Practical approaches to early childhood professional development : evidence, strategies, and resources / [edited by] Pamela J. Winton, Jeanette A. McCollum, and Camille Catlett.

Washington, DC : Zero to Three, ©2008.
xii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)


Accompanying CD-ROM lists hundreds of additional resoures (including in print, on-line and on video) and contains many activities and course syllabi that can be used both in pre-service and in-service training.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Ch. 1 Preparing and Supporting High-Quality Early Childhood Practitioners: Issues and Evidence / Pamela J. Winton and J. / eanette A. McCollum
  • Ch. 2 The Big Three Process Components of Effective Professional Development: Needs Assessment, Evaluation, and Follow-Up / Patricia Snyder / Barbara Wolfe
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 2 Resources; Planning and Follow-Up Formats
  • Ch. 3 Family-Centered Practices: Working in Partnership With Families / Mary Jane Brotherson / Jean Ann Summers / Deborah A. Bruns / Lisa M. Sharp
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 3 Resources; Family Interventions; Family-Centered Activities and Assignments; Family-Centered Practices Syllabus; Partnering With Parents Online Syllabus
  • Ch. 4 Teaching to Transform: Infusing Cultural and Linguistic Diversity / Sylvia Y. Sanchez / Eva K. Thorp
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 4 Resources: Culturally, Linguistically, and Developmentally Appropriate Practices With Infants, Toddlers, and Families
  • Ch. 5 Healthy Emotional Beginnings: Teaching About Early Relationships / Frances Stott / Jeanette A. McCollum
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 5 Resources; Psychosocial Development in Infancy and Childhood Syllabus; Early Development of Individual Differences Syllabus; Teacher/Caregiver Rating of Child Social and Emotional Characteristics Related to Learning; Student Rating of Child Social and Emotional Characteristics Related to Learning-Single [ect.]
  • Ch. 6 Supporting Teachers in Promoting Children's Social Competence and Addressing Challenging Behavior / Mary Louise Hemmeter / Lise Fox
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 6 Resources; Inventory of Practices for Promoting Children's Social and Emotional Competence; Formats for Professional Development
  • Ch. 7 Typical and Atypical Development / Vicki D. Stayton / Patricia S. Miller
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 7 Resources; Activities and Assignments
  • Ch. 8 Assessment for Learning: Teaching About Alternative Assessment Approaches / Angela Notari-Syverson / Angela Losardo
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 8 Resources; Alternative Models of Assessment for Young Children and Families: A Cross-Cultural Transdisciplinary Approach; In-service Training on Alternative Assessment; Sample Practice Assessment and Intervention Plan; Assessment Review
  • Ch. 9 Literacy Development / Linzy Abraham / Sharon E. Rosenkoetter / Patsy Pierce / Joanne Knapp-Philo / Gail Summer
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 9 Resources; The Bridge: A Portfolio Rating Scale of Preschoolers' Oral and Written Language; Developing Literacy in Culturally, Linguistically, and Ability Diverse Children: Power, Politics, Promise Syllabus; Young Children's Learning Environments: A Service Learning Course Syllabus; Children's Literature by Developmental-Chronological Level; Birth to 5 Years; Matrix for Centers on Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing Learning About the ABCs: Teaching About Letters in Words in Authentic [ect.]
  • Ch. 10 Teaching About Inclusive Settings and Natural Learning Environments / Lynette Chandler / Susan Maude
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 10 Resources; Natural Environments and Inclusion Syllabus; Activities
  • Ch. 11 Becoming Effective Collaborators and Change Agents / Laurie Dinnebeil / Virginia Buysse / Linda Eggbeer / Dathan Rush
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 11 Resources
  • Ch. 12 Policy in Early Childhood Education and Early Intervention: What Every Early Childhood Educator Needs to Know / Barbara J. Smith / Beth Rous
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 12 Resources; Key Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies in Law, Policy, and Advocacy Self-Assessment Tool; Sample State Early Childhood Core Content; Major Federal Programs; Finding Guest Speakers on Law and Policy Issues; Sample Workshop on Policy; Public Policy [ect.]
  • Ch. 13 A Framework and Recommendations for a Cross-Agency Professional Development System / Pamela J. Winton / Camille Catlett / Jeanette A. McCollum
  • Additional materials on the CD: Chapter 13 Resources.
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  • 1934019194
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