BUILDING BRIDGES Between Teachers and Families Margie Carter, Harvest Resources Transform yourself from parent- educator to parent-ally by using ideas for creating inviting family- oriented, home-like communities. DVD, 21 min. Closed-Captioned. #320091-N $64.95 L e a d e r s h i p / P r o f e s s i o n a l D e v e l o p m e n t MAIL U 10 Yorkton Court • St. Paul, MN • 55117-1065FAXT TOLL-FREE: 800-641-0115 OUTSIDE THE U.S.: 651-641-0115 THE VISIONARY DIRECTOR, SECOND EDITION A Handbook for Dreaming, Organizing, and Improvising in Your Center Margie Carter & Deb Curtis Create a larger vision in early child care with this inspiring and practical guide. This popular professional development tool has been thoroughly revised to offer a concrete framework for organizing your ideas and work. It refl ects new requirements and initiatives and includes information on cultivating a vision, developing “systems thinking” for management roles, building a learning community for adults and children, and bringing your visions to life to perform your job with motivation and creativity. Softbound, 336 pgs. #539801-N $44.95 CD- ROMCD - ROM TIME WITH TODDLERS Training for Caregivers Margie Carter & Janet Reed, Harvet Resources With numerous examples of typical toddler behavior, this captivating program looks at toddler development and recommends some caregiver practices. DVD, 22 min. Closed-Captioned. #320011-N $64.95 SIDE BY SIDE Mentoring Teachers for Refl ective Practice Margie Carter, Harvest Resources Become a better observer and curriculum developer by drawing on children’s interests and ideas. This program follows two child care programs as they design an excellent mentoring program. Age focus: 3–5. DVD, 26 min. Closed-Captioned. #320111-N $64.95 THINKING BIG Extending Emergent Curriculum Projects Margie Carter, Harvest Resources See how to turn themes emerging in children’s play into in-depth projects. This program shows how children represent their ideas through a variety of art media and how documentation can extend a project and make learning visible. Age focus: 3–6. DVD, 22 min. Closed-Captioned. #319901-N $64.95 CD- ROMCD - ROM CD- ROMCD - ROM Essential Resources from Deb Curtis and Margie Carter PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS THE ART OF AWARENESS How Observation Can Transform Your Teaching Deb Curtis & Margie Carter The key to observing children is to fi nd a different way of being with them. The Art of Awareness offers ideas, activities, and experiences to help you along this journey. Through study sessions, you will learn to better observe seven different aspects of children’s lives, including their use of their senses and their family lives. Softbound, 192 pgs. #533901-N $30.95 offers ideas, Also See: Right from the Start (PAGE 24) REFLECTING CHILDREN’S LIVES A Handbook for Planning Child-Centered Curriculum Deb Curtis & Margie Carter Rethink your ideas about scheduling, observation, play, materials, space, and emergent themes. Use the many classroom examples to spark your creativity and record your progress with charts, assessment tools, and space for notes. Age focus: 0–4. Softbound, 224 pgs. #304301-N $24.95P UBL ISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS DVD, 21 min. Closed-Captioned. CD- ROMCD - ROM TRAINING TEACHERS A Harvest of Theory and Practice Margie Carter & Deb Curtis Implement the best teacher training ideas using innovative training tools and strategies. This volume includes an eight-week course in child-centered curriculum planning. Softbound, 288 pgs. #131101-N $34.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS L e a d e r s h i p / P r o f e s s i o n a l D e v e l o p m e n t L e a d e r s h i p / P r o f e s s i o n a l D e v e l o p m e n t L e a d e r s h i p / P r o f e s s i o n a l D e v e l o p m e n t L e a d e r s h i p / P r o f e s s i o n a l D e v e l o p m e n t 13