About the Author:

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 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. Dr. Jacobson is an early childhood development and education consultant for early childhood programs, organizations, and families.

Jacobson is a retired Professor from Rider University, New Jersey, and served as Chair of the Department of Teacher Education for seven years. Dr. Jacobson serves on the Consulting Editors Panel for NAEYC, was recipient of the 2003 Director of the Year Award, National Coalition of Campus Children’s Centers, the 2013 National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE) Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award, and is a former Fellow in the Child Trauma Academy. Currently, 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), Everyone Needs Attention: Helping Young Children Thrive (Redleaf Press, 2018), 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.

More information can be found at https://tamarika.typepad.com/tamar_jacobson/.

Tamar Jacobson, PhD 's Books

  • Everyone Needs Attention: Helping Young Children Thrive

    Author: Tamar Jacobson

    Product Code:
    545875 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-587-5 (Softbound)
    Age Focus: 0-8

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press New Product

    A guide for self-reflection and managing your emotions when young children seek attention.

    168 pages

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

    Author: Tamar Jacobson

    Product Code:
    150151 (Softbound)
    978-1-933653-53-2 (Softbound)

    Description & More Details

    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.

    160 pages

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