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Launching and Consolidating Unstoppable Learning by Alexander McNeece; Douglas Fisher (Editor); Nancy Frey (Editor)Part of the Unstoppable Learning Series Adopted by educators worldwide, the Unstoppable Learning model includes seven elements of teaching and learning: (1) planning, (2) launching, (3) consolidating, (4) assessing, (5) adapting, (6) managing, and (7) leading. This book offers strategies for launching (introducing content and hooking students) and consolidating (facilitating students' comprehension) to help readers cultivate and increase meaningful, student-centered learning. Learn classroom management strategies to support student engagement and learner autonomy: Become familiar with the student engagement mindset continuum and gain classroom management strategies that help establish a growth mindset for students. Understand the theories of self-determination, participation, and motivation for students. Consider differentiated instruction and classroom scenarios that increase participation and intrinsic motivation for students during a lesson launch. Boost competency and learning consolidation by tapping into student engagement strategies designed specifically for different kinds of students. Learn how to monitor bias, which can negatively affect motivation for students who are struggling. Focus on student-centered learning to help students relate to content, and learn when and where to differentiate instruction to provide more learner autonomy. Contents: Foreword Introduction Chapter 1: Student Engagement Chapter 2: The Agitator Mindset Chapter 3: The Retreater Mindset Chapter 4: The Probationer Mindset Chapter 5: The Aficionado Mindset Chapter 6: The Academician Mindset Chapter 7: Engagement Culture Schoolwide Epilogue References and Resources Index Books in the Unstoppable Learning series: Unstoppable Learning A Handbook for Unstoppable Learning Leading Unstoppable Learning Adapting Unstoppable Learning Assessing Unstoppable Learning Managing Unstoppable Learning Launching and Consolidating Unstoppable Learning
Publication Date: 2018-11-09
Who Am I in the Lives of Children? an Introduction to Early Childhood Education by Stephanie Feeney; Eva Moravcik; Sherry NolteA warm and comprehensive child-centered approach to early childhood education Who Am I in the Lives of Children? An Introduction to Early Childhood Education reflects a practical, constructivist approach to early childhood education (birth to grade 3) and care programs that is dedicated to the development of the whole child-physical, social, emotional, and intellectual. With its highly readable personal voice, appealing photographs, authentic children's classroom work, and engaging stories, it allows readers to visualize effective classroom practices that speak to each child's strengths, interests, and challenges. This understanding-coupled with contemporary, research-based information-inspires readers to support each child's growth and learning in ways that are in harmony with who they are, rather than according to a predetermined plan. The 11th Edition of Who Am I in the Lives of Children? is also available via Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
.This comprehensive collection brings together multidisciplinary and developmental perspectives on the forms and functions of play in animals, children in different societies, and through the lifespan.
Contributions from early childhood educators, teachers, psychologists, music therapists, occupational therapists, and psychotherapists highlight the crucial role that early relationships and interactions in group settings play in the development of children's personal, emotional and social skills.
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An invaluable tool for the director/supervisor striving to identify what aspects of an early childhood program need improvement. The detailed descriptions of what one should see in high quality programs (and why) gives readers a strong foundation of child development knowledge and of principles translated into practice. Laura Colker is the author of over 100 publications and instructional guides, including co-authorship of The Creative Curriculum for Preschool, The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care, and The Creative Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers.
The SAGE Handbook of Child Development explores the multicultural development of children through the varied and complex interplay of traditional agents of socialization as well as contemporary media influences, examining how socialization practices and media content construct and teach us about diverse cultures.
Building Positive Momentum for Positive Behavior in Young Children by Lisa Rogers
Providing practical solutions to common behavioral problems, this book shows how to use the positive momentum approach to encourage long-term positive behavior among children aged 3-9. Covering issues such as what to do when a child avoids doing work when they engage in rough play, and when they won't stay in their seat, this book includes targeted behavioral strategies that start with the underlying foundations of behavior and result in lasting positive change. Through real-life examples, the book shows how educators can be role models for children, and how school staff can collaborate with families for success beyond the classroom.
The first and only comprehensive review of current early childhood development theory, practices, policies, and the science behind them This unique and important bookprovides a comprehensive overview of the current theory, practices, and policies in early childhood development withinthe contexts of family, school, and community, and society at large. Moreover, it synthesizes scientifically rigorous research from an array of disciplines in an effort to identify the most effective strategies for promoting early childhood development.
Empathy is an essential part of being human: it allows us to connect with others, which in turn opens doors for us to happiness and success. Though everyone is born with an inherent capacity for empathy, children have the power to grow and re-build their natural supply, and even 'learn' to be more understanding towards others. This pithy and practical guide provides early years professionals with the tools to make empathy the foundation for their work. It reveals where the roots of empathy lie, how to prioritise it in practice, and how it manifests itself in young developing brains.