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EDUC 6168 Planning and Managing Early Childhood Programs: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6168 Required Course Readings

 

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Ahern, R., Beach, R., Leibke, S. M., Proud, I., Spencer, A-M., & Strickland, E. (2011). The benefits of play go well beyond physical fitness. Exchange, (201), 68–71.

Anderson, S. (2009). Marketing your program. Exchange, (190), 45–47.

Balaban, N. (2006). Easing the separation process for infants, toddlers, and families. YC: Young Children, 61(6), 14–20.

Burt, T., & Lesser, L. (2008). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) families: Tools for directors in supporting staff discussion dealing with fears. Exchange, (183), 62–65.

Burt, T., Gelnaw, A., & Lesser, L. (2010). Creating welcoming and inclusive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) families in early childhood settings. YC: Young Children, 65(1), 97–102.

Carter, M. (2010). Looking for core values. Exchange, (195), 18–21.

Carter, M. (2011). Helping teachers address academic learning, Exchange, (201), 18–21.

Christian, L. G. (2006). Understanding families: Applying family systems theory to early childhood practice. YC: Young Children, 61(1), 12–20.

Darragh, J. (2008). The view from the door: Entryways as an essential aspect of environmental design. Exchange, (184), 22–24.

Derman-Sparks, L. (2011). Anti-bias education: Reflections. Exchange, (200), 55–58.

Duncan, S. (2011). Breaking the code: Changing our thinking about children’s environments. Exchange, (200), 13–16.

Elkind, D. (2011). Societal change and the growing divide between knowing and understanding. Exchange, (200), 39–41.

Friedman, L. (2011). What’s in a meaning? Defining play. Exchange, (201), 96–98.

Gellens, S., Mathews, B., & Young, S. (2012). Creating a video tour to market your center. Exchange, (205), 18–20.

Greenman, J. (2007a). The child’s job: Talking to parents about child development. Exchange, (174), 66–69.

Greenman, J. (2007b). Places to live: Important dimensions of child care settings. Exchange, (178), 21–24.

Harms, T. (2009a). Conducting a realistic self-assessment with the environment rating scales. Exchange, (189), 10–12.

Harms, T. (2009b). Using assessment as a basis for improvement. Exchange, (186), 57–59.

Hay, S. (2010). Why have a mission statement? Exchange, (191), 94–96.

Hernandez, L. A. (2009). Wake up and smell the demographics: Leadership is vision and action. Exchange, (190), 6–9.

Hillman, C. B. (2012). The intangibles in the early childhood classroom. Exchange, (204), 12–14.

Kalifeh, P. (2011). Marketing: No longer an afterthought. Exchange, (198), 22–24.

Kennedy, A. (2008). You are welcome: An ethical approach to child care. Exchange, (183), 46–48.

Mahoney, M. (2010). Harnessing the power of social media to build your business. Exchange, (196), 18–22.

McManis, L. D., & Gunnewig, S. B. (2012). Finding the education in educational technology with early learners. YC: Young Children, 67(3), 14–24.

NAEYC. (2010). State and local quality improvement support efforts. YC: Young Children, 65(1), 54–56.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). (2009b). Getting started: The quest for quality in early childhood programs via the self-study process. YC: Young Children, 64(3), 68–70.

Neugebauer, R. (2009). Where are we headed with center accreditation: Trends in quality assurance. Exchange, (186), 14–17.

Neugebauer, R. (2011). Trends in family child care. Exchange, (201), 22–24.

Neugebauer, R., Donohue, C., Schweinhart, L., Milic, S., & Martin, J. (2011). What changes can we expect? Future trends impacting early childhood education. Exchange, (200), 84–86.

Simon, F. (2011). Everyone’s doing it: Managing social media in the early childhood environment. Exchange, (201), 12–15.

Stonehouse, A. (2011). Moving from family participation to partnerships: Not always easy; always worth the effort. Exchange, (198), 48–51.

Teller, M. (2012). Community-building in the 21st century: Social media and digital marketing. Exchange, (203), 90–92.

Walsh, P. (2008). Planning for play in a playground. Exchange, (183), 88–92.

Wardle, F. (2011). Responding to racial and ethnic diversity in early childhood programs. Exchange, (198), 68–71.

Watson, A., & McCathren, R. (2009a). Preschool and kindergarten inclusion readiness checklist: For all children. YC: Young Children, 64(2), 22–23.

Watson, A., & McCathren, R. (2009b). Preschool and kindergarten inclusion readiness checklist: For children with hearing and/or vision impairments. YC: Young Children, 64(2), 24.

Watson, A., & McCathren, R. (2009c). Preschool and kindergarten inclusion readiness checklist: For children with intellectual disabilities. YC: Young Children, 64(2), 25.

Watson, A., & McCathren, R. (2009d). Preschool and kindergarten inclusion readiness checklist: For children with physical disabilities. YC: Young Children, 64(2), 23.

Watson, A., & McCathren, R. (2009e). Preschool and kindergarten inclusion readiness checklist: For children with sensory integration concerns. YC: Young Children, 64(2), 25.

Watson, A., & McCathren, R. (2009f). Including children with special needs: Are you and your early childhood program ready? YC: Young Children, 64(2), 20–26.

Other Readings

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