MAIL U 10 Yorkton Court • St. Paul, MN • 55117-1065FAXT TOLL-FREE: 800-641-0115 OUTSIDE THE U.S.: 651-641-0115 11 Focus on Early Learning Standards FOCUSED EARLY LEARNING A Planning Framework for Teaching Young Children Gaye Gronlund Organize your teaching plans to focus on each child’s needs with these easy, adaptable tools for planning and refl ection. This curriculum framework will, among other things, help you develop a classroom with specifi ed learning areas, plan projects drawing on children’s interests, build relationships with families, and coordinate planning and assessment. Ages 3–5. Softbound, 176 pgs. #308801-M $24.95 FOCUSED PORTFOLIOS A Complete Assessment for the Young Child Gaye Gronlund & Bev Engel Assess children’s progress in four key areas: favorites, friends, family, and developmental milestones. Especially designed for inclusive classrooms, this complete introduction to the Focused Portfolios method includes step-by-step examples and all the necessary forms (in both English and Spanish) for portfolio collection. Perfect for beginning or experienced teachers. Softbound, 320 pgs. #510101-M $34.95 MAKE EARLY LEARNING STANDARDS COME ALIVE Connecting Your Practice and Curriculum to State Guidelines Gaye Gronlund and Marilyn James Discover developmentally appropriate ways to integrate standards into your curriculum, assess children’s progress toward them, and plan curriculum for the seven major content areas, keeping standards in mind. This book will also show you how to be accountable while avoiding inappropriate testing and unreasonable expectations for outcomes. Preschool. Softbound, 160 pgs. Copublished by Redleaf Press and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. #536401-M $24.95 FOCUSED OBSERVATIONS How to Observe Children for Assessment and Curriculum Planning Gaye Gronlund & Marilyn James Implement realistic and time-conscious observation techniques in your classroom. These classroom-tested methods will help you assess your children’s development, understand their behavior, and develop curricu- lum that addresses their abilities and passions. Softbound, 184 pgs., and DVD, 74 min. Closed-Captioned. Book & DVD: #514701-M $59.95 Book only: #514301-M $29.95 CD- ROMCD - ROM EARLY LEARNING STANDARDS AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT Best Practices in the Face of Change Gaye Gronlund and Marilyn James Guide your early childhood staff to fulfi ll learning standards without compromising best practices. Activities refl ect on important issues and will help your staff strengthen their observation and documentation skills. A DVD features observation exercise vignettes; a CD-ROM offers PowerPoint training aids and activity handouts. Softbound, 208 pgs. #135301-M $34.95 PUB LISHEDBBBY R E DLEAF P R E SS PUB LISHEDBBYYY R E DLEAF P R E SS PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS EARLY LEARNING STANDARDS SET #136201-M $52.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS Assess children’s progress in key areas!