This self-directed guide is designed to provide more than 40 hours of professional development for teachers using the Innovations: Preschool Curriculum. Teachers can explore the different elements of the curriculum and their effect on young children's learning, as well as other important components of early childhood education. These include encouraging different types of play, communicating with parents, and solving problems, among others.
|Publisher:||Gryphon House Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Dr. Linda Miller is a nationally recognized speaker and consultant for early childhood programs, leading her own company, Innovations in Education, Inc. She has developed curricula for numerous child care companies and also acts as an expert witness in cases involving curriculum and supervision. In recent years Dr. Miller has taught for Wheelock College of Boston in Bermuda, Singapore, and The Bahamas. Mary Jo Gibbs has worked with young children for more than 25 years. She has been a kindergarten teacher, a curriculum writer, and a training specialist for child care providers.
Kay Albrecht, Ph.D. is a senior partner in a consulting firm that specializes in working with businesses interested in family-friendly policies and in supporting early education. Dr. Albrecht is a nationally know speaker, the author of several books, and a contributing editor to Child Care Information Exchange. Linda Miller has been committed to the field of education for more than 25 years--as a classroom teacher, supervisor, federal projects director, trainer, corporate child care director, and curriculum developer. She is a nationally know speaker and a highly sought-after consultant to early childhood programs throughout the country.