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Safety, Nutrition and Health in Early Education by Safety, Nutrition, And Health In Early Education, Sixth Edition, uses theory, practical applications, and resources to prepare readers for a career in working with children from birth to age eight in multicultural and socioeconomically diverse early childhood settings. This book emphasizes healthy development, including environmental health and safety, active supervision, and how issues surrounding safety, nutrition, health, child maltreatment, and mental and emotional health can affect brain development. It also fully integrates NAEYC, DAP, and AAP/APHA professional standards throughout, and includes strategies for how to engage diverse families from various backgrounds and beliefs, and also those whose children have special needs.
Publication Date: 2012
Person Centred Approaches When Supporting People with a Learning Disability by Introduction -- 1. Understanding person centred approaches when supporting people with a learning disability -- 2. Implementing person centred approaches when supporting people with a learning disability -- 3. Establishing consent when providing support -- 4. Encouraging active participation -- 5. Supporting a person's right to make choices -- 6. Promoting a person's wellbeing -- 7. The role of risk assessment in enabling a person centred approach -- 8. Recognising possible signs of dementia.
Publication Date: 2011-07-08
Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education by Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education helps students to understand the nature of oral language, reading and writing, providing the essential knowledge needed to guide the language development and learning needs of young children.
Publication Date: 2011-02-15
Chicken and Noodle Games by "Chicken and Noodle Games: 141 Fun Activities With Innovative Equipment is your recipe for pure, unadulterated - and wacky - fun! The games use easy-to-find equipment in nontraditional ways - which means no player will start with an advantage. In addition, the equipment is inexpensive and allows you to provide a diverse selection of innovative games for very little cost. Some games call for no equipment at all." "The games require little organization and provide great opportunities to include children of all ages and abilities. The activities present fun motivators for increasing physical activity, and they help release tension and excessive energy, assist with personal self-control, and encourage social growth."--BOOK JACKET.
Publication Date: 2007-02-28
101 Great Classroom Games by Created by award-winning educators, these easy-to-learn, giggle-as-you-go games are designed to be both fun and educational. These activities in reading, logic, science, measuring, listening, social studies, and math are the perfect complement to your K-5 curriculum.
Publication Date: 2007-06-22
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Art and Creative Development for Young Children by Written for pre-service and in-service early childhood professionals in child care, preschool, or kindergarten through third grade settings, Art & Creative Development For Young Children, 8th Edition, takes a child-centered approach to art education. Updated throughout, the book includes an in-depth discussion of technology to aid teachers in understanding the role that technology can play in children's visual art appreciation and production. Guidelines for establishing an inclusive art program in classrooms for young children are included for early childhood professionals. Activities and recipes make the text a valuable resource for in-service teachers.
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
Circle Time for the Very Young by Circle Time is used to help form positive relationships, increase confidence and self-esteem and provide a safe environment to explore feelings and opinions. Covering the 3 to 9 age range and focused on the core PSHE themes, this book contains the following to help you establish, and maintain, circle time in your setting:
- An explanation of Circle Time and how it works
- Over 100 plans for different Circle Time sessions
- Different plans for both young and older children
- Activity sheets to use at the end of each session
- Evaluation sheets to use at the end of each theme
All the activity and evaluation sheets can be printed from the new CD-Rom making it an ideal resource for those that want to use circle time but don't have time to plan the sessions. This book is easily used in any setting and is a must-have for busy practitioners.
Publication Date: 2011-04-06
Including One, Including All by Inclusive early childhood settings benefit all children, whether or not they have identified special needs. Including One, Including All provides theoretical, conceptual, and practical information on relationship-based, inclusive practices for early childhood classrooms, an approach that strengthens every child and supports the child’s behavioral, emotional, social, and learning challenges. Written by a team of professionals who are known for their successful work using this model, Including One, Including All includes blueprints for organizing this important work with children and their families and addresses the challenges and rewards of inclusion in early childhood classrooms, and chronicles the experiences of two children with special needs in early childhood settings.
Publication Date: 2010-03-01
Ants in Their Pants by Extra busy children require extra guidance as they remain on the move throughout the day. Filled with successful techniques the author-a teacher of both special and general education and parent to an extra busy child-has used, Ants in Their Pants will help you support the extra busy children in your classroom.
Publication Date: 2009-06-01