What Kindergarten Teachers Know: Practical and Playful Ways for Parents to Help Children Listen, Learn, and Coope rate at Home

What Kindergarten Teachers Know: Practical and Playful Ways for Parents to Help Children Listen, Learn, and Coope rate at Home

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by Lisa Holewa, Joan Rice
     
 

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Every parent’s dream—the secrets of acclaimed kindergarten teachers revealed! Countless parents have imagined how much easier life would be if they could get their children to listen and cooperate at home just as they do with their favorite teachers.This book offers creative tips and activities from award-winning teachers nationwide, detailing the simple… See more details below

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Every parent’s dream—the secrets of acclaimed kindergarten teachers revealed! Countless parents have imagined how much easier life would be if they could get their children to listen and cooperate at home just as they do with their favorite teachers.This book offers creative tips and activities from award-winning teachers nationwide, detailing the simple techniques they use, why they work, and how to adapt them for use at home. For example, good teachers would never demand their students’ attention by instructing them to “Listen!”—but they might say, “Put on your elephant ears.” And instead of telling them to “Walk quietly,” they might remind them to “Wear your marshmallow feet.”The book also helps parents of 3- to 6-year-olds support their child’s development the way the best early childhood teachers do—by fostering independence and self-reliance. Parents learn to:* Understand how children grow and develop* Realize the importance of rules and controlling Frustration* Organize their household and create routines* Handle transitions smoothly* Give children tools to resolve problems themselves

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440639333
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/06/2008
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,245,834
File size:
3 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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