About the Author:

Richard M. Clifford is senior scientist at FPG Child Development Institute and a research associate professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education. Dr. Clifford has written and consulted extensively on child and family policy issues with special emphasis on the role of government in the provision of early childhood services. In addition, he has done research on early learning environments and their impact on young children. He is co-director of both the National Center for Early Development and Learning and the National Prekindergarden Center. Dr. Clifford is a past president of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Richard M. Clifford 's Books

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  • Observations for the ECERS DVD & Workbook Set

    Authors: Thelma Harms, Richard M. Clifford, Debby Cryer

    Product Code:
    539401 (Book and DVD set)
    ISBN:
    539401 (Book and DVD set)

    Description & More Details



    Learn how to use the ECERS-R. This training package includes an interactive DVD, 4-page instructor's guide, and 16-page participant workbook.

    DVD, 35 minutes

    $67.95  
  • Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale, Revised Edition

    Authors: Thelma Harms, Debby Cryer, Richard M. Clifford

    Product Code:
    111001 (Spiralbound)
    ISBN:
    978-080774725-4 (Spiralbound)
    Age Focus: 0–12

    Description & More Details

    This widely used program quality assessment instrument is suitable for programs serving children from infancy through school-age. Following extensive input from users of the original scale, many improvements and innovations were made to make this program resource even more effective and easy to use.

    88 pages

    $24.95  
  • Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS), Revised Edition

    Authors: Richard M. Clifford, Debby Cryer, Thelma Harms

    Product Code:
    123901 (Spiral bound)
    ISBN:
    978-080774640-0 (Spiral bound)

    Description & More Details

    Read a sample chapter of this book!

    Measure the quality of your infant and toddler program with this easy-to-use evaluation instrument. The rating scale evaluates personal care routines, furnishings, language, fine- and gross-motor activities, creative activities, social development, and adult needs. Identifies areas where quality is already high as well as identifying where improvement is needed. Useful for new programs, staff training, and pre-accreditation evaluation.

    80 pages

    $24.95  
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