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Tamar Jacobson, PhD


Tamar Jacobson was born in Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, and traveled to Israel where she became a preschool teacher with the Israeli Ministry of Education. Jacobson completed a bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctorate in early childhood education at the University at Buffalo (UB). As director of the University at Buffalo Child Care Center (UBCCC), she created a training site for early childhood students from area colleges, including UB. Currently, Dr. Jacobson is professor, chair of the Department of Teacher Education, and director of the early childhood program at Rider University in New Jersey. She was recipient of the 2013 National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE) Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award, participated on the Consulting Editors Panel for NAEYC, and is a former fellow in the Child Trauma Academy. Tamar Jacobson presents at international, national, state, and regional levels. She is author of Confronting Our Discomfort: Clearing the Way For Anti-Bias (Heinemann, 2003), "Don't Get So Upset!" Help Young Children Manage Their Feelings By Understanding Your Own (Redleaf Press, 2008), and edited Perspectives on Gender in Early Childhood (Redleaf Press, 2010), a collection of academic essays from a diverse group of scholars from around the United States and Europe. Learn more about Tamar here.

Tamar Jacobson, PhD's Books

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  • Don't Get So Upset: Help Young Children Manage Their Feelings by Understanding Your Own

    Author: Tamar Jacobson, PhD
    Product Code: 150151
    ISBN: 978-1-933653-53-2

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    Emotions can have a domino effect in the classroom when teachers' emotional states influence their interactions with students and alter the children's moods. Don't Get So Upset! will show child care providers how to express themselves in appropriate ways so that children will learn to do the same. This book approaches the subject in a practical, personal, and self-helping manner that will ultimately assist you in supporting children's emotional development.

    Don't Get So Upset! explains early childhood behavior management, explores anger-related feelings, and describes how to accept the negative and positive aspects of all our emotions. Through these topics, you will be able to uncover your own feelings as you manage children's behavior and discover strategies that work in your classroom. Softbound, 160 pgs.

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  • Perspectives on Gender in Early Childhood

    Editor: Tamar Jacobson, PhD
    Product Code: 722201
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-021-4

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    This book is also available as an e-book here.

    Perspectives on Gender in Early Childhood provides a rich collection of academic essays reflecting the contributing authors' research to explore and understand how children learn about their gender identity with the adults who teach them. These essays come from a diverse group of early childhood scholars from around the United States and Europe:

    • Understanding Our Gender Identity: Connecting the Personal with the Professional-Tamar Jacobson, PhD
    • Practical Applications from the History of Gender and Early Childhood Education-Blythe Hinitz, EdD and Dorothy Hewes, PhD
    • Discussing Gender-Eila Estola, PhD
    • Do Daddies Wear Lipstick? and Other Child-Teacher Conversations Exploring Constructions of Gender-Jeanne Marie Iorio, EdD, and Hema Visweswaraiah, MA
    • One Hundred Hotdogs, or Performing Gender in the Elementary Classroom-Gail Masuchika Boldt, PhD
    • Encouraging Men in Their Conversations with Children-Josh Thompson, PhD, and Stephen Garretson, PhD student in child development
    • Gender Portrayal in Early Childhood Children's Books-Clarissa M. Uttley, PhD, and Cynthia A. Roberts, PhD student in behavioral science
    • Using Picture Books and Literacy Experiences to Help Boys and Girls Develop Literacy and Socio-Emotional Skills-Debby Zambo, PhD
    • The Role of Early Childhood in Gender Differences in Mathematics-Sylvia Bulgar, EdD
    • Block Building in the Primary Classroom as a Gender Equalizer in Math and Science-Debra Dyer, EdD
    • Healthy Sexuality Development and Gender Roles in Early Childhood-Donna Couchenour, PhD, and Kent Chrisman, EdD
    • Creating Preschool Classroom Environments That Promote Gender Equity-Janis Strasser, EdD, and Lisa Mufson Koeppel, MA
    • Lessons Learned Early: Girls Wait-Sonja de Groot Kim, PhD
    • Men in Education: Reframing the Gender Issue-Shaun Johnson, PhD

    Softbound, 384 pgs.

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