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Books on Early Learning

Behavior

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 (Advice on Parenting) Thomas W. Phelan, (October 1, 2010).

Defiant Children, Second Edition: A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Parent Training, Russell A. Barkley PhD, The Guilford Press; 2nd edition, (March 14, 1997).

Discipline In School-Age Care, Control the Climate, Not the Children, Dale Borman Fink, School-Age Notes, (2004) (615) 242-8464.

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline: The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation, Becky A. Bailey, Harper, (December 24, 2001).

How To Talk So Children Will Listen, How to Listen So Children will Talk, Adele Faber, Harper, (October 1, 1999).

ICPS for Preschool, Myrna Shure, Research Press, (217) 352-3273.

Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD: A Practical Parent's Guide for Managing Difficult Behaviors, Grad L. Flick Ph.D., Jossey-Bass, (May 8, 1996).

Raising a Thinking Preteen: The "I Can Problem Solve" Program for 8- to 12- Year-Olds, Holt, (April 1, 2001).

Raising A Thinking Child, Myrna Shure, Pocket Books, (1994).

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, Energetic, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, (April 1, 1998).

Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD: A Practical Parent's Guide for Managing Difficult Behaviors, Grad L. Flick Ph.D., Jossey-Bass; 1 edition, (May 8, 1996).

Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child : Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries, Robert J. MacKenzie Ed.D.,Three Rivers Press, (January 25, 2001).

The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five "Difficult" Types of Children, Stanley I. Greenspan, Da Capo Press, (September 10, 1996).

The Difficult Child: Stanley Turecki, and Leslie Tonner, Bantam; March 14, 2000.

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children, Ross W. Greene, Harper, (January 19, 2010).

Your Defiant Child: Eight Steps to Better Behavior Russell A. Barkley PhD, Christine M. Benton PhD, The Guilford Press; 1 edition, (October 6, 1998).


Bilingual/ESL

Many Languages, One Classroom: Teaching Dual and English Language Learners
Karen Nemeth, Gryphon House, (September 1, 2009).


Child Development

Bringing Up Baby: Three Steps to Making Good Decisions in Your Child's First Years
Claire Lerner and Amy Laura Dombro, (2005), Zero to Three.

Learning & Growing Together: Understanding and Supporting Your Child's Development, Zero to Three, Claire Lerner and Amy Laura Dombro, (2000).

Touchpoints: The Essential Reference–Your Child's Emotional and Behavioral Development, T. Berry Brazelton, (March 1, 1992) Da Capo Lifelong Books.

Understanding Development, S. Scarr, R. Weinberg & A. Levine, Harcourt Brace, (1986).


Cooperative Learning

Class Meetings: Young Children Solving Problems Together, Emily Vance, Patricia Jimenez Weaver.

Cooperative Learning, Spencer Kagan, Kagan Cooperative Learning Press, (January 1, 1992), (800) 933-2667.

Cooperation in the Classroom, David W. Johnson, Roger T. Johnson and Edythe Johnson Houbec, Interaction Book Company, (1991), Cooperative Learning and Conflict Resolution Center, (612) 624-7031.

Little Kids–Powerful Problem Solvers: Math Stories from a Kindergarten Classroom, Angela Andrews & Paul R. Tafton, (NAEYC catalog).


Curriculum

Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood, Dodge, Teaching Strategies, (January 2006).

Count on Math: Activities for Small Hands and Lively Minds, Pam Schiller, Lynne Peterson, Gryphon House, (September 1, 2007).

Follow Me Too, A Handbook for Movement Activities for Three- to Five-Year-Olds, Marianne Torbert & Lynne Schneider, (NAEYC catalog).

Learning to Read and Write, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Susan B. Neuman, Carol Copple, & Sue Bredekamp, (NAEYC catalog).

Little Kids--Powerful Problem Solvers: Math Stories from a Kindergarten Classroom, Angela Andrews & Paul R. Tafton, (NAEYC catalog).

Music for Fun, Music for Learning, Lois Birkenshaw, Barcelona Publishers(NH); 4 edition, (December 31, 2006).

Scaffolding Children's Learning: Vygotsky and Early Childhood Education, Laura E. Berk, (Naeyc Research Into Practice Series, Vol. 7).

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baby Sign Language, 2nd Edition, Diane Ryan, Alpha; 2 edition, (February 3, 2009).

The Portfolio Book: A Step-By-Step Guide for Teachers, Cathy Grace, Elizabeth Shores.

The Responsive Classroom Discussion: The Inclusion of All Students. Frank Lyman: Lyman, F. T., (1981). In A. Anderson (Ed.), Mainstreaming Digest (pp. 109-113). College Park:University of Maryland Press.

Transition Tips and Tricks: For Teachers, J. Feldman, Crystal Springs, (October 1, 1997).

Tray Tasking: Activities that Promote Reading and Writing Readiness, Victoria Folds Ed.D., Wadsworth Publishing, (March 15, 2005).


Early Childhood Education – History – Philosophy

Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education: History, Theories and Approaches to Learning (with MyEducationLab) (2nd Edition), Lissanna Follari, Prentice Hall; 2 edition, (January 17, 2010).

History And Theory Of Early Childhood Education, Samuel J Braun, C. A. Jones Pub. Co, (1972).

Introduction to Early Childhood Education: Preschool through Primary Grades,
Jo Ann Brewer, Prentice Hall; 3 edition, (September 12, 1997).


Inclusion/Special Needs

Alike and Different, Exploring Our Humanity With Young Children, Bonnie Neuberger, Exchange Press, (1992).

Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings, Paasche Gorrill Strom Addison-Wesley NAEYC, (1992).

Including Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Programs, Mark Wolery & Jan S. Wilbers, NAEYC, (1994).

School-Age Children With Special Needs: What Do They Do When School Is Out? Dale Borman Fink, Exceptional Parent Press, (January 15, 1988).


Language

Phonemic Awareness Songs and Rhymes – Spring, Creating Readers, Pamela Byrne Schiller, The Book Rack – 410-667-6897.

Fee, Fie, Phonemic Awareness, Mary Hohmann, High/Scope, (2002).

The Complete Book of Rhymes, Songs, Poems, Fingerplays and Chants: Over 700 Selections, Pamela Byrne Schiller, (Editor).

Winter Phonemic Awareness Songs & Rhymes: Fun Lyrics Sung to Familiar Tunes, Kim Jordano, Kristine Johnson, & Tom Darcy, Creative Teaching Press, (March 1998). Spring and Fall also available.