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Teaching Books from INSPIRE
An engaging collection of resources that brings books to life. For teachers and future educators, find author programs, book guides, readings, and other multimedia resources for your classroom reading activities; brought to you by the Indiana State Library.
Robotics for Young Children by Winner of the 2018 Midwest Book Award Education Category. This user-friendly and accessible book gives teachers great ideas for engaging young children with 100 exciting hands-on computer science and engineering activities. The book can be easily included in a developmentally appropriate curriculum and offers a balance of adult-facilitated and child-centered activities.
Publication Date: 2017
When Young Children Need Help by Almost anyone who works with 3- to 6-year-olds knows what it feels like to spend time with youngsters who are particularly puzzling or hard to help. This book can be useful to any adult who wants to learn more about reaching the most troubling children in his or her care. This book explores a process through which early childhood teachers and providers can translate their growing understanding of a child's difficulties into sensible goals for intervention. It suggests approaches for collaborating with parents and other caregivers.
Publication Date: 2015
Communicating Effectively and Meaningfully with Diverse Families by Communicating Effectively and Meaningfully with Diverse Families: An Action Oriented Approach for Early Childhood Educators provides readers with opportunities to critically reflect upon the impact of culturally responsive practices and intercultural communication when communicating and collaborating with families. With a special focus on inclusive practices and ways to effectively develop partnerships with families, pedagogical strategies are provided highlighting specific case studies.
Publication Date: 2018
Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice by Bullying can be a damaging event in childhood and is now appropriately considered to be a serious public health problem. The settings in which it occurs are multiplying, as digital communication and social media have enabled cyberbullying. This book examines the consequences of bullying, assesses interventions that attempt to prevent and to respond to it, details the harmful short- and long-term consequences of bullying and identifies approaches that are more likely to be effective at reducing bullying.
Publication Date: 2016-10-14
Early Childhood Education by Early Childhood Education examines foundational topics that encourage early childhood education students to think, reflect, and develop opinions, theories, and philosophies about their field. This interactive book invites the reader to develop a personal philosophy of early childhood education and identity as an early educator, in order to build a sufficient foundation for continual growth as a teacher. Divided into three sections that deal with the past, present, and future, this book asks the reader to think about important ideas underlying and encompassing today's early childhood education. The newly updated edition includes the most contemporary issues in the field since the first edition and integrates further discussion of diversity and children with special needs throughout the entire book. Special Features: End of chapter questions for personal reflection, and "Extending your Learning" activities.
Publication Date: 2010-10-04
The Wiley Handbook of Early Childhood Care and Education by The essential resource to the issues surrounding childhood care and education with contributions from noted experts, The Wiley Handbook of Early Childhood Care and Education is a comprehensive resource that offers a review of the historical aspects, best practices, and the future directions of the field. The expert contributors address the myriad complex policy and practice issues that are most relevant today. The essays provide insight into topics such as child development and diversity, the sociocultural process of child development, the importance of the home environment in the lives of young children, early childhood special education, teaching and learning literacy, and much more. This important resource: Presents a comprehensive synopsis of the major components of the field of early childhood care and education Contains contributions from leading scholars, researchers, and experts in the field Offers the foundational knowledge and practices for working with young children Puts the focus on how early childhood works and presents an understanding of culture as a foundational component of both child development and early childhood education
Publication Date: 2019-01-22