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Child growth and development: Cognitive

Helping children deal with stress: Relaxation techniques that work for everyone by Louise Parks, Summer 2020.
Learning centers: Best use of space in preschool classrooms, Summer 2020.
Supporting play—and learning—throughout early childhood by Louise Parks, Summer 2020.
Building numeracy: Understanding numbers and how they work by Louise Parks, Spring 2020.
Talking with children about germs by Louise Parks, Spring 2020.
Studying farm animals: What about horses by Barbara Langham, Winter 2019.
Sun up, Sun down: A classic explored by Louise Parks, Winter 2019.
Building science knowledge with picture books by Louise Parks, Fall 2019.
Nurturing imagination through preschoolers’ play by Renee de Assis, Fall 2019.
Art development in young children: Scribbles matter by Louise Parks, Summer 2019.
Manipulatives: Sensory experiences that are safe, ethically sound, inexpensive, and fun, Spring 2019.
Promoting imagination in preschool classrooms by Renee De Assis, Spring 2019.
Listening and hearing: Encouraging language in after-school programs by Amanda Andrews and Karen Petty, Winter 2018.
Developing number sense and counting skills in prekindergarten by Jose Lema and Karen Petty, Fall 2018.
Fostering oral language in inclusive preschool classrooms by Rachel Greenroy and Karen Petty, Fall 2018.
Building math concepts in the housekeeping center by Tisha Shipley, Summer 2018.
Shy or not? Common misunderstandings about possible language disorders by Shann Hwa Hwang, Wendy K. Lee, and Isaiah M. Hwang, Summer 2018.
Cognitive development, Back to basics, Spring 2018.
Infant games for building cognitive skills, Spring 2018.
Ask a question: What kind of answer? Winter 2017.
Children’s brain development: A primer, Winter 2017.
Boost toddler learning with blocks, Fall 2017.
Easy ways to foster spatial reasoning, Fall 2017.
Teach the square…and the rectangle, Fall 2017.
Teach the triangle by Barbara Langham, Spring 2017.
Help children learn about snow, Winter 2016.
Helping infants and toddlers learn self-regulation by Karen Walker, Winter 2016.
The classroom as a teaching tool: Evolving spaces to meet children’s needs by Zlata Stankovic-Ramirez and Catherine Dutton, Fall 2016.
Fostering critical thinking in young children by Hannah Mills Mechler, Fall 2016.
Back to basics: Hearing and hearing impairments, Summer 2016
Infant caregiving: How to be responsive, Spring 2016.
Magnets: A first step to high tech by Barbara Langham, Spring 2016.
Giving STEM a place in early childhood classrooms by Louise Parks, Winter 2015
Supporting play and executive function—It’s how children learn by Elizabeth Morgan Russell, Winter 2015
Writing to communicate: Start young by Barbara Langham, Winter 2015
Applying math and science concepts in the preschool classroom by Hannah Mills Mechler, Fall 2015
Developmentally appropriate technology in my classroom—But how? By Sharon Hirschy, Summer 2015.
Quality programs for young children: What the research tells us by Louise Parks, Summer 2015.
Cooking with attitude: How to help promote positive lifelong skills in the kitchen by Jamie Krenn and Alyse Hachey, Spring 2015.
One, two, three: Math as far as the eye can see by Cheryl Mixon, Spring 2015.
Let’s go for a hike: Nature’s role in fostering preschoolers’ development by Hannah Mills Mechler, Winter 2014.
Loose parts: Adding quality to the outdoor environment by Sandra McClintic, Winter 2014.
Always busy: Little learnings for idle moments, Fall 2014.
Difficult conversations: “Why does that man use a wheelchair?” by Miki Henderson and Nancy Stockall, Fall 2014.
The importance of creative arts in early childhood classrooms by Hannah Mills, Summer 2014.
“But when will you teach them to read?” by Anita Spainhower, Spring 2014.
Create hands-on learning manipulatives to enhance basic skills by Donna R. Sanderson, Spring 2014.
Sensorimotor development: Hands-on activities for infants and toddlers by Louise Parks, Spring 2014.
Developmentally appropriate practices in infant and toddler classrooms by Hannah Mills, Winter 2013.
Promoting cognitive development, Early Childhood Intervention, Winter 2013.
Supporting children’s literacy development: A collection of authentic tools by Elizabeth Stephens and Kimberlee Spencer, Winter 2013.
Rivers: Exploring moving water with children, Fall 2013.
Standardized testing in kindergarten: It’s a topsy-turvy world by Joan Fulenwider, Summer 2013.
Use mouth-watering art to master math concepts by Robin Ward, Summer 2013.
bullet Blocks: A center for all seasons by Rebecca Giles, Spring 2013
bullet Family involvement: A key quality indicator, Spring 2013.
bullet Inspiration from one toddler classroom: The basics of the Reggio Emilia approach by Jentry Hammond, Bridget Walsh, and Sherry Waugh, Winter 2012.
bullet The importance of play in the preschool classroom by Karen Sue Sussman, Winter 2012.
bullet The teacher’s role in child-directed play by Genan Anderson and Anita Spainhower, Winter 2012.
bullet Toddlers: Avoid chaos by matching activities to developmental skills by Genan Anderson, Fall 2012.
bullet Teach it outdoors: Experiences that are safe and exciting, Summer 2012.
bullet What you can do with paper, scissors, and glue, Summer 2012.
bullet Reflecting children's cultures and languages in Ms. Macy's early childhood classroom by Hyunju Lee, Spring 2012.
bullet What’s wrong with TV and video for babies? Spring 2012.
bullet Deserts: Expand your learning oasis, Winter 2011.
bullet Using small groups and workstations: From chaotic to constructive by Yusra Abou-Sayed, Winter 2011.
bullet Loving's not enough: Planning for meaningful learning and authentic assessment, Fall 2011.
bullet Puppets: Make them and use them, Fall 2011.
Numeracy and literacy: Picture books and numbers, Summer 2011, page 30.
Architectural monuments: Nine to know, Spring 2011, page 10.
English language learners: Smoothing the transition by Helen Berg and Melinda Miller, Spring 2011, page 24.
I did it all by myself: Scaffolding to develop problem-solving and self-help skills in young children by Tammy Lee, Spring 2011, page 38.
Mountains: Climb into learning, Winter 2010, page 12.
Books abound: Benefits and guidelines for reading to young children by Dena Crook, Fall 2010, page 2.
Cognitive development, Fall 2010, Back to basics, inside front cover.
Crying babies: Answering the call of infant cries by Melode Faris and Elizabeth McCarroll, Fall 2010, page 14.
Self-regulations: Using children’s literature to support self-control by Ellen Greengrass, Fall 2010, page 24.
Introduce sculpture--and build math skills, Summer 2010, page 12.
Talking with children about the sun, Summer 2010, page 32.
Infant nursery games: Standing the test of time, Spring 2010, page 10.
Infant work, infant play, infant learning, Spring 2010, page 40.
Promoting cultural and linguistic diversity: Supporting bilingualism in the early childhood classroom by Melissa Cavaluzzi, Spring 2010, page 2.
What shape is it? Activities that explore line, dimension, and size, Winter 2009, page 10.
Building engaging science labs—outdoors by Heather Olsen, Susan Hudson, and Donna Thompson, Winter 2009, page 30.
I hate math: What we want young children NOT to learn by Alyse Hachey, Fall 2009, page 2.
Putting the power in action: Teaching young children “How to” write by Rebecca Giles and Karyn Wellhousen Tunks, Fall 2009, page 28.
Block play: Classroom essentials, Summer 2009, page 24.
Enliven summer with science, Summer 2009, page 36.
Family diversity in children’s literature by Elaine Garcia, Spring 2009, page 10.
Help children learn to read: Connect popular culture print to classroom instruction by Debbie Vera and Nancy Compean-Garcia, Spring 2009, page 24.
How to support bilingualism in early childhood by M. Victoria Rodríguez, Winter 2008, page 24.
Don’t rush me! Let me play! Developing writing skills through play by Stephen Garretson and Karen Petty, Summer 2008, page 24.
Supporting problem solving in the early childhood classroom by Carol M. Gross, Summer 2008, page 2.
Science and discovery, Back to basics, Winter 2007, inside front cover.
Teacher-child interaction: How are you at brain building?, Winter 2007, page 12.
Are you listening?, Spring 2008, page 24.
Foster creativity that lasts a lifetime, Fall 2007, page 16.
Babies with hearing loss, Ask ECI, Summer 2007, page 23.
Cool, wet, and messy learning—with soap and water, Summer 2007, page 14.
It’s effort, not intelligence, Summer 2007, page 11.
Using symbols to build math skills, Summer 2007, page 34.
Apples in the classroom, apples in the kitchen, Winter 2006, page 32.
Build it with a box, Winter 2006, page 10.
Want a specific song? Invent one! Fall 2006, page 10.
Where do the leaves go? Helping children to be keen observers, Fall 2006, page 36.
Insects and spiders—Arthropods everywhere, Summer 2006, page 34.
Puzzles: Set the table for learning, Summer 2006, page 24.
Baby care: Turn dressing into learning, Winter 2005, page 30.
Dramatic play—Every day, Winter 2005, page 8.
Helping children with visual impairments, Ask ECI, Winter 2005, page 23.
Birds of a feather: Activities throughout the classroom, Fall 2005, page 6.
Early literacy: The essentials, Part 1: Beginning conversations, Fall 2005, page 2.
Manipulatives: Big learning from little objects, Fall 2005, page 30.
Block center, Back to basics, Summer 2005, inside front cover.
Birds: Bringing nature closer, Winter 2004, page 30.
Cognitive development, Back to basics, Spring 2004, inside front cover.
Row, Row, Row Your Boat and other ideas for exploring water transportation, Spring 2004, page 30.
Guiding children in learning centers, Winter 2003, page 12.
Literacy: Creating a print-rich environment, Fall 2003, page 10.
Smart talk: Improving children’s oral language, Summer 2003, page 38.
Where’s the math? Summer 2003, page 6.
Famous threesomes: Uncommon uses for common stories, Spring 2003, page 8.
Tips for helping children do science, Winter 2002, page 2.
Skills for school readiness—and life, Fall 2002, page 40.
Teach physical science concepts—with picture books, Fall 2002, page 33.
Moving to literature, Summer 2002, page 12.
Watch the weather: More activities for all kinds of days, Summer 2002, page 28.
Explore the world at your library, Spring 2002, back cover.
Read it again: Choosing and using children’s books, Spring 2002, page 2.
list of classic children’s books, Spring 2002, page 8.
Watch the weather: Activities for all kinds of days, Winter 2001, page 24.
Brain games for babies, Summer 2001, page 36.
Science: The neglected learning center, Spring 2001, page 32.
Studying dogs and puppies: Two examples of emergent curriculum, Winter 2000, page 10.
Let’s play: Learning games for infants and toddlers, Summer 2000, page 33.
Infant brain development: Making the research work for early childhood programs, Spring 2000, page 2.
Building numeracy with more homemade materials, Winter 1999, page 32.
What to do when children imitate disabilities, Ask ECI, Winter 1999, page 31.
Building numeracy with homemade materials, Fall 1999, page 32.
Books, boxes, and imagination, Winter 1998, page 37.
Talking with children about water, Fall 1998, page 35.
Bringing together families and books, Summer 1998, page 2.
Cognitive development, Back to basics, Spring 1998, inside front cover.
Get ready, get set, go with 10, Spring 1998, page 32.