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modified from the study findings. You will find in Twins and Supertwins
that the changes enhance readability while sustaining the perceptions of
the study participants.
Twins and Supertwins: A Handbook for Early Childhood Professionals
is valuable for everyone involved in early childhood education. Teachers,
program administrators, and families can benefit from the informative
strategies identified to enhance the well-being of twins and supertwins
during their preschool years. The information in this book can enhance
your confidence in teaching twins and supertwins by helping you iden-
tify the most suitable practices for multiples. Once this knowledge finds
its way into pre-service professional preparation, teachers can arrive at
preschools ready to meet the needs of multiples. Perhaps then some of the
questions previously asked by college students will no longer be asked.
Or perhaps new questions will be raised by educators, especially by those
with three, four, and sometimes seven sets of multiples attending their
preschool programs at once.
Now, attendees who learn through my presentation that besides
being a mother of twins, I am a grandmother of twins, regularly ask,
“What it is like to have twin grandsons?”
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