Beautiful Stuff!: Learning with Found Materials

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Davis #ad - Appropriate for children four years of age and older. Encourage your kids to express their creativity as they discover, arrange, collect, sort, experiment, and think with found and recyclable “stuff. The real-life experiences of teachers and children will inspire ideas that you can try at home: choose objects and turn them into a display, transform materials into a face, build and glue wood scraps to make constructions.

Used book in Good Condition.

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Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children Loose Parts Series

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Redleaf Press #ad - Redleaf Press. The possibilities are truly endless. Alluring and captivating, give free reign to their imagination, they capture children's curiosity, and motivate learning. The hundreds of inspiring photographs showcase an array of loose parts in real early childhood settings. Winner of the 2015 brain child award from tillywig & toy media AwardsUse loose parts to spark children's creativity and innovationLoose parts are natural or synthetic found, manipulate, or upcycled materials that children can move, control, bought, and change within their play.

And the overviews of concepts children can learn when using loose parts provide the foundation for incorporating loose parts into your teaching to enhance play and empower children.

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Loose Parts 3: Inspiring Culturally Sustainable Environments Loose Parts Series

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Redleaf Press #ad - Features over 400 full-color photos to help guide readers. Use your environment to promote a sense of wonder, curiosity and joy, and allow children to explore their identities. Paperback. 280 pages. Loose parts cross the boundaries of gender, abilities, age, and socioeconomic challenges. Redleaf Press. Focuses on creating culturally sensitive and sustainable early childhood environments.

Analyzes environment design through aesthetic, authenticity, and other concepts. Loose parts 3, the newest addition to the wildly popular Loose Parts series, helps teachers make a conscious effort to create culturally sustainable environments that allow children to grow and to conquer a dynamic world. Over 400 full-color photographs beautifully illustrate the ongoing need for educational pedagogy that creates a sense of belongingsupports children's identitiesis culturally responsive and sustainableLoose Parts 3 contains inspiration and guidance on how to create culturally sensitive and culturally sustainable early childhood environments through six key terms: aesthetic, equity, praxis, dynamic, authenticity, and critical reflection.

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Creativity and the Arts with Young Children

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Cengage Learning #ad - Features over 400 full-color photos to help guide readers. Thorough in its coverage, the text speaks to children with special needs and cultural diversity, leaving readers with a complete information resource regarding arts in the young child's classroom. The book focuses on helping educators make the vital connection to the arts--including music, movement, drama, and the visual arts--throughout all areas of the classroom and curriculum, and on developing creative teachers who will be able to foster an artistic environment.

280 pages. Analyzes environment design through aesthetic, authenticity, and other concepts. Redleaf Press. Discussion of professional standards and recommendations allows teachers to be cognizant of goals that are important in the early years. Cengage Learning. Educators will find many ideas for open-ended activities that are important for the development of young children, and which will encourage them to think in new ways.

Creativity and the Arts with Young Children #ad - Observations and photos of teachers and children demonstrate practical ways the arts can be used to help children reach their potential. Focuses on creating culturally sensitive and sustainable early childhood environments. Creativity and the arts with young children, third edition, is written for early childhood educators as well as those who work with children from birth through age eight.

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Young Investigators: The Project Approach in the Early Years Early Childhood Education Series

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Teachers College Press #ad - Toddler projects that reflect knowledge from recent mind/brain research. A teacher project planning Journal that leads teachers through the major decision points of project work. 280 pages. Instructions for incorporating standards and STEM skills into project work. Teachers College Pr. A study guide for pre- and inservice teachers available at tcpress.

Com. Cengage Learning. The authors have expanded their bestseller to include two new chapters― How Projects Can Connect Children with Nature and Project Investigations as STEM Experiences―and to provide more help to teachers of the youngest children toddlers and older children 2nd grade. Now in its third edition, young Investigators provides an introduction to the project approach with step-by-step guidance for conducting meaningful investigations with young children.

Young Investigators: The Project Approach in the Early Years Early Childhood Education Series #ad - The new edition also shows teachers how to use standards in the topic selection process and identifies activities and experiences that will help children grasp key concepts and skills. This book is appropriate for those new to using the Project Approach, as well as for teachers who already have experience with implementing the Project Approach.

Features over 400 full-color photos to help guide readers. Full-color photographs of children engaged with projects. Focuses on creating culturally sensitive and sustainable early childhood environments. A variety of experiences to help children connect to the natural world.

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Loose Parts 2: Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers Loose Parts Series

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Redleaf Press #ad - A variety of new and innovative loose parts ideas are paired with beautiful photography to inspire safe loose parts play in your infant and toddler environments. Teachers' choice award for preschool 2018 Winner!Loose parts capture children's curiosity, give free reign to their imagination, and encourage creativity.

This book is perfect for Montessori and Reggio-inspired programs and educators. This form of play allows infants to be in control and recognize the power of their bodies and actions. Captivating classroom stories and proven science provide the context for how this style of play supports children's development and learning.

Loose Parts 2: Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers Loose Parts Series #ad - 280 pages. Follow-up to the wildly popular "Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children". Analyzes environment design through aesthetic, authenticity, and other concepts. Teachers College Pr. 272 pages. Brings the fun of found objects to infants and toddlers. Paperback. Features over 400 full-color photos to help guide readers.

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Rapunzel's Supermarket: All about Young Children and Their Art

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Peppinot Press #ad - Brings the fun of found objects to infants and toddlers. Paperback. Provides context this style of play as it supports children's development and learning. Cengage Learning. Analyzes environment design through aesthetic, authenticity, and other concepts. 272 pages. Follow-up to the wildly popular "Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children".

Used book in Good Condition. Inspires safe loose parts play in your infant toddler environment. Book by kolbe, Ursula Redleaf Press. Teachers College Pr. 280 pages. Focuses on creating culturally sensitive and sustainable early childhood environments. Features over 400 full-color photos to help guide readers.

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Reflecting Children's Lives: A Handbook for Planning Your Child-Centered Curriculum

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Redleaf Press #ad - Make the complex task of creating a child-centered curriculum easier with the practical guidelines and ideas in this updated and expanded handbook. 272 pages. Used book in Good Condition. Brings the fun of found objects to infants and toddlers. 280 pages. Redleaf Press. Focuses on creating culturally sensitive and sustainable early childhood environments.

Follow-up to the wildly popular "Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children". Reflecting children’s lives is your work in progress—use it to record the development of your own thinking and practice. Inspires safe loose parts play in your infant toddler environment. Learn how to sharpen your observation and documentation skills, set up your space, and transform your teaching to reflect children’s interests and needs.

Reflecting Children's Lives: A Handbook for Planning Your Child-Centered Curriculum #ad - Redleaf Press. Provides context this style of play as it supports children's development and learning. Insightful classroom stories, comparative charts, checklists, assessment tools, and activities encourage new approaches and self-reflection as you plan your curriculum and put it into practice. Analyzes environment design through aesthetic, authenticity, and other concepts.

Addressing new standards in early education, two new chapters focus on teaching academics in a meaningful way and guiding children as they play and learn. Features over 400 full-color photos to help guide readers.

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Windows on Learning: Documenting Young Children's Work Early Childhood Education Series

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Teachers College Press #ad - Brings the fun of found objects to infants and toddlers. 272 pages. Cengage Learning. Written by teachers for teachers, curriculum coordinators, this classic resource also shows principals, and directors of Head Start and other early intervention programs how to develop children’s portfolios to share with parents or to use for assessment and other accountability purposes.

Analyzes environment design through aesthetic, authenticity, and other concepts. Inspires safe loose parts play in your infant toddler environment. Follow-up to the wildly popular "Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children". Completely updated, this popular guide provides teachers with a proven method for documenting collecting, analyzing, and displaying young children’s work at school.

Windows on Learning: Documenting Young Children's Work Early Childhood Education Series #ad - Redleaf Press. Teachers College Press. Teachers College Pr. Focuses on creating culturally sensitive and sustainable early childhood environments. Applicable to many different curriculum models, materials, the updated Second Edition:Combines two books in one by integrating the teacher forms, and planning sheets from the Teacher Materials companion resource into this single volume.

Features a larger size to accommodate more examples and photographs of children’s and teachers’ work. Redleaf Press.

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The Art of Awareness, Second Edition: How Observation Can Transform Your Teaching NONE

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Redleaf Press #ad - Teachers College Press. 272 pages. Cengage Learning. The art of observing children is more than merely the act of watching them—it is also using what you see and hear to craft new opportunities in your classroom. Redleaf Press. This resource provides a wealth of inspiration and practice. Redleaf Press. Follow-up to the wildly popular "Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children".

You’ll witness children’s remarkable competencies as they experience childhood, and find new joy in your work with children. This book includesten study sessions to help you advance your skills and practice observing children from different points of viewStories, and using technology as an observation toolBy learning the art and skill of observation, and classroom reflections modeling the ways observation can be used and displayed in your own teachingActivities to help you notice and appreciate what you seeNew ideas and strategies to organize your observations, and apply them to planning and assessment processesEmphasis on cultural awareness, photographs, observing through an objective lens, share them with colleagues and families, you can change your teaching for the better.

The Art of Awareness, Second Edition: How Observation Can Transform Your Teaching NONE #ad - Deb curtis and margie carter are popular presenters at early childhood conferences, professional development speakers, and on-site consultants. Teachers College Pr. Analyzes environment design through aesthetic, authenticity, and other concepts. Inspires safe loose parts play in your infant toddler environment.

Features over 400 full-color photos to help guide readers.

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In the Spirit of the Studio: Learning from the Atelier of Reggio Emilia Early Childhood Education Series

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Teachers College Press #ad - The second edition features substantial and important changes, including the addition of new chapters by pioneers of the work that happens in the atelier who draw on several decades of experience. Provides context this style of play as it supports children's development and learning. Used book in Good Condition.

The authors provide examples of projects and address practical aspects of the atelier, including organizing the environment and using materials. This critically acclaimed, lavishly illustrated book will help educators create the highest quality learning opportunities for a new generation of children. Analyzes environment design through aesthetic, authenticity, and other concepts.

In the Spirit of the Studio: Learning from the Atelier of Reggio Emilia Early Childhood Education Series #ad - Follow-up to the wildly popular "Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children". The writing and practice of influential educators from Reggio Emilia, including a new chapter by Vea Vecchi. The atelier, or studio, is a key element of the renowned preschools and infant-toddler centers of Reggio Emilia, Italy.

272 pages. Redleaf Press. This beautiful, full-color resource explores how the experiences of children interacting with rich materials in the atelier affect an entire school’s approach to the construction and expression of thought and learning. Cengage Learning.

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