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Thrifty Teacher's Guide to Creative Learning CentersThrifty Teacher's Guide to Creative Learning CentersIt's a common dilemma in early childhood classrooms: How to provide new, interesting experiences on a shoestring budget. This book offers low-cost ideas for gathering and creating rich explorations in… More »Product: 88389
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After the Crisis: Using Storybooks to Help Children CopeAfter the Crisis: Using Storybooks to Help Children CopeThe literature-based activities in this book help children who have been through a trauma. With activities and exercises that can be used in conjunction with 50 children's books, teachers can use the… More »Product: 18268
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Growing TogetherGrowing TogetherCommunities of practice are an age-old phenomenon representing teamwork. Whether its researchers developing treatments for a disease or educators sharing best practices to enhance early childhood learning,… More »Product: 30815
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Inspiring Professional Growth: Empowering Strategies to Lead, Motivate, and Engage TeachersInspiring Professional Growth: Empowering Strategies to Lead, Motivate, and Engage TeachersYou've probably seen it: frustration builds, teacher turnover rises, staff meetings become insufferable, indifference breeds throughout the school. Spark change! When your staff feels supported and empowered… More »Product: 30803
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Building on Whole LeadershipBuilding on Whole LeadershipIn a complex and changing landscape of scare funding, high turnover rates, and differing view about priorities, the early childhood profession needs an anchor. The Whole Leadership Framework, developed… More »Product: 30782
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Lose the Lecture: Engaging Approaches to Early Childhood Professional LearningLose the Lecture: Engaging Approaches to Early Childhood Professional LearningProfessional development is important, but early childhood professionals get just as bored, worn out, and disengaged from learning as their younger counterparts do. But while pre-K and K-12 classroom… More »Product: 30730
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The Practical Guide to Quality Child CareThe Practical Guide to Quality Child CareThis uniquely comprehensive manual is a clear, easy-to-read handbook that provides specific guidelines for virtually every aspect of early childhood administration. Contents include: sample criteria,… More »Product: 47289
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America's Child-Care Crisis: Rethinking an Essential BusinessAmerica's Child-Care Crisis: Rethinking an Essential BusinessThe child-care industry--essential to American families and to the American economy--is on the verge of collapse. Before COVID-19 struck, the child-care industry faced funding issues and staffing dilemmas,… More »Product: 36082
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The Basics of Leading a Child-Care Business: The Business of Child CareThe Basics of Leading a Child-Care Business: The Business of Child CareNow that you've identified the market need for high-quality child care and you've taken the first steps to building your practice, what's next? How do you ensure quality care? How do you create a culture… More »Product: 36081
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Adventures in Risky Play: What is Your Yes?Adventures in Risky Play: What is Your Yes?"Adventures in Risky Play: What is Your Yes?" goes to the heart of risk-taking and children. As educators working with young children, we all have boundaries and feelings around what risky play… More »Product: 34900
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Strength in Diversity: A Positive Approach to Teaching Dual-Language Learners in Early ChildhoodStrength in Diversity: A Positive Approach to Teaching Dual-Language Learners in Early ChildhoodIn the United States, the number of children who come from homes where they speak languages other than English is rising. Despite the common misperception that dual language learners are slower learners… More »Product: 34587
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Build Your Dream Team: How to Recruit, Train, and Retain Early Childhood StaffBuild Your Dream Team: How to Recruit, Train, and Retain Early Childhood StaffFinding the right people to staff your center is challenging! Have you ever hired someone you thought was perfect, only to have her leave after a few months? Have you filled a position with a "warm… More »Product: 33472
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Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens - PaperbackTap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens - PaperbackLearn 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… More »Product: 63415
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Inspiring Early Childhood LeadershipInspiring Early Childhood LeadershipA positive, strengths-based leadership system is the key to transforming the quality of early childhood programs. Inspiring Early Childhood Leadership lays out strategies designed to support program leaders… More »Product: 81391
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Inspiring Wonder, Awe, and Empathy: Spiritual Development in Young ChildrenInspiring Wonder, Awe, and Empathy: Spiritual Development in Young ChildrenThis 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… More »Product: 74200
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A Teacher's Promise - HardcoverA Teacher's Promise - Hardcover3 - 6 years. In every classroom, there is a person who cares about the way children learn, grow, and feel--you, the teacher! The affirming verses and fanciful illustrations in A Teacher's Promise express… More »Product: 73309
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Caring For Our Children, Fourth Edition - PaperbackCaring For Our Children, Fourth Edition - PaperbackThe fourth edition contains guidelines on the development and evaluation of health and safety of children in early care and education settings. Includes 10 chapters of more than 650 standards with supplemental… More »Product: 99279
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Simple Steps: Developmental Activities for Infants, Toddlers, and Two-Year OldsSimple Steps: Developmental Activities for Infants, Toddlers, and Two-Year OldsOpen the door to teaching infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds successfully with these 300 activities linked to the latest development in child development. Observe what your children are already doing,… More »Product: 96430
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The Best for BabiesThe Best for BabiesCaregiver-child interactions are critically important in promoting cognitive, language, and social-emotional learning in young children. With examples and detailed explanations, "The Best for Babies"… More »Product: 28589
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Program Administration Scale - PASProgram Administration Scale - PASUsing a 7-point rating scale (inadequate to excellent), this easy-to-use instrument assesses 25 items grouped into 10 categories: human resources development, personnel cost and allocation, center operations,… More »Product: 24682
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Making Space for Preschool MakerspacesMaking Space for Preschool MakerspacesWhat can you add to your early childhood classroom that will immerse children in rich learning, reduce challenging behaviors, and develop confidence as well as critical thinking and problem-solving skills?… More »Product: 36912
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The Path to Early Math: What Preschool Teachers Need to KnowThe Path to Early Math: What Preschool Teachers Need to KnowWhether you are a teacher looking for ways to strengthen the math learning in your early childhood classroom, an educator in a community of practice who wants to learn more about teaching math in developmentally… More »Product: 36911
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Solutions for Early Childhood Directors: Real Answers to Everyday ChallengesSolutions for Early Childhood Directors: Real Answers to Everyday ChallengesProvides real-world answers for directors who work in the field of early childhood education. Addresses key issues such as training staff, handling discipline, dealing with parents, and creating partnerships… More »Product: 47288
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FLIP IT!® Transforming Challenging Behavior - PaperbackFLIP IT!® Transforming Challenging Behavior - PaperbackThis resource outlines a four-step, supportive strategy to transform challenging behavior by helping children learn about their feelings and gain self-control. Paperback. 88 pages.Product: 22603
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CLASS® Score Sheets - PreK Forms - Set of 10 - SpanishCLASS® Score Sheets - PreK Forms - Set of 10 - SpanishAvailable in packages of 10 booklets, each with 6 observation sheets and 1 scoring summary sheet, these are Spanish forms for conducting the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS® ) observation.… More »Product: 29059
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