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Books in the FRCC Library
Defending Childhood by
Call Number: LB1139.25 .D44 2012
Publication Date: 2012-03-02
The science of early childhood development : lessons for teachers and caregivers / Todd A. Grindal, Christina Hinton, and Jack P. Shonkoff -- A tale of two schools : the promise of playful learning / Jessa Reed, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, and Roberta M. Golinkoff -- Honoring the lives of all children : identity, culture, and language / Sonia Nieto -- Low-income families and young children's development and school success / Barbara Bowman and Aisha Ray -- Foreclosed childhoods : poverty, inequality, and discarding the young / Valerie Polakow -- Working with Latino preschoolers : the literacy and language goals of teachers and mothers / Delis Cuéllar and Eugene E. García
Finding Quality Early Childcare by
Call Number: 362.712 Van
Publication Date: 2016-09-09
License, accreditation, and policies -- Models of learning -- Classroom placement -- Health and safety standards -- Quality early childhood educators -- Quality curriculum and the developmentally appropriate environment -- Childcare for children with special needs -- Infant childcare -- The kindergarten controversy -- Appendix 1. Early childhood vocabulary -- Appendix 2. Resources on early childhood education and development -- Appendix 3. Questions to ask when touring a childcare program.
The Great Disconnect in Early Childhood Education by
Call Number: LB1139.25 .G73 2015
Publication Date: 2015-06-02
America discovers poverty -- The accountability trap -- School readiness goals : when good intentions go bad -- Changing the way we talk to young children -- Amelia's story : recognizing that every child is different -- Envisioning a preschool classroom that works for all children -- Where do we go from here? : Creating a human classroom.
Healthy Children, Healthy Lives by
Call Number: LB1140.5.H4 B47 2013
Publication Date: 2012-11-06
Healthy Children, Healthy Lives helps improve the wellness of children, families, and early childhood professionals in early childhood programs. This series of checklists covers six components of wellness-nutrition and healthy eating habits; physical activity and fitness; emotional health and resilience; healthy care practices; safety and risk management; and leadership, management, and administration. Each research-based checklist provides built-in guidance for improvement, complements any high-quality curriculum, and aims to contribute to children's ability to thrive and experience joy in life and learning.
Let's Play by
Call Number: LB1139.35.P55 J66 2014
Publication Date: 2014-04-01
This book provides a variety of budget-friendly, child-centered experiences that lead to countless learning opportunities. Each chapter outlines an open-ended play adventure with instructions, photographs, and fresh ideas for children to explore everything from worms to magnets.
Make Early Learning Standards Come Alive, Second Edition by
Call Number: LB1140.23 .G76 2014
Publication Date: 2014-09-09
The what and why of early learning standards -- Planning curriculum with early learning standards in mind -- Using authentic assessment measures -- Language arts, communication, and literacy standards in action -- Mathematics standards in action -- Science standards in action -- Social studies standards in action -- Social-emotional standards in action -- Approaches to learning standards in action -- Physical development and health standards in action -- Creative arts standards in action -- Communicating with others about early learning standards -- Improving child outcomes while advocating for young children.
Playground Politics by
Call Number: HQ772 .G673 1993
Publication Date: 1993-08-20
The grade-school years -- Aggression, competition, and rivalry -- Self-esteem and peer relations -- The real ABCs -- Learning challenges -- Balancing fantasy and reality -- Sexuality and puberty -- Five principles of healthy parenting.
Swinging Pendulums by
Call Number: LB1139.25 .M59 2012
Publication Date: 2011-12-06
Filled with more than twenty-five essays on familiar topics to those who care for and teach young children, Swinging Pendulums is sure to stir discussion, support policy revision, and help early childhood professionals find the middle ground on issues in early childhood education. These thought- and discussion-provoking essays feature topics and trends in early childhood education including health, discipline, curriculum, professional development, use of media, ratios and group size, and more.
Teaching in the Digital Age by
Call Number: LB1139.35.C64 P84 2012
Publication Date: 2012-07-10
Foreword / Carol Copple -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1: Digital classroom -- 2: Using photographs and images to inspire -- 3: Rethinking projectors -- 4: Using audio recordings to capture powerful moments -- 5: Expanding the classroom with videoconferencing and webcams -- 6: Sharing knowledge and learning through publication and presentation tools -- 7: Using video snapshots to support inquiry and expand classroom walls -- 8: Multi-touch mobile devices bring the world to our fingertips -- 9: Infusing technology into the classroom -- References -- Index -- Image and photography credits.
Teaching Twos and Threes by
Call Number: LB1139.4 .F35 2014
Publication Date: 2013-08-27
Curriculum planning, observation, recording, and evaluation -- Strategies for common challenges -- Creative and authentic art -- Writing exploration -- Science and nature -- Sensory table -- Circle time -- Dramatic play -- The block and building area -- Cooking experiences and mealtime success -- Field trips and special events.
Who Am I in the Lives of Children? by
Call Number: LB1140.23 .F44 2010
Publication Date: 2008-12-28
Includes bibliographical references (p. 479-492) and indexes.
The teacher -- The field of early childhood education and care -- History and educational models -- Observing, documenting, and assessing -- Child development -- Relationships and guidance -- Health, safety, and well-being -- The learning environment -- Understanding and supporting play -- The curriculum -- Curriculum planning -- Inclusion of children with disabilities -- Working with families -- Becoming and early childhood professional.