After many years in the early childhood field, Dr. Jenn has completed her infant/toddler development and curriculum book. Check it out and let her know what you think! The book is completely digital and full of links to pertinent videos, websites and articles.
Understanding and Responding Appropriately to Infants and Toddlers: A Practical Guide to Children Ages 0-3 is a comprehensive interactive text that covers the growth and development of infants and toddlers. Readers will learn how to observe and interact with infants and toddlers, and come to truly understand each aspect of their development and learning. The text offers concrete ideas about what to do and say with these children to maximize their growth and development. It also covers caregiving practices, caregiving as a curriculum, infant/toddler learning environments and how to effectively partner with families. This text serves many purposes and populations. For college educators, it is a textbook for their Infant/Toddler courses. For parents, it is a manual explaining what is happening with their children as they move through the first three years of life. For childcare centers, it is a handbook to follow to come to really understand children ages 0-3 and then learn what to do as a caregiver for these children. Written by early childhood educator and parent Dr. Jennifer Kaywork, this infant/toddler text is meant to fully educate all those who care for children ages 0-3. Dr. Kaywork has experience in all aspects of early childhood education, and firmly believes that an educated parent or practitioner is a successful one. Her text is practical and informative, and represents her vast years of experience working with young children and caregivers of young children.