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Dodge, Diane Trister; Phinney, Joanna – 2003
This booklet, in Spanish- and Japanese-language versions, offers parents guidance on how to partner with teachers to help their children acquire the skills, attitudes, and habits to do well in school and throughout life. The booklet begins with a description of how preschool children learn, and continues with a discussion of the goals of the…
Descriptors: Child Development, Classroom Environment, Japanese, Learning Processes
Dodge, Diane Trister; Phinney, Joanna – 2002
This booklet offers parents guidance on how to partner with teachers to help their children acquire the skills, attitudes, and habits to do well in school and throughout life. The booklet begins with a description of how preschool children learn, and continues with a discussion of the goals of the preschool curriculum related to social-emotional…
Descriptors: Child Development, Classroom Environment, Learning Processes, Pamphlets
Dodge, Diane Trister; Colker, Laura J.; Heroman, Cate – 2002
Intended for use with the Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood, this integrated ongoing student assessment toolkit, in Spanish, is designed for preschool teachers to help them focus on all aspects of a child's development, thereby giving them a way to ensure that all children in their classes are making progress. The assessment kit uses a…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Creative Teaching
Bickart, Toni S.; Dodge, Diane Trister – 2001
Intended to provide concrete ways for parents to help children become readers and writers, this Spanish-language, easy-to-read, illustrated booklet uses the everyday routines that parents follow with their children--bathing and dressing, eating, shopping, doing household chores--to demonstrate how to build vocabulary, learn about conversations,…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Infants, Parent Child Relationship
Bickart, Toni S.; Dodge, Diane Trister – 2000
Intended to provide concrete ways for parents to help children become readers and writers, this easy-to-read, illustrated booklet uses the everyday routines that parents follow with their children--bathing and dressing, eating, shopping, doing household chores--to demonstrate how to build vocabulary, learn about conversations, and discover meaning…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Infants, Parent Child Relationship
Bickart, Toni S.; Dodge, Diane Trister; Jablon, Judy R. – 1997
Noting the crucial role parents play in their child's academic success, this book offers parents guidance in supporting their child's education in the primary grades. The book's chapters are: (1) "Learning in the Early Grades," including questions parents ask, what 6- to 8-year-old children are like, principles that make learning effective, why…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Dodge, Diane Trister; Bickart, Toni S. – 1998
Noting that a high-quality preschool program is one that promotes learning through rich play experiences, this book gives parents information needed to select the right preschool for their children. Chapter 1, "Thinking about Preschool," discusses questions parents ask, practical considerations, beginning the search, and the screening phone call.…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Early Experience, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria
Dodge, Diane Trister; Phinney, Joanna – 1991
This booklet for parents explains what children learn in preschools that employ the Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood and the ways in which learning can be reinforced at home. The first sections of the booklet explain the goals and philosophy of experience-based preschools. Goals include teaching children to love reading and school and to be…
Descriptors: Caregiver Speech, Child Rearing, Educational Philosophy, Learning Activities
Dodge, Diane Trister; Dombro, Amy Laura; Colker, Laura J. – 1998
Information on how warm and responsive care can help shape infants' and toddlers' development and their ability to learn can be reassuring for concerned parents. This guide, in English and Spanish versions, presents quality child care as a partnership between the child caregiver and the parents with the primary goal of benefiting the child. The…
Descriptors: Day Care, Infant Care, Infants, Learning Activities
Dodge, Diane Trister; And Others – 1994
There is a growing consensus among educators that a major reason why traditional curriculum approaches have failed is that they are not based on knowledge of what is age-appropriate or individually appropriate for young children. This book provides practitioners with a practical framework for making curriculum effective and responsive for children…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Classroom Design, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Dodge, Diane Trister; Heroman, Cate – 1999
Noting that all parents can help their baby's brain to grow, this guide, in English- and Spanish-language versions, explores what science has learned about infant brain development and how parents and caregivers can influence cognitive development. Topics covered include: prenatal care, touching your baby, teaching about feelings and self-control,…
Descriptors: Brain, Caregiver Speech, Child Development, Cognitive Development
Bickart, Toni S.; Jablon, Judy R.; Dodge, Diane Trister – 1999
Addressed primarily to elementary school teachers working with children in grades one through three and grounded in developmentally appropriate practice, this book provides a practical framework for making teaching effective and learning meaningful for children in these early grades. Chapters in Part 1 of the book each present one of six teaching…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education
Dodge, Diane Trister; Phinney, Joanna – 1996
This handbook, entirely in Spanish, was originally intended for parents whose children attend programs which use "The Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood" (CCEC), but the information is also useful to parents whose children attend early childhood programs using other curriculum models based on child development theories. The purpose…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Rearing, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
Dodge, Diane Trister; Phinney, Joanna – 1995
This handbook, entirely in Chinese, was originally intended for parents whose children attend programs which use "The Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood" (CCEC), but the information is also useful to parents whose children attend early childhood programs using other curriculum models based on child development theories. The purpose…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Rearing, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
Dodge, Diane Trister; Phinney, Joanna – 1990
This handbook was originally intended for parents whose children attend programs which use "The Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood" (CCEC), but the informaton is also useful to parents whose children attend early childhood programs using other curriculum models based on child development theories. The purpose of the handbook is to…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Guidelines, Learning Activities