I m Growing Up

Author: Andy Davis
ISBN: 099067164X
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Children's songs

Mary Alice and Andy have drawn on their extensive experience in the classroom to assemble this collection: book/CD/DVD in one package, which includes fifty-four of their favorite movement activities for children in preschool, kindergarten and the early primary grades.

Literacy Development in Early Childhood

Author: Beverly Otto
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 9781478638995
Release Date: 2019-02-14
Genre: Education

Widely recognized as a leading text in its field, this popular guide explores literacy development beginning in infancy and through fourth grade. The latest edition continues to prepare teachers to create and implement literacy-rich curricula in early childhood classrooms, while providing updates to federal legislation and highlighting the impact of state standards on educational settings. Recent technology is integrated into activities used to enhance literacy competencies. Throughout the book, the author’s approach to reflective teaching empowers teachers to become effective decision makers and thoughtful mediators in children’s transactions with literacy. A conceptual and theoretical foundation for describing reading and writing processes is followed by research-based descriptions of the signs of emergent literacy and developmentally appropriate instructional strategies. The emphasis on linguistic and cultural diversity includes an array of approaches for supporting English language learners. Chapter extension activities challenge readers to apply concepts through observation, research, curriculum development, and discussion. Sample observation and assessment forms assist in determining children’s progress in developing literacy.

Big Book of Seasons Holidays and Weather Rhymes Fingerplays and Songs for Children

Author: Elizabeth Cothen Low
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781598846249
Release Date: 2011-09-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This one-stop source for children's programs offers thematic rhymes, fingerplays, and songs about seasons, weather, and holidays. • Approximately 300 public domain works • Alphabetical organization for easy access • Musical scores and full lyrics for songs • An extensive bibliography of works in the public domain, as well as current resources • Title, author, and first-line indexes and ample cross-referencing

Toddler Storytime Programs

Author: Dianne Briggs
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9781461674009
Release Date: 1993-12-01
Genre: Education

A treasure trove of useful material for librarians, teachers, and others who work with toddlers. Part I of the book contains twenty-five theme programs which feature book suggestions, fingerplays, puppetry ideas, games, activities, songs, and crafts. Part II features a collection of flannel board stories, poems and songs with full-size reproducible patterns. Each selection coordinates with a program theme in Part I and has simple directions for successful storytelling.

Read Rhyme and Romp Early Literacy Skills and Activities for Librarians Teachers and Parents

Author: Heather McNeil
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781598849578
Release Date: 2012-06-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Designed to promote literacy in young children and to empower parents, educators, and librarians, this guide is filled with simple strategies, creative activities, and detailed instructions that help make reading fun. • Recommended book lists for promoting reading • An overview of basic strategies and components of an early literacy program • Helpful outline of pre-literacy skills required for reading success • Detailed instructions for early literacy activities

Phonics Grade K

Author: Linda Armstrong
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 9780742420601
Release Date: 2009-01-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Fun phonics for every reader! Reading for Every Child: Phonics helps students in grade K develop phonics skills by introducing letters, words, and phonemes and by concentrating on beginning and ending sounds, blends, and vowel combinations. Instructional strategies and stimulating, purposeful activities help teachers facilitate reading proficiency in students. This 80-page book supports Reading First and aligns with Common Core State Standards, as well as state and national standards. Reproducible pages and assessments are included.

Storytimes for Two year olds

Author: Judy Nichols
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838909256
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

Outlines storytelling programs for young library audiences, explaining general planning considerations and providing fifty ready-made programs on such themes as holidays, gardens, animals, play, and seasons.

Very Young Learners

Author: Vanessa Reilly
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019437209X
Release Date: 1997-06-12
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This popular series gives teachers practical advice and guidance, along with resource ideas and materials for the classroom. The tasks and activities are clearly presented, and offer teachers the information they need about level, time, preparation, materials, classroom management,monitoring, and follow-up activities. Each book offers up to 100 ideas, as well as variations that encourage teachers to adapt the activities to suite their individual classrooms.

First songs action rhymes

Author: Jenny Wood
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 0689714726
Release Date: 1991-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Gives the complete, authentic lyrics and music to many well-known English and American lullabies, nursery rhymes, and children's songs and poetry.

Thinking Outside the Book

Author: Carol Smallwood
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786435753
Release Date: 2008-05-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Professionals in all areas of librarianship will find inspiration in the essays collected here--each of them innovative tips for increasing circulation, enhancing collections, and improving flexibility. With extensive experience in the nation's top libraries and media centers, the 73 contributors describe what really works based on their real-world experiences. Organized by subject, the essays offer succinct and practical guidelines for dozens of tasks. Topics include preparing and delivering distinctive presentations; forming a successful grant proposal; hosting a traveling multimedia exhibition; organizing effective community partnerships; writing blogs; hosting authors; creating cybertorials; preserving local culture--and many others.