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What Happened To My World Book - Paperback
What Happened To My World Book - Paperback
Item: 12073
Status: In Stock
$4.95
$3.95
What Happened To MY World? Helping Children Cope With Natural Disaster and Catastrophe is a resource for parents, and anyone working with children to help them understand their confusion, fears and grief. It is written to help with both survivors as well as those who witness from a distance.
Caring For Our Children - Third Edition - Paperback
Caring For Our Children - Third Edition - Paperback
Item: 20193
Status: In Stock
$66.95
$49.95
The third edition contains updated guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in all types of early care and education settings--child care centers and family child care homes. Features 10 chapters of 650+ standards including a new Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs standards. Chapters: Staffing / Program Activities for Health Development / Healthy Promotion and Protection / Nutrition and Food Service / Facilities, Supplies and… More »
Story Dictation
Story Dictation
Item: 16875
Status: In Stock
$24.95
$10.00
3 years & up. Builds literacy, sequential storytelling, and abstract thinking abilities, while helping fulfill early learning standards. This book will identify basics of story dictation, including when and how to do it; how to use it to assess and document language and social development; and the most common subjects of children's stories and what they may represent. 144 pages.
The Last Lecture - Hardcover
The Last Lecture - Hardcover
Item: 33984
Status: In Stock
$24.00
$19.95
If we were to vanish tomorrow, what would our legacy be? Former Carnegie Mellon University professor, Dr. Randy Pausch, poses this question, along with many others, to readers in his New York Times best-selling book, "The Last Lecture". Diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, Pausch uses intelligence, humor, and inspiration within his last lecture, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," to share his story of living and the lessons he's learned along the way. Hardcover. 352 pages.
Starting with Character: Activities for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos - Paperback
Starting with Character: Activities for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos - Paperback
Item: 63489
Status: In Stock
$24.95
$10.00
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.
Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens - Paperback
Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens - Paperback
Item: 63415
Status: In Stock
$25.95
$19.95
Learn the tools and information needed to lead children to a literacy-rich world that combines reading and digital media. This book gives educators and parents tools and information they need to help children grow into strong, passionate readers who are skilled at using media and technology. Includes an analysis of the exploding app marketplace and provides information on new review sites and valuable curation tools. Showing what to avoid and what to demand in today's apps and e-books--as well as… More »
Engaging Young Engineers - Paperback
Engaging Young Engineers - Paperback
Item: 63408
Status: In Stock
$36.95
$29.95
Help young children develop problem-solving skills, and you'll boost their kindergarten readiness and set them up for long-term success in STEM subjects. You will discover how to support the problem-solving skills of all young children by teaching them basic practices of engineering and five types of critical thinking skills (Curiosity, Persistence, Flexibility, Reflection, and Collaboration). Using a clear instructional framework and fun activities tailored for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers,… More »
A Show Of Hands
A Show Of Hands
Item: 61241
Status: In Stock
$24.95
$10.00
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.
Daily 5 Book Set - Set of 2
Daily 5 Book Set - Set of 2
Item: 53429
Status: In Stock
$45.95
$10.00
"The Daily 5" provides a way for any teacher to structure literacy time to increase student independence and allow for individualized attention in small groups and one-on-one. "The CAFE" system provides a structure for conferring with students, a language for talking about reading development, and a system for tracking growth and fostering students independence. Set of 2 books.
The Common Sense Guide to the Common Core
The Common Sense Guide to the Common Core
Item: 52978
Status: In Stock
$39.99
$10.00
Grades K - 8. Some people call it Common Core - in reality, it's common sense. This guide will raise educators' comprehension of the Common Core State Standards with ease and efficiency. Each of the 40 teacher-tested tools are clearly presented, explained, and exemplified, guiding educators through every stage of implementing Common Core across the curriculum - from gap analysis to lesson design to assessment. Readers will examine your current practices and update existing curriculum using research-based… More »
From A to Z: Themes for Preschool Learning Centers - Paperback
From A to Z: Themes for Preschool Learning Centers - Paperback
Item: 52497
Status: In Stock
$23.99
$14.95
This great resource for preschool teachers includes over 500 fun, theme-based activities for preschool learning centers. From ants to zebras, this book includes multiple themes for every letter of the alphabet. Each theme includes the following: Background information and interesting facts related to the theme. Paperback. 272 pages.
Healthy From the Start Spanish Edition - Set of 20
Healthy From the Start Spanish Edition - Set of 20
Item: 85291
Status: In Stock
$29.95
$25.00
Healthy From the Start helps parents and caregivers learn how meal and snack times are rich opportunities to help children learn healthy eating habits. They can feel important, loved, trusted that others will care for them and respect their bodies. Healthy from the Start is available in packets of 20 to make it convenient to distribute copies to parents and staff.
Learning Through Observation DVD
Learning Through Observation DVD
Item: 85286
Status: In Stock
$64.95
$35.00
These 5 video vignettes spark reflection and discussion. Each one features professionals and families working together in a variety of settings: home visits with a child with special needs, dropping off a child at a child care center, supervision, home visit with a Spanish-speaking family and Early Head Start home visit.
The Sound of Learning Book: Why Self-Amplification Matters
The Sound of Learning Book: Why Self-Amplification Matters
Item: 83135
Status: In Stock
$15.95
$5.00
This book explores the science and rationale behind self-amplification and how it can boost learning. The sound of learning is how we use sound to connect spoken language and written text. The book includes practical applications of the self-amplification tool, WhisperPhone®, in the classroom and home.
Dream-Makers® Guides - Social Studies
Dream-Makers® Guides - Social Studies
Item: 92294
Status: In Stock
$19.95
$10.00
Grades K - 6. Link learning to school curriculum with lessons that improve critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making--all based on nationally recognized teaching standards. 24 lessons. 104 pages, spiral-bound soft cover.
Dream-Makers® Guides - Language Arts
Dream-Makers® Guides - Language Arts
Item: 92241
Status: In Stock
$19.95
$10.00
Grades K - 6. Link learning to school curriculum with lessons that improve critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making--all based on nationally recognized teaching standards. 24 lessons. 104 pages, spiral-bound soft cover.
Step Up to Math - Grades 3-5
Step Up to Math - Grades 3-5
Item: 91564
Status: In Stock
$19.99
$15.00
Grades 3 - 5. Reproducible activities cover core math skills at three ability levels: basic, intermediate, and challenging. Topics include numeration, computation, geometry, measurement, and graphs. Motivate students by offering multiple approaches to content, instruction, and assessment. Supports NCTM standards.
Step Up to Reading - Grades 1-3
Step Up to Reading - Grades 1-3
Item: 91557
Status: In Stock
$19.99
$15.00
Reproducible activity sheets cover core reading skills at three ability levels: basic, intermediate, and challenging. Topics include word analysis, vocabulary, reference skills, and comprehension. Motivate students by offering multiple approaches to content, instruction, and assessment. Supports NCTE standards.
Peak Performance Poster Set
Peak Performance Poster Set
Item: 91351
Status: In Stock
$58.95
$25.00
Grades 1 & up. Teach successful habits with this set of seven posters.
Are You What You Eat? - Hardcover
Are You What You Eat? - Hardcover
Item: 74484
Status: In Stock
$16.99
$10.00
8 years & up. Help children better understand how food fuels and affects their bodies in this book that uses color and fun presentation to communicate nutritional information in a fun and eye-catching way. Kids learn to see their food as more than just taste, learning things like which foods will make you sleepy, how to tell if you're hungry or full, and why our bodies need nutrition. Teach children the basics about proteins, taste buds, antioxidants, and more food. Because nutritional information… More »
Emergent Curriculum in Eartly Childhood Settings 2nd Edition: From Theory to Practice
Emergent Curriculum in Eartly Childhood Settings 2nd Edition: From Theory to Practice
Item: 74278
Status: In Stock
$32.95
$10.00
Develop a curriculum inspired by children's emerging interests. This book explores the components of emergent curriculum and how its practices can improve the educational culture of early childhood programs. The updated edition includes new information on exploration of inquiry-based practice, reexamination of circle time and scripts for routines, expansion of invitations (including invitations for children learning a second language), new photos and documentation, and a new chapter on Reggio Emilia.… More »
Infant-Toddler Social Studies: Activities to Develop a Sense of Self - Paperback
Infant-Toddler Social Studies: Activities to Develop a Sense of Self - Paperback
Item: 74277
Status: In Stock
$24.95
$19.95
As infants become toddlers, their expanding sense of self and growing motor, language, and cognitive skills provide opportunities for learning more about the physical and social world around them. This book is a valuable resource for advancing a child's sense of self, cultural identity, social relationships, and connectedness to community through developmentally appropriate activities. Paperback. 176 pages.
Inspiring Wonder, Awe, and Empathy: Spiritual Development in Young Children
Inspiring Wonder, Awe, and Empathy: Spiritual Development in Young Children
Item: 74200
Status: In Stock
$29.95
$19.95
This book offers a series of best practices for child care providers to nurture a child's spiritual development-an extension of social-emotional learning. The book helps educators introduce young children to a system that begins with love, is nurtured by wonder, and leads to the empathy needed for learning. You can provide support and strengthen children's self-awareness through deep connections, increased social awareness, and pro-social behaviors, such as kindness, caring, empathy, and reverence.… More »
Young Investigators - Third Edition - Paperback
Young Investigators - Third Edition - Paperback
Item: 73968
Status: In Stock
$32.95
$24.95
This book provides an introduction to the project approach with step-by-step guidance for conducting meaningful investigations with young children. The authors have expanded their bestseller to include two new chapters--How Projects Can Connect Children with Nature and Project Investigations as STEM--and to provide more help to teachers of the youngest children (toddlers) and older children (2nd grade). The new edition also shows teachers how to use standards in the topic selection process and identifies… More »