Designed for teachers of 3- to 5-year-olds, this complete curriculum book focuses on how teachers can encourage, facilitate and stimulate children to learn and grow. The book identifies, explains and supports the major developmental tasks of preschool children, including adjusting to school, making friends, exploring roles, communicating, problem-solving and expressing feelings. It contains a comprehensive appendix, planning tools and an array of useful teaching strategies.Each chapter discusses child development theory and relates theory to practice in a way every teacher can understand and implement. Planning pages, webs, lists of materials, equipment and resources, numerous activities for children, and comprehensive observation/assessment lists help teachers ensure a happy, healthy learning experience for every preschooler.
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(273mm x 216mm x 44mm)
Publisher: Gryphon House,U.S.
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Author Biography - Kay Albrecht
Kay Albrecht, Ph.D. is a senior partner in a consulting firm that specializes in working with businesses interested in family-friendly policies and in supporting early education. Dr. Albrecht is a nationally know speaker, the author of several books, and a contributing editor to Child Care Information Exchange. Linda Miller has been committed to the field of education for more than 25 years--as a classroom teacher, supervisor, federal projects director, trainer, corporate child care director, and curriculum developer. She is a nationally know speaker and a highly sought-after consultant to early childhood programs throughout the country.