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  • Item #: 7259
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    By Dorothy H. Cohen, Virginia Stern, Nancy Balaban, & Nancy Gropper

    The Sixth Edition of this classic text features numerous examples of teachers’ observations of children from birth to age 8, making it accessible, practical, and enjoyable to read. To better serve children with special needs, the authors have completely rewritten a chapter to focus more broadly on observing behaviors that may be viewed as disquieting. From Teachers College Press.

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    By D. Ray Reutzel, Cindy D. Jones, Sarah K. Clark, & Sandra L. Gillam

    One of the most critical elements in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is the effective teaching of reading comprehension in the early years. This book shows teachers how to build oral language and text comprehension skills with young readers, including selecting texts, organizing materials, scheduling time, and assessing the acquisition of knowledge. From Teachers College Press.

  • Item #: 7257
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    By Shelly Counsell, Lawrence Escalada, Rosemary Geiken, Melissa Sander, Jill Uhlenberg, Beth Van Meeteren, Sonia Yoshizawa, and Betty Zan

    This teacher’s guide provides the background information, STEM concepts, and strategies needed to successfully implement an early STEM curriculum (Ramps and Pathways) with young children, ages 3–8. R&P actively engages young children in designing and building ramp structures using wooden cove molding, releasing marbles on the structures, and observing what happens. From Teachers College Press.

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    By Lisa Murphy

    Discover why playing is school readiness with this updated guide. Timely research and new stories highlight how play is vital to the social, physical, cognitive, and spiritual development of children. Learn the seven meaningful experiences we should provide children with every day and why they are so important. From Redleaf Press.

  • Item #: 7255
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    By Lisa Daly & Miriam Beloglovsky

    Loose parts capture children's curiosity, give free reign to their imagination, and encourage creativity. This form of play allows infants to be in control and recognize the power of their bodies and actions. A variety of new and innovative loose parts ideas are paired with beautiful photography to inspire safe loose parts play in your infant and toddler environments. Captivating classroom stories and proven science provide the context for how this style of play supports children's development and learning. This book is perfect for Montessori and Reggio-inspired programs and educators. From Redleaf Press.

  • Item #: 7254
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    By Tricia Shelton, ed., With Mary Renck Jalongo

    Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder showcases the diverse capabilities of students with ASD and prepares early childhood educators to work effectively with students ages 3-5 with pervasive developmental disorders (PDD). Descriptive examples and interactive activities guide teachers to understand how these disorders affect student progress and how educators can tap into student potential. From Gryphon House. 

  • Item #: 7253
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    By Roger Neugebauer, ed.

    This comprehensive hands-on series of books examines every aspect of effective center management from A to Z. Offering the best advice and thinking from recognized experts on program administration, these books are designed to be comprehensive, hands-on training texts as well as ongoing reference tools for center administrators. The ideas presented are practical; the strategies are proven to work. The Art of Leadership is a developing series, with additional volumes scheduled for release later in 2016.

    Leadership matters in early childhood. Leading Early Childhood Organizations provides you with practical advice from top experts on leadership in the early childhood arena. Content focuses on the skills required to lead an organization, supervise staff, and manage the organization. From Exchange Press. 

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    By Pamela Brillante

    Understanding and implementing inclusion starts here. Educators looking for a simple, straightforward introduction to the core concepts of teaching and supporting children with disabilities alongside their peers will want to have this resource at their fingertips. This book is a Comprehensive Member benefit.

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    By Cate Heroman

    A fun, accessible approach to the maker movement! With 25 classroom-ready engineering design challenges inspired by children’s favorite books, educators can seamlessly integrate making and tinkering and STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in preschool through third grade classrooms. This book is a Comprehensive Member benefit. 

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    By Chip Donohue

    Family Engagement in the Digital Age: Early Childhood Educators as Media Mentors explores how technology can empower and engage parents, caregivers and families, and the emerging role of media mentors who guide young children and their families in the 21st century.

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