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Suzanne R Gellens

Biography:

Suzanne R. Gellens has served as the executive director of the Florida Association for the Education of Young Children for more than sixteen years. She also leads educational workshops for teachers throughout the state of Florida and volunteers her time playing the guitar, singing with children, and telling stories at preschool programs. With a master's degree in special education, Suzanne taught both hearing impaired and typically developing young children for over forty years, directed a NAEYC-accredited child care program for seventeen years, and is past president of the Sarasota Early Childhood Association, the Early Childhood Association of Florida, and the Southern Early Childhood Association. Suzanne is the author of many articles that have been published in a variety of early childhood journals. She lives in Tampa, Florida, near her two daughters and three grandchildren.

Suzanne R Gellens's Books

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  • Building Brains: 600 Activity Ideas for Young Children

    Author: Suzanne R Gellens
    Product Code: 541174
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-117-4

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press Free sample chapter

    Over 600 brain-building activity ideas!
    Young children's brains develop connections at a rapid rate, and the experiences and environment you provide play major roles in how learning takes place. Blending what is known about early brain development with ideas that support careful planning, thoughtful curriculum, and meaningful activities, this resource is filled with valuable information to help you help children reach their full potential.

    Building Brains includes

    • Experiences that drive young children's growth, engage all senses, encourage social and emotional skills, enhance motor skills, and provide interesting and unique practice in the areas of cognitive, language, and literacy development
    • Information to help you understand the application of brain research to activities as you plan curriculum
    • Ideas to provide a rich, experience-based, developmentally appropriate environment


    Age focus: 0-5. Softbound, 168 pgs.

    e-book available

     
  • Building Brains (e-book): 600 Activity Ideas for Young Children

    Author: Suzanne R Gellens
    Product Code: 541884
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-188-4

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press e-book

    Young children's brains develop connections at a rapid rate, and the experiences and environment you provide play major roles in how learning takes place. Blending what is known about early brain development with ideas that support careful planning, thoughtful curriculum, and meaningful activities, this resource is filled with valuable information to help you help children reach their full potential.

    Building Brains includes

    • Experiences that drive young children's growth, engage all senses, encourage social and emotional skills, enhance motor skills, and provide interesting and unique practice in the areas of cognitive, language, and literacy development
    • Information to help you understand the application of brain research to activities as you plan curriculum
    • Ideas to provide a rich, experience-based, developmentally appropriate environment


    Age focus: 0-5. e-book, 168 pgs.