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ETFO Online Books/Resources for Download

A Members Guide to Employment Insurance

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/A%20Member%27s%20Guide%20to%20Employment%20Insurance.pdf

A Members Guide to Pregnancy and Prenatal

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/A%20Member%27s%20Guide%20to%20Pregnancy%20and%20Parental%20Leave%20-%20English.pdf

Arts Education for the Development of the Whole Child

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Arts%20Education%20for%20the%20Development%20of%20the%20Whole%20Child.pdf

Assessment for Learning

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Assessment%20for%20Learning.pdf

Building Resilience

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Building%20Resilience.pdf

Building Understanding about Classism

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Building%20Understanding%20About%20Classism.pdf

Differentiating Learning in the Arts

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Differentiating%20Learning%20in%20the%20Arts.pdf

Educating for Global Citizenship

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Educating%20for%20Global%20Citizenship%20-%20An%20ETFO%20Curriculum%20Development%20%20Inquiry%20Initiative.pdf

Getting a Move On: Putting your Daily Physical Activity Program in Place

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Getting%20a%20Move%20On%20-%20Putting%20Your%20Daily%20Physical%20Activity%20Program%20in%20Place.pdf

Kindergarten: A Unique Program a Unique Partnership

(pamphlet)

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Kindergarten%20-%20A%20Unique%20Program,%20A%20Unique%20Partnership.pdf

Playing is Learning (pamphlet)

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Playing%20is%20Learning%20Pamphlet.pdf

Playing is Learning

(curriculum connections)

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Playing%20is%20Learning.pdf

Teacher Working Conditions that Matter

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Teacher%20Working%20Conditions%20That%20Matter%20-%20Evidence%20for%20Change.pdf

Teaching for Deep Understanding

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Teaching%20for%20Deep%20Understanding%20-%20An%20ETFO%20Curriculum%20Learning%20Resource%20Compilation.pdf

The Collaborative Coaching Conversation: An ETFO Handbook

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/The%20Collaborative%20Coaching%20Conversation%20-%20An%20ETFO%20Handbook.pdf

The Importance Of Play

(Curriculum Insert)

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/The%20Importance%20of%20Play.pdf

Welcome to ETFO 2015-16

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Welcome%20to%20ETFO%202015-2016.pdf

ETFO BOOKS

A Social Justice Approach

This curriculum resource features a social justice and equity approach to teaching and learning through making personal connections, building understanding

of experiences outside of our own and practising skills through inquiry and critical conversations. Connections to all parts of the curriculum are made and lesson plans are provided along with corresponding curriculum expectations. Available free at www.etfo.ca/Resources/eResources/

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Play=Learning

“How Play motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth”

This books’ research based policy recommendations will be valuable to teachers, counselors, and school psychologists in their quest to reintroduce play and joyful learning into our school rooms and living rooms.

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Possibilities: Addressing Poverty in Elementary Schools

Possibilities highlights the strategies

that educators in ETFO’s Poverty and Education Project used to address the academic and non-academic needs of students and families experiencing socio- economic challenges. This book features creative approaches to addressing poverty issues while questioning readers’ assumptions and biases. This resource includes literature links for classroom learning and community resources.

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The Pride House that kids built

The Arts and Inclusion Project to engage elementary students, educators, and school communities in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

A collection of stories/scenarios with questions to build inclusion of those who are differently abled.

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More than a play

Written by some of Canada’s foremost playwrights, this is a collection of nine short plays that explore equity and social justice issues for junior and intermediate classes. Three of the plays are directly translated into French.

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It’s Elementary

A brief history of Ontario public elementary teachers and their federations

Online Part 1:

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/It%27s%20Elementary%20–%20A%20Brief%20History%20of%20Ontario%27s%20Public%20Elementary%20Teachers%20and%20their%20Federations%20-%20Part%201.pdf

Part 2:

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/It%27s%20Elementary%20–%20A%20Brief%20History%20of%20Ontario%27s%20Public%20Elementary%20Teachers%20and%20their%20Federations%20-%20Part%202.pdf

Part  3:

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/It%27s%20Elementary%20–%20A%20Brief%20History%20of%20Ontario%27s%20Public%20Elementary%20Teachers%20and%20their%20Federations%20-%20Part%203.pdf

Part 4:

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/It%27s%20Elementary%20–%20A%20Brief%20History%20of%20Ontario%27s%20Public%20Elementary%20Teachers%20and%20their%20Federations%20-%20Part%204.pdf

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Social Justice Begins with me (interactive)

Social Justice Begins With Me helps students and teachers develop awareness and understanding of equity and social justice. The complete kit includes lessons and resources designed for Early Years to Grade 8 and the teacher resource More Than a Play.

Online Curriculum Insert:

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Social%20Justice%20Begins%20with%20Me.pdf

Online Book List; Gender::

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Gender%20Book%20List%20from%20Social%20Justice%20Begins%20with%20Me.pdf

Online Book list; Race:

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Race%20Book%20List%20from%20Social%20Justice%20Begins%20with%20Me.pdf

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Safe at School-An Educational Series

(2 DVD set)

DVD 1-Preventing Bullying: Taking Bullying seriously

A unique sensitization tool for schools, designed to enhance training regarding the short-term and long-term impact of bullying among students, and to foster safe, strong and free schools

DVD 2-Equity and Inclusive Education:Hear me out!

A unique sensitization tool for schools, designed to enhance training regarding racism, sexism and homophobia, and to foster safe, strong and free schools.

For more info go to safeatschool.ca

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Promoting Equity and Inclusive Education in Schools: A Teacher’s Guide

( A Safe@schools resource)

This guide is intended for any teacher, educator or staff member who seeks to ensure that all students- regardless of background or personal circumstances- have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

For more info go to safeatschool.ca

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Creating Safe Schools: A Bullying Prevention Guide for Teachers

( A Safe@schools resource)

The problem of bullying in schools can no longer be normalized as an innocuous form of child's play. Increasingly, teachers and others in the school system are recognising bullying as a harmful and insidious act of aggression.

For more info go to safeatschool.ca

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The Bully, the bullied, the  bystander the brave

A collection of poems to “engage us in moving toward a more compassionate concern for others.”

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LGBTQ Inclusive School Space Stars here

This new video and accompanying resource guide explore homophobia and transphobia in school communities and how to address these issues. The video features interviews from LGBTQ educators who discuss the issues and challenges they face in the classroom.

Additonal online resources:

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/ETFO%20LGBT%20Kit%20-%20English.pdf

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Building Safe and Inclusive Schools

( A Safe@schools resource)

This guide about working with parents is designed for teachers and school staff. It is addressed to those who understand that engaging the whole school community is key to building a safe and inclusive school culture, a fundamental prerequisite to student learning and well-being.

For more info go to safeatschool.ca

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Primary Arts

Primary ETFO Arts is a publication that features 10 picture books that will pique children’s interest with their universal themes, issues and questions. Each section of Primary ETFO Arts includes engaging verbal and non-verbal activities to stimulate imagination, communication and critical thinking.

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Observation

2001

A focus on evaluations, planning and growth for the kindergarten learner

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Kindergarten Years- Learning Through Play

This resource discusses the principles of developmentally appropriate practices and shows you how to bring play- based learning into your Kindergarten classroom

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Primarily Play

Primarily Play provides practical suggestions for incorporating play into the curriculum at each level from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 3. This resource provides a comprehensive description of play and an outline of the forms of play, their characteristics and how these change with time and experience.

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Reflections of Me

This is a research-based resource written

for each grade including Kindergarten

that assists teachers in ensuring that

children develop positive body image and self-esteem.

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Thinking it Through

4 copies

This popular resource addresses the entire Kindergarten program. Eleven separate chapters interconnect to help you plan your whole program and create dynamic and stimulating learning experiences for student

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Learning in the Early Years:Exploring our thinking

This resource focuses on the child as learner, the educator in the classroom, the learning environment and powerful classroom play. It explores effective practices in the early years, provides reflective questions for educators to think about and next steps to take.

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Think Before you Click -DVD

This educational DVD was developed

to alert educators to the dangers and repercussions of inappropriate social media use, regardless of whether communication is work-related or personal. Anyone who has responsibility to students and their parents should view this resource.

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Annual Meeting Workbooks

2011, 2012, 2014 (2013 and 2015 available with delegate comments) 2016

These workbooks are full of ETFO Annual Meeting resolutions from the years indicated. An interesting look at the recent past of our federation.

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It Can happen to you (DVD)

A video for educators about allegations against teachers and how to prevent them.

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Learning in the Early Years

(2 copies)

This resource package includes the three Early Years resources (Math, Observation and Conversations) with the corresponding facilitator guides and a copy of the Learning in the Early Years: Exploring Our Thinking resource.

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We All Belong

Includes DVD, Discussion Guides, Bullying prevention guide for parents.

The kit is designed to foster home and school collaboration through reflection and dialogue.

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Everyone is Able (DVD)

Consisting of a 30-minute documentary- style DVD and CD containing a guidebook, this resource can be used for staff professional development and curriculum links for students. Everyone is Able helps members and their students unpack assumptions, myths and stereotypes and increase sensitivity and awareness of issues around abilities/disabilities.

Additional Online resource:

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Everyone%20is%20Able.pdf

                                

                        

                

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Made you Look

How Advertising Works and Why You Should Know

This resource offers an intriguing and hip exploration of the advertising universe. It's the perfect guide to help kids decode all the messages.

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Reference Book 2015-16

Also available online:

http://www.etfo.ca/AboutETFO/ReferenceBook/Documents/2015-2016%20ETFO%20Reference%20Book.pdf

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The Every Teacher Project

2015

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Final Report on LGBTQ_inclusive education in Canada’s K-12 Schools form THe MAnitoba Teachers’ Society.

Child Development Books

Exceptional Children

1994

Inclusion in Early Childhood Programs

This resource provides educators with information and skills necessary to effectively integrate children with special needs in to existing early childhood programs.

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Einstein Never Used Flash Cards

2003

How our children REALLY learn-and why they need to play more and memorize less.

Reassuring to parents and educators to step away from the cult of achievement and toward a more nurturing home life full of imaginative play and love of learning.

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The Everything Parents guide to children with dyslexia

2004

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This resource gives you a complete understanding of what dyslexia is, how to identify the signs, and what you can do to help your child.

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Keys to Parenting your Anxious Child

Second edition

2008

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A practical guidance book to help children cope with anxieties in the context of family and school environments.

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What to do when you Worry too much

2006

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A KId’s Guide to overcoming Anxiety

This resource guides children and parents the the cognitive-behavioural techniques most often used in the treatment of anxiety.

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Mindsets in the Classroom

2013

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Building a Culture of Success and Student Achievement in Schools

This book provides educators with ideas for ways to build a growth mindset school culture, wherein students are challenged to change their thinking about their abilities and potential.

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Successful Kindergarten Transition

2003

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Your Guide to Connecting Children, Families and Schools

This resource introduces a model for ideal transition into kindergarten to be used by administrators, educators and family support specialists.

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Curriculum Books

2010 Draft FDK

2010 Draft FDK Curriculum

Also available online:

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/elementary/kindergarten_english_june3.pdf

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Growing Success: Kindergarten Addendum

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/policyfunding/growingSuccessAddendum.pdf

Worms, Shadows and Whirlpools

2003

Science in the Early Childhood Classroom

THis book identifies important science inquiry skills and concepts appropriate for the very young. ...makes a strong case for integrating science into the curriculum right from the start.

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The Intentional Teacher

2014

This resource encourages readers to:

-Reflect on their principles and practices

-Broaden their thinking about appropriate early curriculum content and instructional methods

-Discover specific ideas and teaching strategies for interacting with children in key subject areas.

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The Unscripted Classroom

“An overview of emergent curriculum philosophy and examination of creativity in the classroom, and observation and planning forms included.”

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Emergent Curriculum

“Explore the concepts of emergent curriculum and how its practice and principles can improve the educational culture in your early childhood program. Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings offers a unique and thorough explanation of these concepts as well as information in how to plan, observe, document, interpret, and reflect on long-term projects using emergent techniques.”

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Design for Living and Learning

Transforming Early childhood Environments

“Drawing inspiration from a variety of approaches, from Waldorf to Montessori to Reggio to Greenman, Prescott and Olds, this resource outlines hundreds of ways to create healthy and inviting physical, social, and emotional environments of children in child care. You’ll find a multitude of simple and practical ideas for creative indoor and outdoor spaces and materials. Hundreds of full colour photographs of real early childhood settings demonstrate that the spaces children learn and grow in can be comfortable for children, teachers, and parents alike.”

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Tribes Learning Communities

2006

Reaching  All by creating Tribes Learning Communities blends the fields of group process and cooperative learning;prevention and resiliency;learning theory and school change into a comprehensive, meaningful whole.

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Beyond Behavior Management

2012

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The Six Life Skills Children Need

This resource provides everything you need to help all children build and use six essential life skills; attachment, belonging, self-regulation, collaboration, contribution and adaptability.

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Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Third Edition

2007

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This book is designed to help teachers and students implement the philosophy of developmentally appropriate practice of early learning daily in a comprehensive, applicable way.

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Observing Young Children

Second edition

2004

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This resource offers a wide variety of observational tools to document the activity of young children and provides the reader with the skills to conduct appropriate observations of young children.

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Idea Books

365 Ways to a  Smarter Preschooler

Has hundreds of activities for reading, math, art, science and imaginative play.

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Great ways to Differentiate Math

2009

A resource to help K-8 teachers differentiate math instruction by using open questions and parallel tasks. This book demonstrates more inclusive learning conversations that promote broader student participation.

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Lesson Plans

2005

Theme based activities, lesson plans, ideas that can be extended to a more child centred approach to learning.

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Phonemic Awareness

Over 90 interactive activities, reproducibles, etc… to help children connect oral language to  written text.

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Big Ideas for Small Mathematicians

2003

Explore the beauty of math with content-rich activities, and share the excitement of “big” ideas with children in an interactive and comprehensive way before they have a chance to be afraid of math.

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Differentiated Math

2004

“35 ready to use math centres that engage students in meaningful, independent work.”

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Story Play

2011

Building Language and Literacy one story at a time.

Expand children’s favorite stories into meaningful experiences. Learn how to make simple storytelling props…, and learn how to use them to expand the pleasure of simple and more complicated stories.

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Supporting ELL in Kindergarten

2007

This document is a resource and tool for teachers, ECE’s, administrators and other school staff as they support ELLs in achieving the overall expectations of the Kindergarten program.

Also available online:

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/document/kindergarten/kindergartenELL.pdf

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More than Counting

1995

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Includes and introduction to whole math, math manipulatives, collections, grig games, path games, gross motor games and more. This book shows dozen of ways to encourage children's thinking in mathematics and encourages children to construct a rich understanding of number, and providing the solid foundation needed for more advanced number concepts.

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Let’s Celebrate!

1987

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Canadians celebrate more than 250 special days every year.This book contains year long information about holidays and the traditions behind them.

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Oldies But Goodies

Home, School, and Community Relations

1992

Promotes a philosophy of working as partners with parents and introduces a variety of techniques for establishing positive communication and parent involvement.

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ECERS

Evaluation tool to rate, furnishings, language experiences, fine and gross motor, creative, social, routines in a childcare setting.

Note:please do not write in this resource

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Where is Thumbkin

1993

500 Activities to use with songs that are well known. Mostly theme based, but can be extended to play based learning and philosophy.

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Kids Create!

1990

Art and Craft ideas and experiences for 3-9 year olds.

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Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts

1990

...provides a thorough understanding of language arts development in young children. All areas of language arts- speaking, listening, writing and reading- are discussed.

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Art and Creative Development for Young Children

1993

This text includes theory, research and resources needed for creative development with young children.

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Math and Science for young children

1990

This unique text provides the knowledge and skills needed to effectively teach math and science to young children. Emphasis is placed on the use of both informal and structured activities to help young children develop and understanding of basic concepts.

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Rainy Day Play

1996

Over 70 imaginative, age-appropriate experiences for many hours of indoor fun.

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Stories for Young Children

1992

A collection of 12 tales with notes on how to incorporate into the curriculum and enrich the children's learning experiences.

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Surviving your Preschooler

1998

365 ideas to keep your 3-6 year olds busy using materials from around the home.

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Empowering Children

1993

Play based curriculum for lifelong learning

This text explores the relationship between play, child development, and learning theory. The well planned environment is the catalyst for development and learning.

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The Whole Child

1993

The Whole Child is a practical methods approach that explains how to go about teaching young children in ways that foster healthy development. It shifts the teacher away from the “art” or “science” to what the child is and what he/she needs from the learning environment in order to thrive.

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Kids are Worth it!

1994

Originally published in 1994, this 2010 edition includes a new introduction. The book is an internationally best selling guide to help children become self-disciplined, responsible, resilient, compassionate human beings.

Get out of My Life

2002

“Get out of My Life, but first could you drive me and Cheryl to the mall?” is a best selling guide on how to raise adolescents.

Other Interest Books

Robert’s Rules of Order

10th Edition

2000

The book on parliamentary procedure for parliamentarians and novice club presidents alike.

Goes through proper procedure and rules of how to conduct business within your organization.

Note: 11th Edition is the current one in print.

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Robert’s Rules of Order In Brief

2004

A concise guide to Robert's Rules of Order.

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Me to We

2004

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Craig and Mark Kielburger share a blueprint for personal and social change that has the power to transform lives one act at a time.

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