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Author Curtis, Deb.

Title The art of awareness : how observation can transform your teaching / Deb Curtis and Margie Carter
Edition Second edition
Published St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 270 pages) : color illustrations
Contents A new way of being with children: an overview of the study sessions -- Study session: Learning to see -- Study session: Observing for children's perspectives -- Study session: Observing children's lively minds -- Study session: Observing how children use their senses -- Study session: Observing how children explore, invent, and construct -- Study session: Observing yhow children connect with the natural world -- Study session: Observing how children seek power, drama, and adventure -- Study session: Observing children's eagerness or drawing, symbolic representation, and literacy -- Study session: Observing how children form relationships and negotiate conflict -- Study session: Observing children with their families -- Getting organized to observe and study your documentation -- Using and sharing your observations with others -- Using observations for planning and assessment
Summary "Observation study sessions help you discover the many ways that being observant can enhance your teaching. Updates to this second edition reflect current issues in early childhood education, including learning standards, assessment, and technology"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Early childhood education.
Early childhood teachers.
Observation (Educational method)
Form Electronic book
Author Carter, Margie, 1942-
ISBN 1605542490 (electronic bk.)
9781605542492 (electronic bk.)