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Critical issues in early childhood professional development

Author: Martha J Zaslow; Ivelisse Martinez-Beck
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., ©2006.
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Effective teaching leads to positive student outcomes, and professional development for early childhood teachers is key to improving both. But what exactly do we mean by 2professional development3? What effect does it have on school readiness? Which models and approaches really work? This is the book the early childhood field needs to take the crucial first steps toward definitive answers. Top experts in early  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical issues in early childhood professional development.
Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)645552822
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martha J Zaslow; Ivelisse Martinez-Beck
ISBN: 1557668256 9781557668257
OCLC Number: 61445783
Notes: "Foreword by Natasha J. Cabrera"--Cover.
Description: xix, 412 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the context for critical issues in early childhood professional development / Ivelisse Martinez-Beck and Martha Zaslow --
Toward better definition and measurement of early childhood professional development / Stephanie M. Curenton --
Defining and measuring professional development in early childhood research / Kelly L. Maxwell, Cathie C. Feild, and Richard M. Clifford --
Estimating the size and characteristics of the United States early care and education workforce / Richard N. Brandon and Ivelisse Martinez-Beck --
Quality and qualifications: links between professional development and quality in early care and education settings / Kathryn Tout, Martha Zaslow, and Daniel Berry --
Studying the culture of quality early education and care: a cumulative approach to measuring characteristics of the worfkforce and relations to quality in four Midwestern states / Helen Raikes, Julia Torquati, Susan Hegland, H. Abigail Raikes, Jacqueline Scott, Lana Messner, Carla Peterson, Kathy Thornburg, Becky Houf, and Sandra Scott --
Completing the model: connecting early child care worker professional development with child outcomes / Kyle L. Snow --
Toward effective support for language and literacy through professional development / David K. Dickinson and Joanne P. Brady --
Helping early childhood educators to teach mathematics / Herbert P. Ginsburg, Rochelle Goldberg Kaplan, Joanna Cannon, Maria I. Cordero, Janet G. Eisenband, Michelle Galanter, and Melissa Morgenlander --
Self-regulation as a key to school readiness: how early childhood teachers can promote this critical competency / Elena Bodrova and Deborah J. Leong --
Designing models for professional development at the local, state, and national levels / Naomi Karp --
Standardized observation and professional development: a focus on individualized implementation and practices / Robert C. Pianta --
Alignment in educator preparation for early and beginning literacy instruction: a state-level case example / Kathleen Roskos, Catherine A. Rosemary, and M. Heidi Varner --
NAEYC's standards for early childhood professional preparation: getting from here to there / Marilou Hyson and Heather Biggar --
Economic perspectives on early care and education / V. Jeffrey Evans --
A framework for cost-benefit analysis of professional development in early care and education / W. Steven Barnett and Pamela J. Kelley --
Early childhood professional development programs: accounting for spillover effects and market intervention / H. Elizabeth Peters and Barbara Bristow --
A course for improved professional development across various programs and policies / Martha Zaslow --
Creating and sustaining a high-quality workforce in child care, early intervention, and school readiness programs / Sharon Landesman Ramey and Craig T. Ramey --
Improving connections between professional development research and early childhood policies / Melissa Welch-Ross, Anne Wolf, Martha Moorehouse, and Colleen Rathgeb.
Other Titles: Early childhood professional development
Responsibility: edited by Martha Zaslow and Ivelisse Martinez-Beck.
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