ISBN-10:
1928896669
ISBN-13:
9781928896661
Pub. Date:
07/23/2009
Publisher:
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Spotlight on Teaching Preschoolers

Spotlight on Teaching Preschoolers

by Derry Koralek
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Overview

Successful and effective preschool teachers use creative, engaging approaches to support the development and learning of every child in the classroom. The highly relevant and practical articles in this volume, drawn from recent issues of NAEYC’s journal Young Children, offer research-based, developmentally appropriate strategies that preschool teachers can use or adapt for their work with young children and families. Each article celebrates and informs the work of preschool teachers.

Individual study guides include questions and activities that invite reflection and build on the content of each article. Readers can use the study guides on their own or with colleagues or fellow students. Teacher educators and staff developmnent specialists will find the study guides useful tools for facilitating learning.

This volume is part of NAEYC’s best-selling Spotlight series—great resources for the college classroom and for staff development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781928896661
Publisher: National Association for the Education of Young Children
Publication date: 07/23/2009
Series: Spotlight on Young Children Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

About the Author

Derry Koralek, chief publishing officer of NAEYC, oversees the development of all print and digital publishing, including books, brochures, periodicals, professional development guides, posters, and websites for educators and families. Derry is editor in chief of Young Children and TYC—Teaching Young Children.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Derry Koralek
Phonological Awareness Is Child’s Play! / Hallie Kay Yopp and Ruth Helen Yopp
Young Photographers: Can 4-Year-Olds Use a Digital Camera as a Tool for Learning? An Investigation in Progress . . . / Bonnie Blagojevic and Karen Thomes
Clay Play / Liz Rogers and Dana Steffan
The Power of Planning: Developing Effective Read-Alouds / Meagan K. Shedd and Nell K. Duke
Meeting the Home Language Mandate: Practical Strategies for All Classrooms / Karen Nemeth
The General Store: Refl ections on Children at Play /Lisa Rounds Miles
Are You a Highly Qualifi ed, Emotionally Intelligent Early Childhood Educator? / Janet Pickard Kremenitzer
The Reading Chair / Isabel Baker and Miriam Baker Schiffer
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