CIRCLE Program Materials

The CIRCLE grant is now the GAINS project.

These materials are listed in alphabetical order by title.

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CIRCLE Reserve
375.7
Lasky

Art : basic for young children.
Author: Lasky, Lila.

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372.21
Copple

Basics of developmentally appropriate practice : an introduction for teachers of children 3 to 6.
Author: Copple, Carol.

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362.712
Buildi

Building bridges between families & teachers [videorecording (DVD)]
Annotation: Discusses creating partnerships with families of the child care center's children by making classrooms inviting for families and offering ways to connect beyond the usual meetings.

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372.5
Chaluf

Building structures with young children [kit (DVD)].
Author: Chalufour, Ingrid.

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305.231
Allen

By the ages :, behavior & development of children pre-birth through eight.
Author: Allen, K. Eileen

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372.16
Greenm

Caring spaces, learning places : children's environments that work.
Author: Greenman, James T.

CIRCLE Staff Reserve
372.21
Coach

The coach's guide to the creative curriculum for preschool : a step-by-step resource for individualizing professional development.

CIRCLE Staff Reserve
372.21
Dodge

The creative curriculum for preschool.
Author: Dodge, Diane Trister.

CIRCLE Staff Reserve
372.21
Dodge

The creative curriculum for preschool, developmental continuum assessment toolkit for ages 3-5 [kit]
Author: Dodge, Diane Trister.
Annotation: Integrated assessment system to help preschool teachers tailor the curriculum to the expected developmental stage of the students.

CIRCLE Staff Reserve
372.21
Creati

The creative curriculum for preschool in action [videorecording (DVD)]
Annotation: This new DVD provides an in-depth examination of The Creative Curriculumâ„¢ for Preschool and shows how teachers use The Creative Curriculum to guide their thinking and decision making about teaching and learning. After a brief introduction from Diane Trister Dodge, eight 10- to 20-minute segments delve into the learning environment, a day in the life of The Creative Curriculum preschool classroom, intentional teaching in prekindergarten, planning for literacy, planning for mathematics, integrating learning through studies, using The Creative Curriculum Developmental Continuum for Ages 3-5 to observe and assess children's learning, and building partnerships with families. Filmed in a variety of Head Start and child care settings, each segment is ideal for use at parent workshops and for ongoing teacher study groups.---Teaching Strategies Website.

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372.21
Critic

Critical issues in early childhood professional development.

CIRCLE Staff Reserve
372.21
Curios

Curiosity corner : a comprehensive preschool program :, a student-achievement solution for preschool : program overview with sample lessons and scope and sequence.

CIRCLE Reserve
372.21
Develo

Developmentally appropriate practice [videorecording (DVD)]
Annotation: The basic concepts of developmentally appropriate practice are not difficult or arcane, but they can be understood wrongly or incompletely--often are! This video introduces the foundational ideas of the early childhood field, and articulates and illustrates the core concepts in simple, memorable ways, including classroom examples and other techniques. The video is versatile enough to be shown as part of any beginner-level discussion of DAP.

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372.21
Develo

Developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood programs serving children from birth through age 8.

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362.712
Gonzal

Diversity in early care and education :, honoring differences.
Author: Gonzalez-Mena, Janet.

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372.21
Isbell

Early learning environments that work.
Author: Isbell, Rebecca T.

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372.21
McWill

Engagement of every child in the preschool classroom.
Author: McWilliam, R. A.

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372.21
Hyson

Enthusiastic and engaged learners : approaches to learning in the early childhood classroom.
Author: Hyson, Marilou

CIRCLE Reserve
372.21
Keyser

From parents to partners : building a family-centered early childhood program.
Author: Keyser, Janis.

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371.395
Hand

Hand-in-hand, supporting children with play problems[videorecording (DVD)]
Annotation: This series is designed to increase the awareness that children have play problems and to enhance adults' ability to assist those children.

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371.926482
Tymchu

The health & wellness program :, a parenting curriculum for families at risk.
Author: Tymchuk, Alexander J.

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371.9046
Isbell

The inclusive learning center book : for preschool children with special needs.
Author: Isbell, Christy.
Annotation: "A resource book for preschool teachers, containing information for creating an inclusive learning center classroom and adaptable activities for children with varying special needs"--Provided by publisher.

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371.102
Epstei

The intentional teacher :, choosing the best strategies for young children's learning. Author: Epstein, Ann S.

CIRCLE Reserve
372.6521044
Tabors

One child, two languages :, a guide for early childhood educators of children learning English as a second languages.
Author: Tabors, Patton O.

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372.21
Powers

Parent-friendly early learning : tips and strategies for working well with families.
Author: Powers, Julie

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305.231
Landy

Pathways to competence :, encouraging healthy social and emotional development in young children. Author: Landy, Sarah.

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370.711
Jablon

The power of observation.
Author: Jablon, Judy R.

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372.21
Practic

Practical strategies for teaching social emotional skills [videorecording (DVD)]
Annotation: Highlights strategies that teachers and families can use with preschool children to develop social emotional skills, such as making friends, problem solving, asking an adult for help, talking about feelings, and managing emotions.

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372.712
Shareef

Practice in building bridges :, companion resource to Diversity in early care and education, 5th ed.
Author: Shareef, Intisar.

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379.112
Progra

Program administrator's guide to early childhood special education : leadership, development, & supervision.

CIRCLE Staff Reserve
372.21
Promot

Promoting social emotional competence [videorecording (DVD)]
Annotation: "This film is designed to provide a foundation for understanding the teaching pyramid as a framework for promoting young children's social and emotional development and preventing and addressing challenging behavior."--Container.

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Promot
TrnMod

Promoting social emotional competence, training modules (3rd ed.) [videorecording (DVD)]
Annotation: These training modules include powerpoint presentations, handouts in PDF, a script in PDF, and videos in Quicktime format. Includes a facilitator's guide in PDF.

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372.35044
Ross

Sandbox scientist :, real science activities for little kids. Author: Ross, Michael Elsohn,
Annotation: A guide for adults in setting up activities for children ages two to eight to discover scientific facts about water, matter, air, light, etc., using familiar materials.

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371.82996
School

School readiness and social-emotional development : perspectives on cultural diversity.

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362.712
Miller

Simple transitions for infants and toddlers.
Author: Miller, Karen.

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618.9289
Social

Social & emotion health in early childhood : building bridges between services & systems.
Editor: Deborah F. Perry and others.

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303.324
Social

Social competence of young children : risk, disability, & intervention.

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649.64
Stop

Stop and think, a social skills training program for parents [videorecording (VHS)] :
Annotation: This video uses real-life situations to illustrate the Stop & Think process. Appropriate for parents. Grades pre-K to 8.

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Knoff

The stop and think social skills program.
Author: Knoff, Howard M.

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372.82
Knoff
Kit

The stop & think social skills program [kit]
Author: Knoff, Howard M.
Annotation: Designated a "model program" by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, this program addresses four developmental levels and helps students learn interpersonal, survival, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills.

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372.218
Pianta

Successful kindergarten transition :, your guide to connecting children, families & schools.
Author: Pianta, Robert C.

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372.218
Transi

The transition to kindergarten. Editors: Robert C. Pianta and Martha J. Cox.

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613.7042
UpDown

Up down & all around, movement fun for everyone [videorecording (DVD)]
Annotation: An exercise and movement program designed for people of all abilities; helps develop body awareness and confidence. Focuses on the three components of a healthy exercise program: strength, stretch and endurance. Uses games and activities that are fun and that encourage adult-child interactions.

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372.21
Jones

Workshop handbook, Creative curriculum for preschool.
Author: Jones, Candy

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372.623
Schick

Writing in preschool : learning to orchestrate meaning and marks.
Author: Schickedanz, Judith A.

CIRCLE Reserve
372.1102
Porter

Young children's behavior : practical approaches for caregivers and teachers.
Author: Porter, Louise