Learning To Speak

Author: P. R. Zelazo
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1317777859
Format: PDF, Docs
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First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

A Manual for Parents Teachers and Principals on Early Childhood Education

Author: Mani Augustine Chilampikunnel
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1450091148
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Designed as a guide for parents, teachers and principals, this book facilitates parents to restructure their lifestyle for the enhancement of their children's academic achievement and self-esteem. A lucidly written text intertwined with theories and practicum, this book attempts to elucidate various concepts, theories, and methodologies for improved teacher performance. The text sets guidelines for administrators and principals in problem solving, process following, and decision making, which are quintessential for school operations.

The Intelligent Parents Manual

Author: Florence Powdermaker
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483221377
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Intelligent Parents' Manual: A Practical Guide to the Problems of Childhood and Adolescence provides an introduction to problems that may arise in the development of the child from birth to adolescence. This book discusses the problem in the relation between parents and children. Organized into five parts encompassing eight chapters, this book begins with an overview of the general pattern of a child's growth. This text then examines how parents can protect the baby from the two instinctive fears of the sensation of falling and the sound of loud noises. Other chapters consider the mother's task in a child's life, namely, provide opportunity and freedom, protect the child from physical injury, and keep the child from doing too much damage to property. This book discusses as well the development during adolescence. The final chapter deals with the parent's realistic conception of the limitations of their children and themselves. This book is a valuable resource for parents, psychologists, and psychiatrists.

The Instruction Manual for Kids Parent s Edition

Author: Kerri Yarsley
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1452523266
Format: PDF, Docs
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Whenever a new baby is born, someone usually says, “Good luck with your kid, because he doesn’t come with an instruction manual!” Well, Kerri Yarsley, a successful mother of four, is about to change all that. The Instruction Manual for Kids – Parent’s Edition is an eminently readable, informative, and entertaining book that takes the reader on a journey from pre-pregnancy preparation all the way through to the late teenage years. It covers the basics as well as some interesting behavioral perspectives that you might not expect in a parenting book. So whether you have one or many kids, be prepared to change your thoughts, words, and actions, and have a brilliant and joyful life with your amazing kids. This comprehensive book sets out many “rules of engagement” between children and their environment during the formative years from birth to early adulthood. Written specifically for parents – both new and seasoned – the book contains information that makes practical sense on all levels. If you are a resident of Planet Earth, then I highly recommend Kerri’s book to you. It will inform, amuse, inspire, and move you. —Author Bill Statham, The Chemical Maze Shopping Companion

The Respectful Parent

Author: James A. Deutch
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469140853
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The most important job you will ever have is being a parent. Parents usually raise their children the way they were parented, no matter how good or bad their experience. People laugh when they say, Babies dont come with an instruction manual. The Respectful Parent: A Manual for Moms and Dads may be the closest book to that much needed manual. This book is for parents whose normal children are driving them up the wall, and parents who want to improve their parenting skills while things are still going well. The Respectful Parent is written in a personal style by an author, who has over 55 years of clinical experience working with families and individuals of all ages. Dr. Deutch believes that respect between parent and child, along with a toolbox of great common sense techniques, is the key to having a cooperative, happy and productive family. Spanking, yelling, and threats may work on your child in the immediate situation, but scientific research shows that in the long term, they have many negative and sometimes catastrophic side effects. The Respectful Parent teaches how to use positive and democratic ways to nurture children. These ideas are based on the commonsensical philosophy of Doctors Alfred Adler and Rudolph Dreikurs. Learn to use the power of encouragement, the family council, individual special time, natural and logical consequences, and simple communication techniques. Become your childs consultant rather than boss. Raise your childs self-esteem, courage, mental health, and even his or her I.Q.

Speak Spanish with Dora Diego Family Adventures

Author: Pimsleur
Publisher: Pimsleur
ISBN: 9780743599788
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Family Adventures! This product is the first of a two-package series. It contains four original stories (My Family, Breakfast, At School, and At Night) on two CDs and with two accompanying books, plus a Parents' Manual. Pimsleur is the world leader in teaching adults to speak a foreign language. These programs offer Spanish language learning to children ages 2 to 6. Kids are right in the middle of the action with age-specific vocabulary and fascinating, real-life situations featuring their friends, Dora, Diego, and Boots. Speak Spanish with Dora & Diego, Simon & Schuster’s new children’s Spanish audio language program, is the latest addition to the renowned Pimsleur® Language Programs. Following the amazing success of the adult programs in teaching real-life communication skills when speaking with native speakers of Spanish, these programs provide the same opportunity for English-speaking children, ages 2 to 6. Based upon the same research as the Pimsleur adult programs, the course writers have selected age-specific vocabulary and created fascinating, real-life situations utilizing structures and vocabulary used by Spanish children. Parents will now be able to enjoy the excitement and have the satisfaction of seeing their children learn to communicate in Spanish -- and enjoying the process. Vocabulary: approximately 150 words Target age range: 2 years old to 6 years old

ESL Manual for Mainstream Teachers

Author: Janice R. Yearwood
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1602475733
Format: PDF, Mobi
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'Help! I have a student who doesn't speak English! What do I do now?' For teachers in this situation, ESL Manual for Mainstream Teachers is just for you. Janice Yearwood experienced that herself and wishes to spare other teachers from making the mistakes she did. This book will provide a 'comfort blanket' for non-ESL-trained teachers, providing ESL information and practical guidelines on how to aid their students. It also furnishes cultural background to facilitate understanding of what your ELL (English Language Learner) is going through. You'll learn how to bring your other students on board to help your ELL and how to relate to the ELL's parents. For those working with ESL professionals, ESL Manual for Mainstream Teachers will help you to be on the 'same page' as the ESL teachers--a bridge between you and them.

Annie Ape Manual

Author: Paul a Lamarre
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781895112511
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This Annie Ape -90 Days to Literacy Manual is the instruction book for the Annie Ape - 90 days to Literacy Picture Book found here. Title ID: 5922017 ISBN-13: 978-1895112535 Together they form an instructional package to teach your child to read in 90 days. Preparation for learning to read is far more efficient and cost-effective than remediation. After more than 20 years of teaching beginning Grade One students who can barely recite the alphabet, three things are very clear. First, parents play a vital role in the preparation for Grade One while their children are in Kindergarten. Second, there is a strong need for a low-cost program that parents can use, at home, in a time-frame of half an hour or less. Third, it is essential that the materials develop skills that meet the teacher's expectations of what the children can say and do when they enter the Grade One classroom. What Alphabet Knowledge Means Research tells us consistently that knowledge of the alphabet is the single, best predictor of learning success. Year after year, research studies confirm that what happens in the first few years shapes the child's academic and social well-being later in life. Children considered prepared to learn by the time they start Grade One are usually set for a lifetime of academic success. Careful preparation and development of the skills needed is more efficient than remediation. Such preparation for learning is the driving force behind Annie Ape - 90 Days to Literacy. It is designed to help parents discover and understand what alphabet knowledge means and why it is so important for their Kindergarten children. A Comprehensive Program Annie Ape - 90 Days to Literacy is a powerful and comprehensive, alternate program. It establishes a climate for learning to read similar to the one in which the child learns to speak. Parents don't present formal speaking lessons to their infants and toddlers. Yet the child learns to speak in imitation of the speech that surrounds him. In the same way, and as much as possible, Annie presents the skills needed to learn to read in a natural environment so that learning to read can take place. It is such an understandable and comprehensive process that some children seem to be able to read spontaneously toward the end of the program. Others go on to learn to read in the classroom, seemingly with little effort. Annie Ape prepares the child so that reading can take place, naturally, when the child feels the need. Who Can Use the Material The activities in Annie Ape - 90 Days to Literacy are those that most parents WOULD DO , if only THEY KNEW. Annie Ape was designed to help parents discover what constitutes knowledge of the alphabet, how to determine readiness for learning, and to help them attain that goal. There are no pre-requisite skills beyond a commitment of time from the parent to the child. Read through the overview from beginning to end, at least once. It is good to have a general idea of what information is going to be presented and how best to use it. The overview is important. If it appears a bit overwhelming, at first, it will sort itself out as the strategy is put to use. After a while, it will flow logically and efficiently. Don't be surprised if you discover additional ideas for the use of the material. Annie supports any and all Kindergarten programs. Time Commitment Annie Ape asks for a commitment of time from the parent to the child. The commitment is a daily 20-30 minute period, for 90 days. The outcome of those 45 hours is a greater knowledge and understanding of the child's learning strengths. Follow the suggestions given in this manual, spending no more than 20 to 30 minutes a day. There are no formalized reading lessons to present. The question strategy that you need to develop the knowledge required for proficient reading is prepared for you.

Language and Culture

Author: David Nunan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135153914
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This state-of-the art exploration of language, culture, and identity is orchestrated through prominent scholars’ and teachers’ narratives, each weaving together a personal account based on memorable or critical incidents that occurred in the course of learning or using a second or foreign language; an interpretation highlighting their impact in terms of culture, identity, and language; and the connections between the experiences and observations of the author and existing literature on language, culture and identity.

Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism

Author: Brooke Ingersoll
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606234404
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This two book/DVD package presents a parent training approach that is accessible, evidence based, and highly practical. Grounded in developmental and behavioral research, the Practitioner's Guide provides step-by-step guidelines for conducting parent training individually or in groups. It takes proven techniques for promoting the social-communication skills of young children with autism (up to age 6) and breaks them into simple yet effective steps for parents to follow. The DVD, for use in the training sessions, features video clips of parents implementing the techniques with their children, as well as PowerPoint slides. The Practitioners Guide also features 30 reproducible handouts and forms. The companion Manual for Parents helps parents master the techniques and use them at home with their child during daily routines and activities. - Publisher.