The Heart in Child Care
Books from the Training Institute
What the Children Teach Us:
This booklet presents 33 photographs of high quality child care in
action. Each picture is accompanied by commentary and discussion
from experienced child care professionals, to help parents, students
and child care providers better understand what quality child care
can look like.
Best of the Best Activity Ideas
Two "recipe" books with step-by-step instructions for over 50 of our
best activities in art, music, games and outdoor play, math, cooking
and science. Book One includes our trainers' favorite children's books,
and additional resources for adults.
Stories from the Field:
How and why do child care workers continue in our profession despite low
wages and negligible benefits? Here are real-life answers, collected
through written and oral interviews with child care staff, family care
providers, child education students and parents throughout the Washington,
D.C. area in 1998.
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