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A Handbook for
Excellence in Infant and
Anne Stonehouse &
Achieve quality care
and education in
your infant or toddler
program. Topics include
developmental issues, special needs, staffing,
and training. A CD-ROM offers reproducible
documents, policy statements, and training
handouts. Softbound, 352 pgs.
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Resources for Infant Educarers
Care for infants to the highest degree with
infinite wisdom from Magda Gerber. Learn
why you should let infants develop on their own
timetable, observe them for who they really are,
and let them freely explore. Set of three DVDs,
70 min. total.
A Day in the Life of a Model Early Childhood Program
Claire Copenhagen Bainer & Liisa Hale
Learn effective strategies to use in your child-centered program.
Second Home provides a “you-are-there” window into the daily
activities at a dynamic, culturally diverse early childhood
program. A DVD with on-site vignettes demonstrates teaching
concepts and highlights each age-specific learning environment.
The corresponding book guides you through the research
behind teaching methods and discusses topics such as
training, routines, and observation. Age focus: 0–5.
DVD, 84 min., and softbound book, 296 pgs.
Video Clips to Enhance Early Childhood
Observation and Training
Capture activities in real early childhood classrooms
with this interactive DVD representing six topics:
prevention in action, positive guidance in action,
learning opportunities, developing observation skills,
pre-intervention, and interventions. A downloadable
trainer’s guide is included. DVD.
Infant and Toddler Care
Follow infant and toddler caregivers and teachers as they
plan child-centered curriculum in a center-based care
environment by observing children in their everyday
experiences. DVD, 23 min. Closed-Captioned.
Keys To qualiTy care
Infant and Toddler Care
Learn about the essential components of infant
and toddler quality care, including relationships,
responsiveness, individualized care, and health and
safety. DVD, 24 min. Closed-Captioned.
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The Project Approach
in the Early Years
Judy Harris Helm &
Lilian G. Katz
Learn about the project
approach and how
to use it in child care
centers, preschools, and
kindergarten, first grade, and early childhood special
education classrooms. Completely updated and expanded,
this popular, easy-to-use resource includes explicit
instructions and examples, a variety of nature experiences,
an update of the use of technology, and more toddler
projects that reflect our increased knowledge from mind/
brain research. Softbound, 160 pgs.
Tender care and
J. Post, M. Hohmann &
A. S. Epstein
Take an active
learning approach with infants and toddlers. This
manual includes the elements of active learning,
key experiences for sensory-motor learners, the
organization of space and materials, daily schedules
and routines, and support through team planning,
observation, and partnerships with families. Age
focus: 0–3. Softbound, 450 pgs.
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