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The Power of Observation: Birth to Age 8, Second Edition

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The Power of Observation Birth to Age 8, Second Edition

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The Power of Observation

The Power of Observation helps educators recognize the connection between observation and responsive teaching, making the observation process an integral part of their work with young children.

Filled with the personal experiences of the authors and others in the early childhood field, this resource offers specific strategies for building and refining observation skills and for applying what is learned from observation to daily practice. It includes a study guide based on the recommendations of university and community college professors who use this resource as a textbook for their courses.

Includes: 194 pages, paperback


Margo L. Dichtelmiller
Margo L. Dichtelmiller, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at Eastern Michigan University, where her interests include assessing young children, integrating standards in early childhood teaching, and working with diverse families. She consults with early childhood programs, providing staff development on assessment, curriculum, and works with Head Start and Early Head Start programs on issues related to observation and child development.


Amy Laura Dombro
Amy Laura Dombro, M.S., is author of numerous articles and books for reachers and families of babies and toddlers. Former head of the Infant and Family Center at Bank Streeet College of Education, Amy works with national organizations and community leaders to create tools for change. This may involve "translating" information so it is engaging and easy to use, or documenting the story of a change initiative and lessons learned. She is an author of Teaching Strategies' Caring for Infants and Toddlers.


Judy R. Jablon
Judy Jablon, M.S., is a nationally recognized educator and author with more than 30 years of experience in early childhood and primary education. Orginally a teacher, Judy is grounded in theory and practice that emphasizes child development, observation, critical thinking, and experiential learning. In her role as early childhood consultant, Judy provides facilitation, leadership coaching, and training to a wide range of educational agencies. She has co-authored numerous publications, most recently Teaching Strategies' DVD The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool in Action!

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