Skills for preschool teachers
This book presents a discussion of the basic classroom skills that are essential to teachers in preschool, center-based child care, Head Start, and pre-kindergarten settings. The content is built around the 13 functional areas of the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, which also makes it useful for those who are updating their skills or preparing for the national CDA credential. Includes a Children's Curiosity Checklist. Discusses important findings in brain research. Expands material dealing with social skills. Offers practical hints on managing anger for both teachers and children. For Preschool Teachers.
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