Being Your Child's Most Important Teacher: A Guide for Families with Young Children (Professional Resources) (Paperback)

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Prepare young learners for school with engaging learning experiences! With this book, nationally renowned educator Rebecca A. Palacios provides families with ideas for learning opportunities that can happen every day. The resource includes a variety of free or low-cost learning activities that boost literacy, math, and science skills, and offers guidance for preparing children for school and preventing summer learning loss. Early childhood experiences pave the way for later success in school and life. The ideas and activities in this book help support children’s mental, emotional, and social growth as they get ready to enter school. Using these strategies, families can enrich and enlighten children with a sense of wonder. Build school readiness for young learners with this exciting book!

About the Author

Dr. Rebecca A. Palacios is a National Teacher Hall of Fame inductee, National Board Certified Teacher, and leading expert in early childhood education. With over four decades of experience, she is a pioneer in the field of dual language learning and specializes in curriculum planning and instructional design. She is a Senior Curriculum Advisor for In addition to being a founding director of The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and formerly serving as its vice-chairperson, she is also a co-founder of the Texas National Board Coalition for Teaching and serves as its Treasurer. Dr. Palacios serves as a Curriculum Board Member for Age of Learning, the leading education technology company that created Early Learning Academy.

Dr. Palacios has presented at the local, state, national and international levels on teacher standards, early childhood, STEAM and dual language/bilingual education. She served on the initial ELL cadre through the American Federation of Teachers that helped produce the Colorín Colorado website. Dr. Palacios is the author of Shell Education’s (a division of TCM) family engagement book, Being Your Child's Most Important Teacher: A Guide for Families with Young Children. In addition to being Corpus Christi Independent School District’s first Teacher of the Year, Dr. Palacios was the first Latina to be inducted into the National Teacher Hall of Fame. Most recently, Dr. Palacios received the prestigious James A. Kelly Award for Advancing Accomplished Teaching, which is the highest award bestowed by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781087663593
ISBN-10: 1087663598
Publisher: Shell Education
Publication Date: August 1st, 2022
Pages: 184
Language: English
Series: Professional Resources

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