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LEAF Implement the best teacher training ideas Use innovative training tools and strategies to train teachers. This volume includes an eight-week course in child-centered curriculum planning. Softbound, 288 pgs. Dream, organize, and improvise Create a larger vision in early child care. This professional development tool offers a concrete framework for organizing your ideas and work. Cultivate a vision, develop “systems thinking” for management roles, build a learning community for adults and children, and bring your visions to life. Softbound, 336 pgs. LI S H E D BY ED R (E-book #540979 $44.95) The Art of Awareness, Second Edition #540863 $44.95 ESS ED PR ESS S H E D BY PUB LEAF LI R ED The Visionary Director, Second Edition #539801 $44.95 PR ESS S H E D BY PR PUB LI R Training Teachers #131101 $34.95 PUB LEADERSHIP/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Shop Online at LEAF (E-book #542492 $44.95) Learn the art and skill of observation More than merely watching, observation allows you to use what you see and hear to craft new opportunities in your classroom, and find new joy in your work with children. Ten study sessions are included, as well as stories, photographs, and classroom reflections. Age focus: 0–5. Softbound, 282 pgs. Partner with families Create inviting, family- oriented, homelike communities. DVD, 21 min. Closed- Captioned. Turn themes emerging in children’s play into in-depth projects. This program shows how documentation can extend a project and make learning visible. Age focus: 3–5. DVD, 22 Thinking Big min. Closed-Captioned. #319901 $64.95 CD- M RO Mentor teachers for reflective practice Become a better observer and curriculum developer. This program follows two child care programs as they design an excellent mentoring program. Age focus: 3–5. DVD, 26 min. Closed-Captioned. (E-book #541754 $34.95) S H E D BY ED R Extend emergent curriculum projects LI ESS R Reflecting Children’s Lives, Second Edition #540399 $34.95 PR Side By Side #320111 $64.95 CD O - M PUB - Building Bridges between R CD O Teachers and Families M #320091 $64.95 LEAF Plan your child-centered curriculum with ease Sharpen your observation and documentation skills, set up your space, and transform your teaching to reflect children’s interests and needs. Classroom stories, assessment tools, checklists, comparative charts, and activities encourage new approaches and self-reflection as you plan your curriculum and put it into practice. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 264 pgs. 11