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The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care, Second Edition

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The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care, Second Edition (With ENGLISH LearningGames®)

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The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care

The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care is the only research-based, comprehensive curriculum that addresses the unique strengths and challenges of family child care.

Updated and Expanded

Our completely updated and expanded second edition helps family child care providers design high-quality home-based programs that are responsive to the needs of children from birth to age 12. It also helps family child care educators to integrate learning into every moment of the day.

Packed with valuable information, The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care helps educators:

  • Set up the learning environment
  • Plan developmentally appropriate routines and activities for every day of the week.
  • Promote children’s learning and development in all the core areas.
  • Build partnerships with families that are based on trust and mutual respect.

The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care includes:

  • Volume 1: The Foundation
  • Volume 2: Routines & Experiences 
  • Sixty-eight laminated LearningGames® in English or Spanish (also available for separate purchase)
  • DVD of the classic video, Caring and Learning
  • CD-ROM with copies of forms and letters to parents (in English and Spanish)

Includes: Two-Volume Set (456 pages, paperback); 68 laminated LearningGames®; Caring and Learning DVD; CD-ROM

Authors

Diane Trister Dodge
Diane Trister Dodge, MS, is the founder of Teaching Strategies, LLC. She is the lead author of The Creative Curriculum® and many other Teaching Strategies resources. She has been a preschool and kindergarten teacher; served as the education coordinator for Head Start and child care programs in Mississippi and Washington, D.C.; and directed national projects in education and human services. Diane served on the Governing Board of NAEYC (1990–1994) and the Center for the Child Care Workforce (1995–2002), and was a member of the D.C. Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Early Childhood Development (1984–2009). In 2004, she received the Bank Street College Alumni Association Recognition Award for outstanding accomplishments in the field of education. In 2010, Diane was inducted into the Association of Educational Publishers Hall of Fame for her lifetime contributions to education.

 

Laura Colker
Laura J. Colker, EdD, is an early childhood education author and trainer. She has co-authored The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care, and The Creative Curriculum Developmental Continuum assessment systems. In addition to writing curricula, she has designed training materials, assessment programs, and instructional videos for teachers, supervisory staff, and families. Currently she serves as a contributing editor on NAEYC’s journal for preschool teachers, Teaching Young Children. Dr. Colker has taught courses on child development issues throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

 

Sherrie Rudick
Sherrie Rudick has more than 25 years' experience with early childhood and Head Start programs. During that time, she has been a teacher, child development center director, licensing specialist, trainer, reviewer, materials developer, and consultant. As a trainer, she has developed and conducted both individual training sessions and training conferences on the local, regional and national levels. Sherrie has developed materials that have been distributed nationally by the Department of the Army and the Head Start Bureau. At the American Institutes for Research, she helped develop the Head Start Bureau's PRISM process, and was one of the lead trainers for the project.  She was project director for training on Head Start's Moving Ahead curriculum. She is co-author of Putting the Pro in Protégé, a Guide To Mentoring in Head Start. At Teaching Strategies, she co-authored The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos; A Trainer's Guide to The Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers & Twos; The Implementation and Planning Tool for The Creative Curriculum for Infants. Toddlers & Twos; The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care; and Teaching Strategies’ eCDA program.

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