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Schickedanz, Judith A.; Marchant, Catherine – Harvard Education Press, 2018
"Inside PreK Classrooms" provides school leaders with much-needed guidance and knowledge to ensure quality instruction for their youngest students. Based on their extensive experience working with children and educators, the authors bring readers inside real classrooms, where teachers are grappling with the "big ideas" that lie…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness, Preschool Children
Alberta Education, 2013
The education of students is fundamental to shaping a preferred provincial, national and global future. It is also essential in maintaining Alberta's standard of living and ensuring its global competitiveness. The education system must simultaneously prepare the citizens of tomorrow while equipping the students with the knowledge and skills they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Planning, Educational Legislation, Parents
Ross, Ruth Herron; Roberts-Pacchione, Beth – Corwin, 2011
Research shows that a child's social and behavioral skills affect the development of cognitive and physical abilities. Set students on a path to success and have fun doing it with this activity-packed second edition of "Wanna Play". The authors provide hundreds of activities that help children learn how to behave appropriately and make friends.…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Behavior Problems, Early Intervention, Interpersonal Relationship
Crawford, Jane – Math Solutions, 2011
Do you want your children to be financially and mathematically savvy? This resource for grades preK-2 is a must-have for parents and teachers. It provides more than forty activity-rich lessons to help children be financially and mathematically savvy at a young age. The activities embrace the following questions: (1) What is money?; (2) Where do we…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Money Management, Mathematics Activities
Nebraska Department of Education, 2006
This resource provides information to assist parents, family members, early childhood teachers, caregivers, and other adults in promoting the learning and development of young children ages birth to three. It is a companion to the Nebraska Early Learning Guidelines for Ages 3 to 5, and uses the same format and domains of development. This…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Toddlers, Infants, Guidelines
Sutherland, Margaret – SAGE Publications, 2005
After a preface, the first chapter of this book sets out to explore the nature of intelligence. It considers the labels used to describe gifted and talented children and looks at how the adult's beliefs about intelligence will impact on what they do, say and look for in the early years setting. It challenges educators to think about the nature of…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Intelligence, Learning Activities
McGee, Lea M.; Richgels, Donald J. – Allyn & Bacon/Pearson Education, 2004
McGee and Richgels have set the standard in this new edition by clearly and simply explaining the issues addressed in Reading First and Early Reading First legislation that affect the reading instruction of young children. Aligned with the findings of the National Reading Panel, this edition focuses on child-centered instruction in phonemic…
Descriptors: Phonemes, Reading Instruction, Emergent Literacy, Young Children