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Family Child Care Record Keeping Guide, 9th Edition - Paperback
Family Child Care Record Keeping Guide, 9th Edition - Paperback
Item: 74471
Status: In Stock
$18.95
$14.95
Everything you need to keep accurate records for your family child care business and save money on your taxes. Operating a family child care program can be both difficult and rewarding. Few people give as much of themselves or accept more responsibility than you do as a family child care provider. And few are more deserving of the satisfaction that comes from helping children learn and grow. However, there are other challenges that are equally important-taking care of your business by tracking your… More »
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 »
What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick - Paperback
What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick - Paperback
Item: 73523
Status: In Stock
$12.95
$9.95
This book covers the management of more than 50 common childhood illnesses, injuries, and health problems. It is written in easy-to-read language for parents and caregivers of children from birth to 8 years of age. "What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick" was reviewed by doctors, health professionals, and parents of young children to validate usefulness, content, and appeal and was designed for people of all reading levels. Paperback. 192 pages.
Everybody Has A Body
Everybody Has A Body
Item: 17012
Status: In Stock
$19.95
$15.95
Children discover the magic of science as they learn about their bodies. Over 280 instantaneous activities and ideas promote skills such as observation, inference and prediction. A vital resource for developing a basic foundation in scientific concepts.
Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years - Paperback
Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years - Paperback
Item: 29208
Status: In Stock
$34.95
$24.95
A thought-provoking guide to effective, appropriate, and intentional use of technology with young children. This book provides strategies, theoretical frameworks, links to research evidence, descriptions of best practice, and resources to develop essential digital literacy knowledge, skills and experiences for early childhood educators in the digital age. Paperback. 300 pages.
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
$19.95
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 »
Complete Book of Breastfeeding, 4th Edition - Paperback
Complete Book of Breastfeeding, 4th Edition - Paperback
Item: 72382
Status: In Stock
$14.95
$9.95
The Complete Book of Breastfeeding is a recognized classic in its field. Now it's been completely revised and updated in a new fourth edition-non-doctrinaire, informative, and friendly, it is the most accessible and authoritative book, as much required reading for expecting and new mothers as a pregnancy guide and baby name book. All healthy mothers should consider breastfeeding for the first year of a baby's life, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, and this is the book that will help… 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.
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.
Colors Teacher Manual
Colors Teacher Manual
Item: 13753
Status: In Stock
$12.95
$5.00
The world of color is more than red, yellow and blue. Children see and respond to many colors in their environments. This book provides information on how color influences learning, and includes activities to assist children in creating color variations. Also discusses how to make the world of color a significant part of literature, math and science curricula.
Essential Touch: Meeting the Needs of Young Children
Essential Touch: Meeting the Needs of Young Children
Item: 29082
Status: In Stock
$11.95
$9.95
Different types of touch and feel are necessary for young children to thrive and grow physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. Whether it's the nurturing touch from adults, exploration of the environment, or physical interactions with peers, each form is important for high-quality care. This book teaches practitioners all of the essential roles that touch plays in the educational environment and how to properly implement it in the classroom. Written by Frances M. Carlson. 144 Pages.
Go Figure!
Go Figure!
Item: 25672
Status: In Stock
$49.95
$10.00
Grades K - 5. This resource will help children meet the challenges of daily problem solving as they discover and use problem solving strategies and higher-order thinking skills. These short mathematical and reasoning activities are based on national Reading and Mathematics Standards to enhance the academic opportunities in the daily classroom. Unit includes K-2 and 3-5 Activity Guides.
Story Dictation
Story Dictation
Item: 16875
Status: In Stock
$24.95
$19.95
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 New Early Childhood Professional - Paperback
The New Early Childhood Professional - Paperback
Item: 73966
Status: In Stock
$27.95
$19.95
For today's early childhood educator, change is a non-negotiable reality. While the size, force, and direction of change can often seem overwhelming, this book shows the way toward overcoming these gigantic. The authors share a specific framework with concrete steps to help educators become positive change makers in the field of early care and education. Complete with resources, tools, and questions for reflection, this handbook takes readers through four progressive paths toward becoming an architect… More »
Practical Solutions to Practically Every Problem - Paperback
Practical Solutions to Practically Every Problem - Paperback
Item: 73959
Status: In Stock
$34.95
$24.95
This revised classic offers hundreds of updated tested solutions for the tricky problems, questions, and concerns that arise throughout the early childhood teacher's day. Based on sound developmentally appropriate theory, this how-to book on classroom management techniques enables beginning and experienced teachers alike to run effective, successful programs. Some new topics include working with ESL learners, helping children deal with traumatic life events, and using computers in the classroom. Paperback. 312 pages.
Instructional Technology in Early Childhood
Instructional Technology in Early Childhood
Item: 71803
Status: In Stock
$42.95
$29.95
Better teaching and learning through technology by following the "EXPECT IT-PLAN IT-TEACH IT" framework. Specific examples and activities for enhancing instruction are included. Paperback. 280 pages.
Daily 5 Book Set - Set of 2
Daily 5 Book Set - Set of 2
Item: 53429
Status: In Stock
$45.95
$34.95
"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.
Preparing Early Childhood Teachers to Teach Math
Preparing Early Childhood Teachers to Teach Math
Item: 71802
Status: In Stock
$39.95
$29.95
A research-based framework for strengthening professional development. Includes web-based video clips to enhance training sessions and show teachers the "how" of high-quality math instruction to ensure better math teaching and higher student achievement. Paperback. 248 pages.
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 »
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.
Social Studies and Me - Paperback
Social Studies and Me - Paperback
Item: 20222
Status: In Stock
$24.95
$19.95
Young children are naturally interested in their world. With Social Studies and Me!, you can support children's curiosity by using storybooks to engage them in social studies and literacy learning. Each storybook exploration includes: social studies standards and learning objectives, ways to link the book to children's experiences, ways to foster standards-based discussion about the book, ideas for extending, observing, and assessing the learning, and ways to connect with families. 208 pages. Paperback.
The Art & Practice of Home Visiting
The Art & Practice of Home Visiting
Item: 71798
Status: In Stock
$34.95
$20.00
Developed especially for today's working environment, this is the modern home visitor's complete introductory text to cultural sensitivity and family-centered early intervention. Paperback. 304 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
$19.95
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.