More help!: for teachers of young children : 99 tips to promote intellectual development and creativity

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Corwin Press, Oct 14, 2005 - Education - 208 pages
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Engage and grow young minds with strategies for play-based curriculum! Recognizing that play is children's work, this friendly resource offers 99 hands-on and humorous tips for preschool educators to build early skills in literacy, math, science, social studies, creativity, music, and movement. Each tip offers: A short and engaging real-life story Suggestions that teachers can try out immediately "Ask Yourself" questions for teachers to think about their classroom practice

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Plan activities for large
Let the childrens interest level determine
Make plans that are responsive

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Gwen Snyder Kaltman has spent more than 25 years working with young children, their parents, and teachers. She is the author of Help! For Teachers of Young Children: 88 Tips to Develop Children's Social Skills and Create Positive Teacher-Family Relationships and More Help! For Teachers of Young Children: 99 Tips to Promote Intellectual Development and Creativity. She has been a preschool teacher, director, college instructor, and educational trainer in various parts of the country and has also been a validator for the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, the accreditation division of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Kaltman has worked with young children in Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Tennessee, and Virginia. She has trained teachers working in Head Start programs in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and rural Georgia and in child care centers and preschools in the suburbs of New York City and Washington, DC. She has observed preschool classes in such diverse places as China, Easter Island, Greenland, India, Malta, Mongolia, Tibet, Tanzania, Venezuela, and native villages above the Arctic Circle and along the Amazon and Sepik rivers.

She earned her BS and MEd in early childhood education from the University of Maryland.

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