Understand the complex yet amazing toddler years as you help children develop new skills One- and two-year-olds are in the midst of developing and exploring their skills to communicate, move purposely, and assert their independence and individuality. As their teacher, you have great patience, energy, and creativity as you work with their on the go approach to life. Use this professional development workbook to help navigate the complex toddler years and gain a better understanding of their growth and development. You will improve your interactions with them by responding to their individual needs, find out how to create a routine and environment that keeps toddlers safe as they explore and learn, and assist them as they develop self-help skills such as toileting, dressing, and eating. This is a great educational and training tool whether you are a veteran educator, new teacher, college student, or career seeker. You ll learn fascinating facts, and you ll be reminded of how important your job as an early childhood professional truly is. This book is sold in a 3-pack.
Gigi Schweikert is the author of many books on early childhood education, including the Winning Ways for Early Childhood Professionals series and Prime Times: A Handbook for Excellence in Infant and Toddler Programs. As a teacher, Gigi has worked with infants at a ski resort drop-in program in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, toddlers at the United Nations Child Care Center in New York City, and preschoolers at an intergenerational program in the Rocky Mountains. She is a popular keynote speaker and presenter at staff workshops, parent seminars, and conferences.