of that, gains made by play experiences, including readiness skills and social-emotional development, have fallen away. Young children learn best through play. This book helps educators understand the different types of play and the rich opportunities… More »
Rethinking the Classroom Landscape - Paperback
Rethinking the Classroom Landscape - Paperback
Item: 81334
Status: In Stock
$34.95
An early childhood classroom should reinforce and enhance young children's sense of belonging and connection to their environment, each other, their families, and their community. This book invites educators and administrators to rethink the traditional classroom, with inspirational examples showing how to weave elements that reflect each center's community into the classroom design. Colorful photos show what teachers can do to encourage a sense of community unique to each classroom. Easy-to-implement… More »
Preschool Classroom Management
Preschool Classroom Management
Item: 61268
Status: In Stock
$24.95
An essential resource all teachers can use. Tips and techniques on dealing with daily routines and schedules, managing behavior issues, and building a caring community in the classroom. 224 pages.
Simple Transitions for Infants and Toddlers
Simple Transitions for Infants and Toddlers
Item: 39410
Status: In Stock
$21.95
An insightful resource which offers over 400 tips, ideas, and activities to help infants and toddlers move smoothly through the day. Includes book lists on different topics and great ideas to help parents and teachers deal with big transitions in the child's life, such as separation anxiety and more. Age focus: Birth - 24 months. 168 pages.
Inspiring Spaces for Young Children
Inspiring Spaces for Young Children
Item: 18893
Status: In Stock
$34.95
This book invites teachers to enhance children's educational environment in a beautiful way by emphasizing aesthetic environmental qualities such as nature, color, furnishings, textures, displays, lighting, and focal points. Step-by-step instructions and lush photographs take educators through the process of transforming ordinary classrooms into creative, beautiful learning spaces.
Leadership in Action (2nd Edition) - Paperback
Leadership in Action (2nd Edition) - Paperback
Item: 71757
Status: In Stock
$29.95
Leadership begins in the head and heart. It is a way of thinking about yourself and the vital role you play in your early childhood program. This book dispels the myth that there is one best leadership style that all directors should emulate. It will help you understand the subtle but important distinction between leadership as a role and leadership as a set of skills and competencies that can be supported and nurtured at all levels of the organization. Filled with practical suggestions and lively… More »
Crisis Manual for Early Childhood Teachers
Crisis Manual for Early Childhood Teachers
Item: 33673
Status: In Stock
$29.95
Provides insight on identifying and responding to problems, working with parents, and seeking help with issues such as death, sexual abuse, divorce, natural disasters, and more. 382 pages.
Getting to the Heart of Learning - Paperback
Getting to the Heart of Learning - Paperback
Item: 72299
Status: In Stock
$16.95
Through the activities in this book, teachers and caregivers are shown how easy it is to foster children's sense of curiosity through group explorations that promote social connection and positive development. With step-by-step instructions, "Getting to the Heart of Learning' weaves social-emotional learning into activities that support math, science, literacy, and motor skills. Rather than adding in activities throughout the day, these explorations integrate social-emotional learning across… More »
Teaching STEM in the Early Years
Teaching STEM in the Early Years
Item: 29046
Status: In Stock
$39.95
The foundation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education begins in the early years. Teaching STEM in Preschool and Kindergarten provides more than 90 activities and learning center ideas that seamlessly integrate STEM throughout your early childhood classroom. These hands-on STEM experiences enhance cooking, art, music activities, block play and sensory table exploration, and outdoor time. Information on assessments and early learning standards is also provided. Paperback. 320 pages.
Teachable Transitions
Teachable Transitions
Item: 47290
Status: In Stock
$14.95
Transform those troublesome minutes between planned activities into moments of stimulating learning. Activities in this book will help to keep each preschooler engaged throughout the day.
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans for Children 3 to 6
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans for Children 3 to 6
Item: 86673
Status: In Stock
$34.95
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans has more than 250 complete lesson plans covering topics from colors and numbers to seasons and nursery rhymes. Each lesson plan is complete with learning objectives, a circle or group time activity, book suggestions, snack ideas, five learning center activities, assessment strategies, and related songs, poems, and fingerplays. With easy-to-use lesson plans for more than an entire school year, this book belongs on every teacher's bookshelf! 574 pages.
Rating Observation Scale for Inspiring Environments
Rating Observation Scale for Inspiring Environments
Item: 18973
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Looking through an aesthetic lens of nature, color, furnishings, textures, displays, lighting, and focal points, educators will learn to determine a classroom's level of aesthetic beauty. ROSIE then provides images and examples to assist in turning learning spaces into inspirational environments in which children can grow and learn.
The Complete Learning Center Book
The Complete Learning Center Book
Item: 86672
Status: In Stock
$39.95
Wake up your classroom with these unique learning centers and new ideas for energizing traditional learning centers. Completely revised, each learning center now includes assessment tools and updated literacy components. In addition, you will find 9 completely new learning centers. Complete with learning objectives, a detailed illustration of the learning center, center activities, literacy connections, a web of integrated learning, list of props, vocabulary words, assessment tools, a letter to… More »
Infants, Toddlers and Twos: Foundations of Responsive Caregiving
Infants, Toddlers and Twos: Foundations of Responsive Caregiving
Item: 26031
Status: In Stock
$34.95
Understanding the development of infants, toddlers, and twos equips you with the tools and best practices needed to guide, teach, and care for them. Foundations of Responsive Caregiving addresses the unique needs and responsibilities you have as you influence the ways young children acquire skills, master developmental competencies, and build positive relationships. This foundational approach helps you understand young children's development and provide high-quality, responsive caregiving to support… More »
More than Counting: Standards Edition
More than Counting: Standards Edition
Item: 29047
Status: In Stock
$34.95
$19.95
Teeming with 126 activities organized by NCTM standards! Modifications for children with special needs and material lists are also included. 304 pages.
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Transition Activities for Children 3 to 6
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Transition Activities for Children 3 to 6
Item: 60345
Status: In Stock
$34.95
Over 600 attention-grabbing activities to help turn stressful moments into fun learning experiences. Teachers will be able to use the transition activites in this book to fill a spare minute, help children calm down, wait for another activity, and much more. Through play, children learn to comuniate, interact,and expand their cognitive thinking horizions. 576 pages.
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities for Children 3 to 6
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities for Children 3 to 6
Item: 60343
Status: In Stock
$34.95
Over 600 learning center activities created by teachers for teachers. You'll find traditional learning centers with new twists as well as unique new learning centers to spice up your classroom. 576 pages.
Wired To Move - Paperback
Wired To Move - Paperback
Item: 27684
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Learn what makes boys tick (and run and jump and yell), and discover how to actively engage the boys in your early childhood classroom with simple effective strategies that support boys' learning. Using the latest brain research to explore and explain the differences in how boys and girls learn, 'Wired to Move' provides early childhood educators with facts and strategies to actively engage boys in an early childhood setting. It addresses the unique needs of African-American and Hispanic or Latino… More »
The Insightful Teacher - Paperback
The Insightful Teacher - Paperback
Item: 27683
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Emphasizing essential interpersonal skills that should be developed in early childhood, this guide offers a holistic approach to developing classroom communities in which each child feels recognized, appreciated, and able to contribute. Taking into account a teacher's goals, values, strengths, and weaknesses, guidance is offered for adjusting and planning for developmentally appropriate expectations, classroom organization, and communication with families. Filled with concrete examples and effective… More »
Infants, Toddlers, and Twos: Activities for Responsive Caregiving
Infants, Toddlers, and Twos: Activities for Responsive Caregiving
Item: 26032
Status: In Stock
$26.95
The first three years set the stage for a lifetime of learning. Activities for Responsive Caregiving is filled with more than 80 developmentally appropriate activities and experiences that help young children acquire skills, build positive relationships, and optimize their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development. This resource also provides strategies that support your role as a responsive caregiver. Age focus: 0 - 3. Paperback.176 pages.
The Instant Curriculum
The Instant Curriculum
Item: 60342
Status: In Stock
$29.95
This new revised edition features over 350 all-new activities with over 750 activities in all. A must-have for all preschool teachers. Includes activities for every area of the curriculum, including language and literacy, math, science, dramatic play, and movement and music. The focus on concepts and skills provides a flexible format to strengthen skill areas for one child or the entire group. 512 pages. By Pam Schiller and Joan Rosanno.
Real Classroom Makeovers - Paperback
Real Classroom Makeovers - Paperback
Item: 26127
Status: In Stock
$26.95
Learning environments are an important topic as more and more teachers try to make their classrooms into places that support and inspire learning. This book shows early childhood teachers step-by-step how small changes can transform their classrooms into wondrous environments for children to learn and grow by using "before" and "after" pictures. Written in simple, down-to-earth language, this book introduces and describes the philosophy behind creative learning environments based… More »
A Show Of Hands
A Show Of Hands
Item: 61241
Status: In Stock
$24.95
$14.95
A unique resource describing how the use of puppets can support emergent literacy skills, introduce children to literature, and help manage the classroom. Includes tips for designing, constructing, or buying puppets. Also includes how to use puppets with special needs children. 232 pages.
Room to Learn: Elementary Classrooms Designed for Interactive Explorations
Room to Learn: Elementary Classrooms Designed for Interactive Explorations
Item: 30785
Status: In Stock
$39.95
You may know classroom environments are a complex interaction of physical elements, including sensory components, design and organization, aesthetics, nurturing attributes, and pedagogical resources. Did you know these elements are proven to work together to improve early learning, self-efficacy and higher order thinking skills, and ultimately to achieve better child outcomes? "Room to Learn" presents the Assessing the Pillars of the Physical Environment for Academic Learning (APPEAL)… More »