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NAEYC, CEC, and TESOL matrix

View the matrix to clearly see how the content within Preschool Education in Today's World aligns with NAEYC, CEC, and TESOL standards. The matrix includes summaries of specific NAEYC standards, CEC standards, and TESOL domains, as well as the corresponding chapter content. Read More

Choosing and using a textbook: Practical tips from 12 top experts

On the heels of legislation designed to make college textbooks more affordable for students, there is a growing call for measures to ensure that textbooks are of high quality. And yet no common standards currently exist for what makes a high-quality textbook. How do you select a high-quality textbook? That is what we asked a number of our authors who are not only experts in their field but also professors. Find out what tips they shared, and be sure to fill out our form to tell us what you look for when picking out textbooks. Read More

Teaching children with autism

Read the excerpt and discover the learning characteristics of children with autism. This chapter also covers instructional procedures effective for most children, including those with autism, specialized procedures focused on children with autism, and model programs for children with autism. Read More

Making good reading teachers great: Four essentials for teacher trainers and principals

With the use of a good core reading program, teachers will be able to guide most students along the path to literacy. But for the 2 out of 10 students who struggle to grasp the skills necessary for reading, what can teachers do? Here are four steps administrators (and teacher trainers) can take to help teachers ensure that all students in their classroom will make real reading strides. Read More

TPOT At-A-Glance

To find out if Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT) is the right tool for your early childhood program, check out this At-A-Glance sheet. Download now to learn what the tool assesses, who administers it, how long it takes, and more. Read More