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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Published by Redleaf Press 10 Yorkton Court St. Paul, MN 55117 www.redleafpress.org © 2000, 2013 by Deb Curtis and Margie Carter All rights reserved. Unless otherwise noted on a specific page, no portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or capturing on any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a critical article or review to be printed in a maga- zine or newspaper, or electronically transmitted on radio, television, or the Internet. First edition published 2000. Second edition 2013. Cover design by Jim Handrigan Cover photograph by leaf / Veer Interior design by Erin Kirk New and typeset in Adobe Chapparal Pro Excerpts and adaptations on pages 13, 41, 92, 108–109, and 168–169 are from Learning by Heart: Teachings to Free the Creative Spirit by Corita Kent and Jan Steward. Copyright © 2008 by Corita Kent and Jan Steward. Reprinted with permission of Jan Steward and the Corita Art Center, Immaculate Heart Community, Los Angeles. Printed in the United States of America 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Curtis, Deb. The art of awareness : how observation can transform your teaching / Deb Curtis and Margie Carter. p. cm. Summary: “Observation study sessions help you discover the many ways that being observant can enhance your teaching. Updates to this second edition reflect current issues in early childhood education, including learning standards, assessment, and technology” — Provided by publisher. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 978-1-60554-086-3 (pbk.) 1. Observation (Educational method) 2. Early childhood teachers. 3. Early childhood education. I. Carter, Margie, 1942- II. Title. LB1027.28.C87 2012 372.21—dc23 2012032024 Printed on acid-free paper COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL