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Author Chenfeld, Mimi Brodsky.

Title Celebrating young children and their teachers : the Mimi Brodsky Chenfeld reader : new and selected writings / Mimi Brodsky Chenfeld.

Published St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2007.


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 UniM Store  372.21 CHEN MJ15    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 130 pages ; 19 cm
Contents Introduction: My Next Fifty Years 1 -- Snowball 9 -- My Puppet Is on Ritalin 15 -- "Do Spiderwebs Ever Wake You Up?" Why I Hang Out with the Kids 19 -- I'm Worried about Our Children 25 -- Words of Encouragement: Honey on the Page 31 -- A Letter to Families and Friends of the Children in Room 13 37 -- Whole Truth about Hole Language: Can You Dig It? 45 -- Schools Children Run To 55 -- "My Loose Is Tooth!" Kidding Around with the Kids 61 -- Get the Elephant Out of the Room: We're Finished with the "E"s 69 -- Education Is a Moving Experience: Get Moving! 77 -- Can a Fish Snap Its Fingers? 81 -- "Wanna Play?" 89 -- We Drew a Circle That Took Him In 95 -- Let's Keep the "L" Word 101 -- Oh, No! Not the "L" Word Again 107 -- Uh-Uh! None of This "I'm Not Creative" Stuff 113 -- Telling Time 117 -- Why I'm Still Hanging Out with the Kids 121.
Summary In Celebrating Young Children and Their Teachers, Mimi Brodsky Chenfeld urges teachers to keep their lights alive by reflecting on the magic of their students and on the importance of their calling. Drawing on her fifty years in the early childhood field, Chenfeld pours forth uplifting reminiscences. Throughout, she celebrates play, imagination, and the creativity of children and teachers alike as they learn together. Every page displays the warmth and unflagging idealism that make her beloved by early childhood professionals everywhere.
Subject Preschool teaching -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Early childhood education -- United States -- Anecdotes.
School children -- Psychology -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9781933653273