Great Preschools : Building Developmental Assets in Early Childhoodebook ISBN 1574821938
Providing a wide range of tools, this practical guide aids teachers in creating a nurturing preschool environment and helps preschoolers develop critical social competencies. Containing new findings from Search Institute's Developmental Assets(R) research for preschoolers, this easy-to-use guidebook identifies what young children need from their families, teachers, and caregivers. The simple roadmap reveals the value of the work that teachers are already doing and provides content for parents about the relationship between families and preschool settings. Reproducible handouts make it easy to add fresh ideas and content to the curriculum and assist educators in family outreach--creating strong connections with parents. In addition, many of the activity tips offer new interpretations of familiar songs, books, games, and art projects.