Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts Early Literacy

Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts  Early Literacy Author Jeanne M. Machado
ISBN-10 9781305544772
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 544
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES IN LANGUAGE ARTS: EARLY LITERACY, Eleventh Edition responds to national legislation, professional standards, and public concern about the development of young children's language and foundational literacy skills by providing current research-based instructional strategies in early language development. Activities throughout emphasize the relationship between listening, speaking, reading, writing (print), and viewing in language arts areas. This text addresses the cultural and ethnic diversity of children and provides techniques and tips for adapting curricula. Theory is followed by how-to suggestions and plentiful examples of classic books and stories, poems, finger plays, flannel board and alphabet experiences, puppetry, language games, drama, and phonemic and phonetic awareness activities. Students will also learn how, as teachers, they can best interact with children to promote appropriate language development, and how they can create a print-rich environment in the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts Early Literacy

Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts  Early Literacy Author Jeanne M. Machado
ISBN-10 9781133710714
Year 2012-10-24
Pages 688
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE IN THE LANGUAGE ARTS: EARLY LITERACY, Tenth Edition helps teachers become knowledgeable companions to young children as they explore and share literature and language experiences through interesting, developmentally appropriate activities. To achieve this goal, this contemporary reference encourages reflective thinking, allows for practice of skills, and inspires the collection of ideas for future use. It thoroughly explores the primary interrelated areas of language arts--listening, speaking, reading, and writing--as well as the closely tied area of visual literacy, which is increasingly important given children's frequent interactions with visual technology. While painting a comprehensive picture of the most important aspects of teaching early literacy, the book also incorporates valuable information that teachers can take directly into practice. Readers learn classroom activities involving stories, poems, finger plays, and puppetry. They also learn curriculum for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, with discussions of theory illuminated by practical how-to suggestions. Cultural diversity is addressed, as are program-planning ideas for English language learners and special-needs children. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts Early Literacy

Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts  Early Literacy Author Jeanne Machado
ISBN-10 9781111832612
Year 2012-01-01
Pages 688
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE IN THE LANGUAGE ARTS: EARLY LITERACY, Tenth Edition helps teachers become knowledgeable companions to young children as they explore and share literature and language experiences through interesting, developmentally appropriate activities. To achieve this goal, this contemporary reference encourages reflective thinking, allows for practice of skills, and inspires the collection of ideas for future use. It thoroughly explores the primary interrelated areas of language arts--listening, speaking, reading, and writing--as well as the closely tied area of visual literacy, which is increasingly important given children’s frequent interactions with visual technology. While painting a comprehensive picture of the most important aspects of teaching early literacy, the book also incorporates valuable information that teachers can take directly into practice. Readers learn classroom activities involving stories, poems, finger plays, and puppetry. They also learn curriculum for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, with discussions of theory illuminated by practical how-to suggestions. Cultural diversity is addressed, as are program-planning ideas for English language learners and special-needs children. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts Early Literacy

Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts  Early Literacy Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781490292922
Year 2016-10-16
Pages 37
Language en
Publisher Cram101 Textbook Reviews
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts, Early Literacy. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The Cornerstones to Early Literacy

The Cornerstones to Early Literacy Author Katherine Luongo-Orlando
ISBN-10 9781551382579
Year 2010
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher Pembroke Publishers Limited
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How can we build a strong literacy foundation for children? This book appreciates that learning and language development start with the play episodes, oral language practices, wordplay activities, print encounters, reading events, and writing experiences that children engage in during the early years of life. Filled with rich language activities, The Cornerstones to Early Literacy shows teachers how to create active learning experiences that are essential to building early literacy. This comprehensive handbook is organized around the following topics: Play Experiences - Understanding the early stages of learning and all aspects of the play-literacy connection ; Oral Language - Supporting opportunities for child talk with suggested conversation starters and events that involve personal timelines and storytelling ; Language Awareness and Word Play - Creating a balanced approach to language learning using games and activities that involve literature, music, choral speaking, sound games, and more ; Print Encounters - Discovering, reproducing, and creating all forms of environmental print ; Reading Events - Integrating read-aloud and shared book experiences with proven strategies for supporting and observing young readers ; Writing Experiences - Identifying early writing characteristics and techniques for moving children along in their writing.

Early Childhood Language Arts

Early Childhood Language Arts Author Mary Renck Jalongo
ISBN-10 9780133358568
Year 2013-09-17
Pages 456
Language en
Publisher Pearson Higher Ed
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. “What do early childhood educators really need to know, do, and understand in order to work effectively and compassionately with the very young?” This is the focus of Mary Renck Jalongo’s approach to this new edition of her widely popular Early Childhood Language Arts. In it she helps teachers become well informed about young children’s language development, strategies to use to support language growth, and the essential elements for a novice teacher to mature into a master teacher. Distinctive from many other early literacy books in that it includes oral language rather than concentrating on literacy in print, the approach is to integrate language arts and other subject areas, including the fine arts.

Math and Science for Young Children

Math and Science for Young Children Author Rosalind Charlesworth
ISBN-10 9781305686373
Year 2015-01-19
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, Eighth Edition, introduces readers to engaging math and science experiences for early childhood and early elementary education programs, and provides an organized, sequential approach to creating a developmentally appropriate math and science curriculum. The content aligns with key guidelines and standards: The National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) Professional Preparation Standards (2010); Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) guidelines; Common Core Mathematics Standards; and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The book also addresses STEM/STEAM and the essential domains of child growth and development during the crucial birth-through-eight age range. A valuable resource for the student/future teacher, working professional, or involved parent, MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN emphasizes the interrelatedness of math and science and how they can be integrated into all other curriculum areas. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Positive Child Guidance

Positive Child Guidance Author Darla Ferris Miller
ISBN-10 9781305537149
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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POSITIVE CHILD GUIDANCE, Eighth Edition, is ideal for guidance, behavior management and discipline, and classroom management courses in an early childhood education curriculum. This practical book outlines workable steps for creating a cooperative, respectful community of children and adults with special emphasis on sensitivity to cultural needs, cultural differences, and developmentally appropriate practice. Students will learn a range of practical, effective, and flexible guidance strategies based on principles of straightforward communication and assertiveness. This new edition includes critical advances in research and addresses the cultural trends that are changing the way babies and children are cared for today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Engaging Children with Print

Engaging Children with Print Author Laura M. Justice
ISBN-10 9781606235362
Year 2010-01-01
Pages 214
Language en
Publisher Guilford Press
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Preschool teachers and early childhood professionals know that storybook reading is important, but they may not know how to maximize its benefits for later reading achievement. This indispensable guide presents research-based techniques for using reading aloud to intentionally and systematically build children's knowledge of print. Simple yet powerful strategies are provided for teaching preschoolers about book and print organization, print meaning, letters, and words, all while sharing engaging, commercially available books. Appendices include a detailed book list and 60 reproducibles that feature activities and prompts keyed to each text. The book will be a valuable resource for preschool teachers and early childhood professionals; reading coaches; principals; staff developers. It will also serve as a supplemental text in advanced undergraduate- or graduate-level courses such as Teaching Preschool.

Literacy Development in Early Childhood

Literacy Development in Early Childhood Author Beverly Otto
ISBN-10 0131721445
Year 2008
Pages 405
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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"Literacy Development in Early Childhood: Reflective Teaching for Birth to Age Eight "offers a comprehensive look at literacy development, from infancy and through the primary grades. Organized developmentally, chapters on the "signs" of early literacy behaviors are followed by chapters on "enhancing" those behaviors. Assessment topics, including observation forms for classroom use and developmentally appropriate strategies, are integrated throughout. The role of oral language as a foundation for literacy, home--school connections, and cultural influences on literacy development are also emphasized. This text will help teachers serve as thoughtful mediators in children's transactions with literacy. Provides Teachers with Tools for Reflective Literacy Instruction. The text's organization and narrative encourages preservice teachers to become reflective decision makers who select and implement instructional strategies based upon their knowledge of individual children's emergent literacy behaviors and needs. Explores Literacy Strategies Through Classroom- and Home-Based Examples and Vignettes. Numerous vignettes and teacher--child interactions throughout the text demonstrate literacy scaffolding in an applied and authentic manner. Supports Teachers in Multicultural and Urban Settings. An emphasis on linguistic and cultural diversity is woven throughout-including an array of strategies for English Language Learners-to provide today's teachers with the knowledge to help "all "children succeed. " "Instructor Resources: Online Instructor's Manual and Online Test Bank, test management software, WebCT and Blackboard cartridges, Online PowerPoint slides.

Active Experiences for Active Children

Active Experiences for Active Children Author Carol Seefeldt
ISBN-10 9780132999731
Year 2011-11-21
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Pearson Higher Ed
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Intended for use in childcare, preschool, Head Start, and with children in kindergarten and early primary grades, the latest in the Active Experiences series is based on the most recent, nationally recognized research regarding children's approaches to learning as well as current NCTM curriculum guidelines for mathematics. The content is clear and concise, with practically applied chapters on ways to guide children’s mathematical thinking and learning. Key topics involve group work, investigations, and projects; are grounded in children's interests and needs; and, build, one upon the other to form a coherent learning curriculum. Additionally, each reflects the most recent standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This edition has been thoroughly revised to include updated Home-School Connection features that illustrate various ways to support children’s daily learning of mathematics; more developmentally appropriate and intentional assessment guidance than ever before; research-based guides explaining children’s cognitive and skill development in all math content areas, based on the Learning Trajectories Approach; and a new technology resource found at the end of every chapter.

The Preschool Scientist

The Preschool Scientist Author Robert A. Williams
ISBN-10 9780876596319
Year 2010-08-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Gryphon House, Inc.
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Children learn best through hands-on exploration, observation, and discovery. With more than 100 activities, The Preschool Scientist gives children the opportunity to actively engage, experiment, create, and discover the exciting world of science. Using a unique inquiry-based approach, these activities explore science through learning centers, integrating this important subject into the entire classroom. Each of the activities has “Keep it Simple” and “Add a Challenge” sections so teachers can adjust the difficulty to their unique classrooms. Organized by theme, chapters include: &8226; Alike and Different &8226; Exploring Motion &8226; Exploring Change &8226; Exploring Tools &8226; Working with Water &8226; Light and Shadows &8226; Getting to Know Our World With this hands-on approach, children will have fun developing problem-solving skills while becoming comfortable with exploring their world.

The Exceptional Child Inclusion in Early Childhood Education

The Exceptional Child  Inclusion in Early Childhood Education Author Eileen Allen
ISBN-10 9781285432373
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 624
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Filled with classic and current research about all aspects of educating young children with special needs, THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD: INCLUSION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, 8th Edition, discusses key approaches and tools needed to provide an optimal setting for young exceptional children with special needs and their families. Many checklists and forms are included for use within the classroom to aid teachers and caregivers in developing a developmentally appropriate environment. The book’s friendly and easy-to-use format is useful whether you are an educator or parent/caregiver. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.