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Intellectual Emergencies: Some Reflections on Mothering and Teaching
Intellectual Emergencies: Some Reflections on Mothering and Teaching
Item: 16807
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Lilian Katz has spent many years conducting workshops for teachers, parents, and students all over the world, and during those workshops she has often referred to her son Stephen, and what she has termed the "intellectual emergencies" she experienced during the years he was growing up. Her responses to these "emergencies," the moments when he analyzed her actions and challenged her decisions as a parent and a teacher, are pulled together in this book. With music and words from… More »
I Love You Rituals Book
I Love You Rituals Book
Item: 10620
Status: In Stock
$15.99
Seventy-nine interactive activities based on positive messages help children increase their attention spans, reduce hyperactivity, build self esteem, and facilitate language development. The interactions teach children how to be kind and caring using gentle touches. 208 pages.
The Kid's Guide to Service Projects
The Kid's Guide to Service Projects
Item: 27949
Status: In Stock
$15.99
This book contains hundreds of up-to-date service projects and ideas presented in an engaging, kid-friendly format and it has something for everyone who wants to make a difference. Features and benefits include: over 500 service learning project ideas -- from simple to large scale, the "Ten Steps to Successful Service Projects", a new sections on Internet use and school service learning requirements, step-by-step instructions for creating flyers, petitions, press releases, and more. The… More »
ScreamFree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool
ScreamFree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool
Item: 28090
Status: In Stock
$15.00
"ScreamFree Parenting" is not just another parenting book. It's the first parenting book that maintains -- from beginning to end -- that parenting is NOT about kids, it's about parents. As parents pay more attention to controlling their own behavior instead of their kids' behavior, the result is stronger, more rewarding, and more fulfilling family relationships. By staying calm and connected with your kids, you begin to operate less out of your deepest fears and more out of your highest… More »
Zen Parenting
Zen Parenting
Item: 17256
Status: In Stock
$12.95
Zen Parenting offers practical insights into using the Zen practice of non-judgmental awareness to deal with the day-to-day chaos and joy of parenting.The short story format allows readers to easily grasp and apply Zen concepts in their own lives. 144 pages.
Building Relationships with Parents and Families in School-Age Programs
Building Relationships with Parents and Families in School-Age Programs
Item: 26774
Status: In Stock
$29.95
$19.95
This book emphasizes creating positive relationships with parents and families as the foundation for strong, ongoing partnerships between parents and families and after-school programs. This edition includes revised and expanded learning activities and answer guides to reflect current issues and concerns; revised and expanded handouts; enhanced and expanded tools for assessing parent needs and concerns; new and expanded tip sheets for building connections with parents and families; and a selected… More »
Building Relationships with Parents and Families in School Age Programs CD
Building Relationships with Parents and Families in School Age Programs CD
Item: 26775
Status: In Stock
$9.95
$5.00
Get the most of the revised edition with this companion CD-ROM containing more than 40 pages of Core Learning Activity handouts plus sample posters for promoting a family-friendly program environment and sample cover letters and response forms.
Ages and Stages: A Parent's Guide
Ages and Stages: A Parent's Guide
Item: 61282
Status: In Stock
$29.95
This resource book offers you the benefits of the most current research on child development, featuring helpful tips and techniques to foster your child's growth.
School-to-Home Connections: Simple Strategies for Early Childhood Educators
School-to-Home Connections: Simple Strategies for Early Childhood Educators
Item: 37598
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Children are the inspiration for positive family-provider relationships that are essential for promoting healthy child development and learning. School-to-Home Connections is bursting with ideas for early childhood educators. Inside, you'll find simple ways to explain developmentally appropriate practice to parents, ideas on partnering with them on their child's journey to school readiness, and tips for nurturing families' active involvement in the school community. Along the way, you discover information… More »
The Busy Family's Guide to Volunteering
The Busy Family's Guide to Volunteering
Item: 47583
Status: In Stock
$14.95
The Busy Family's Guide to Volunteering shows you how to access the resources and information available to find volunteer opportunities that meet the needs of your family. Whether you have a two-year-old or an eighteen-year-old, you'll find everything you need to know to have a fulfilling and fun volunteer experience, from finding the right opportunity for your family to answers to hesitations you may have. The perfect book for families who want to do good things for their community, spend quality… More »
Banish Boredom: Activities to Do with Kids That You'll Actually Enjoy
Banish Boredom: Activities to Do with Kids That You'll Actually Enjoy
Item: 81384
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Author, Rebecca Green, takes readers on an inspiring journey using beautiful color photos that she took of her children doing activities she describes in the book. This book takes a lighthearted approach to the serious business of parenting, and helps parents find activities that they enjoy, while their children learn and have fun. Green suggests ways for parents to maintain their own identities and pursue their own interests while raising children who are creative, confident, and independent thinkers.… More »
Enjoying the Parenting Roller Coaster
Enjoying the Parenting Roller Coaster
Item: 81390
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Parenting isn't always the joy it's made out to be. On the contrary, many parents feel they are struggling to maintain their sanity and control of their young children's behaviors. Offering realistic, practical advice for parents who want the joy back in parenting. Instead of getting bogged down in negative cycles, the book will help readers leave those behavior struggles behind and turn children on to cooperation and respect. The book will also help adults model their "best self" and… More »
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever - Infant/Toddler - Set of 20
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever - Infant/Toddler - Set of 20
Item: 28684P
Status: In Stock
$32.95 - $33.95
"Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever: A Family Guide for Supporting the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers", Second Edition supports families in understanding what social and emotional health of infants and toddlers is, how to recognize key behaviors, and how to support children's social/emotional health in the home setting in simple ways every day. Set of 20. Available in English and Spanish.
Nemours® Reading BrightStart! A Parent's Guide to Reading Readiness - Set of 20
Nemours® Reading BrightStart! A Parent's Guide to Reading Readiness - Set of 20
Item: 29049P
Status: In Stock
$84.95
Learning to read is one of the major milestones in a child's life, and it's one that parents worry about. This guide gives parents information on how to support their child on his or her reading journey. Now parents of children, aged three to five years old, have the power to ensure their child becomes a successful reader. Available in English and Spanish. Set of 20 guides.
Treasure Basket Explorations: Heuristic Learning for Infants and Toddlers
Treasure Basket Explorations: Heuristic Learning for Infants and Toddlers
Item: 74131
Status: In Stock
$12.95
For the littlest learners, everything is an activity--feeling a rock, trying to lick a bubble, smelling a flower, or poking sand. In this book, teachers and caregivers of infants and toddlers will learn how these simple explorations support cognitive and vocabulary development. The book explains heuristic learning--discovery by trial and error--and how to encourage this type of learning to boost development. Through his explorations, the child is answering some fundamental questions: What is this… More »