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Ages & Stages: A Parent Guide to Normal Childhood DevelopmentAges & Stages: A Parent Guide to Normal Childhood Development
Charles E. Schaefer, Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
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Written in an engaging, practical style, Ages and Stages offers you the benefits of the most current research on child development, featuring helpful tips and techniques to foster your childs maturation. Charles Schaefer and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo tell you what behaviors you can expect as your child grows and how you can help him or her to advance to the next level of development. They include numerous examples, stories, and activities you can use immediately to positively influence your childs development. The book's structure (divided into four stages of child development-birth to 18 months, 18 to 36 months, 36 months to age six, and six to ten years) allows you to monitor your child's progress, identify the reasons for emotional and psychological differences in siblings, and even determine how your parenting strategies should change as your child grows. This book covers all five areas of psychological health, emotional, cognitive, friendship/relationships, personal growth, and morality. It is filled with easy-to-follow Do's and Don'ts, plus fun activities and exercises to encourage your child's development. It will help you to assess if and when your child may need professional intervention.
     

 

 

 

 
Building Moral Intelligence: The Seven Essential Virtues That Teach Kids to Do the Right ThingBuilding Moral Intelligence: The Seven Essential Virtues That Teach Kids to Do the Right Thing
Michele Borba
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Gain a new understanding of moral intelligence, and a step-by-step program for its achievement. In this indispensable book for parents, Borba has created a new break-through in conceptualizing and teaching virtue, character and values under the auspices of a measurable capacity -- Moral Intelligence.

This book confronts the front-page crisis we now face in our country regarding youth violence, alienation, self-destructive behavior, cold-heartedness, lack of compassion, insensitivity, intolerance and the break down of values. The author provides a new way to understand, evaluate and inspire our kids with the seven essential virtues which comprise moral intelligence.

Includes: Book Discussion Guide and Resource Section with over 300 character-building books and videos. Softcover, 316 pages.
     


 
Days of Whine and Noses: Pep Talks for Tuckered-Out MomsDays of Whine and Noses: Pep Talks for Tuckered-Out Moms
Lisa Johnson
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With wit and candor, popular Christian Parenting Today columnist Lisa Espinoza Johnson shows how your ordinary moments of mothering little ones can teach extraordinary life lessons. Each of the book's bite-size chapters contains hilarious personal stories and observations about the everyday experiences of motherhood - breastfeeding, teething, potty training, birthday parties, family pets, household chores - that culminate in unexpected insights. Amidst the dailiness of mothering, Johnson finds deep and profound meaning. Her words will guide and sustain you while you are fulfilling the most significant role of your life.
     

 

 
How to Talk to Teens About Really Important ThingsHow to Talk to Teens About Really Important Things
Charles E. Schaefer, Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
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How to Talk to Teens About Really Important Things is the essential guide for those who has found themselves ill prepared-and ill at ease-when discussing some of life's most important issues with teens. In this much needed book, award-winning authors Charles Schaefer and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo offer parents a commonsense approach for knowing just what to say to teens and how and when to say it. For easy reference, How to Talk to Teens About Really Important Things is organized alphabetically by topic and offers clear, authoritative guidelines on discussing a variety of vital issues such as depression, suicide, dieting, gangs, drugs, and date rape.
     

 

 

 
First Grade Success: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Child LearnFirst Grade Success: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Child Learn
Amy James
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Activities, tips, and sound advice for getting the most out of your child's public, private, or homeschool education: Everything you need to know to help your child success! Part of the new knowledge Essentials series, First Grade Success shows you how to enrich your child's classroom learning and take an active role in your first grader's education by exploring:
  • What your first grader is learning at school
  • Your child's learning style
  • Hundreds of easy-to-do activities
  • Environmental learning sections
  • Methods and checklists to assess your child's academic progress
  • Information on how teachers evaluate performance
  • Recommendations of age-appropriate books and software that will enhance learning
Softcover, 228 pages.
     

 
Writing Skills Activities for Special ChildrenWriting Skills Activities for Special Children
Darlene Mannix
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Created for elementary special needs students who could use additional instruction in writing, this collection of 135 lessons will help students progress from simple to more complex writing abilities. With both creative and practical writing opportunities, students will enjoy learning to focus on writing words, sentences, paragraphs, and other writing tasks. Choose the activities that your students need to focus on; lessons include directions to both the teacher and the student with answers and a follow-up activity, in addition to the actual worksheets. 135 lessons and 269 illustrated activity sheets, softcover, reproducible pages. Please note that while the back of the book states that a spiral-bound format is available, this book is now only printed in the traditional, bound format.
     

 
The Teaching for Understanding GuideThe Teaching for Understanding Guide
Tina Blythe

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The Teaching for Understanding Guide describes and approach to teaching that requires students to think, analyze, problem solve, and make meaning of what they've learned. Based on extensive research conducted by Project Zero and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, The Teaching for Education Guide offers teachers a practical way to apply the concepts of the Teaching for Understanding Framework - both in the classroom and in curriculum planning.
     

 

 

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