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Bassett, Katherine, Ed.; Bigham, Brett, Ed.; Calvert, Laurie, Ed. – National Network of State Teachers of the Year, 2017
This is the first in a series of booklists drawn from recommendations by State and National Teachers of the Year and Finalists for State Teacher of the Year. This booklist is a resource for educators, parents, community members, and policy makers interested in reaching young people on issues of social justice. The collection of more than 200 books…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Reading Lists, Books, Preschool Education
Maeroff, Gene I. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
A student's entire journey along the educational spectrum is affected by what occurs--and, crucially, by what does not occur--before the age of eight or nine. Yet early learning has never received the attention it deserves and needs. In his latest book, education expert Gene Maeroff takes a hard look at early learning and the primary grades of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
Newman, Cynthia – 2002
This guide to including children with special needs in community programs in New Jersey begins with a history of the inclusion movement, stressing the importance of personal experiences and beliefs and ways in which inclusion benefits everyone. The following chapter provides answers to 32 frequently asked questions on successful inclusion of…
Descriptors: Children, Community Programs, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
Perry, Desmond – 2001
Written from the perspective of a Montessori preschool director, teacher educator, and father, this book presents basic information on child development from the prenatal period through the school years, highlighted by stories of child development in different cultures. The book is presented in three parts. Part 1 focuses on the "explosions…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Children, Cognitive Development
Paul, Dierdre Glenn – 2000
This book provides tools that black parents can use to make their children lifelong lovers of reading and writing. It is geared specifically to black children from the perspective of an educator and parent. The book stresses the need for early involvement in the learning process, challenging the traditional notion that issues surrounding child…
Descriptors: Black Dialects, Black Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary Education
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 2000
This manual provides information on autism to enable Colorado parents and educators to recognize early symptoms in children and to provide for early intervention. Section 1 of the manual provides an introduction to the Colorado Autism Task Force, lists participants in the task force, explains the guiding principles for development of educational…
Descriptors: Autism, Classification, Early Identification, Early Intervention
Herron, Ron – 1996
Noting that children need to learn to cooperate with peers, older children, adults, and parents, this activity book presents 30 charts to help parents help their children learn and practice social skills. The illustrations, coloring activities, and rewards for parents to offer are designed to keep children entertained and motivated. The book…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Experience Charts, Instructional Materials
Calkins, Lucy; Bellino, Lydia – 1997
Based on the idea that parents are their children's first and most important teachers, this book gives practical suggestions for how parents can best nurture the qualities of initiative, thoughtfulness, curiosity, resourcefulness, perseverance, and imagination that are fundamental to all that children will do and become in their lives. Drawing…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Child Rearing, Educational Environment, Elementary Education
van Haren, Wil; Kischnick, Rudolf – 1995
This book contains descriptions of 172 games for children from toddlerhood through adolescence, and is designed as a guide for parents, teachers, and play leaders. Following an introduction describing the child's relationship to games, the book is divided into two parts. Part 1 is aimed at toddlers and contains over 90 circle games, singing games,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Childrens Games, Elementary Education
Brasch, Marilyn; Boespflug, Pam – 1998
This brief paper offers suggestions for parents and teachers working together to develop meaningful communication skills in deaf multihandicapped children. An intervention program developed by Jan VanDijk is described. This program involves the use of environmental engineering to teach language concepts with materials such as a calendar box with…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Communication Skills, Concept Formation, Deafness
Shermis, Michael, Ed. – Parents and Children Together, 1993
This series of booklets, each one focusing on a different topic, is intended for parents and children to read together as they listen to the companion audiotape that accompanies each booklet. Each booklet answers practical questions from parents, describes activities that can be undertaken at home, notes some books for parents and children, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Family Literacy, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence
North Carolina Museum of Life and Science, Durham. – 1993
This guide offers Spanish-speaking parents ways in which they can help their children learn about science at home and in the community. Science is a way of looking at the world. It uses everyday techniques such as observation and classification to give us information about things and how they work. Advice to parents that want to support their…
Descriptors: Child Development, Children, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning
ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD. – 1997
This brochure provides information about environmental education for parents of young children by discussing a rationale for early awareness of our relationship to the environment. Also included is a discussion of the importance of the development of positive attitudes and feelings toward the natural environment. In order to encourage parents to…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Learning Activities, Outdoor Activities
Wood, Chip – 1997
Expanded from its previous edition to include ages 13 and 14, this book provides teachers and parents with a quick reference on important childhood developmental issues, explaining what children should be learning and doing in the classroom at each developmental stage. The book begins by discussing how developmental issues can affect…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Age Differences, Child Development
Shermis, Michael, Ed. – 1992
This series of booklets is intended for parents and children to share, reading the booklets together as they listen to the companion tape for each booklet. Each booklet (focusing on a particular topic) answers practical questions from parents, describes activities that can be used at home, notes some books for parents and children, and contains…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Family Literacy, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence
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