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Program management, administration, and assessment

Basics for bosses: What is the minimum wage? Building a business, Winter 2016.
In-home child care: Claim federal tax deduction, Building a business, Winter 2016.
What’s your bias—optimist or pessimist? Building a business, Winter 2016.
Back to basics: Physical impairments, Fall 2016.
Early Childhood Intervention: Handling challenging behavior by teaching better behavior, Fall 2016.
Creating a caring community of learners, Fall 2016.
Limits on employee cell phone use? Building a business, Fall 2016.
Look for changes in food labels by mid-2018, Building a business, Fall 2016.
Scam alert: Ignore IRS phone calls, Building a business, Fall 2016.
Talking with parents: How play promotes school readiness, Fall 2016.
Back to basics: Hearing and hearing impairments, Summer 2016
Free lunch: Managing special diets for children with food allergies and sensitivities by Heather Pond Lacey, Summer 2016
IRS Form 1099: Note the new Jan. 31 deadline, Building a business, Summer 2016
Power out? What to do, Building a business, Summer 2016
Reading boosts learning, Texas Parenting News, Summer 2016
Say no more to domestic violence, Building a business, Summer 2016
The Teacher-floater: Let’s define best practices by Elizabeth Morgan Russell, Summer 2016
Child Care Tax Credit: Reminder for parents, Building a Business, Spring 2016.
Infant caregiving: How to be responsive, Spring 2016.
Need more learning materials? Building a Business, Spring 2016
Tips for preventing theft, Building a Business, Spring 2016.
Vision impairments, Back to basics, Spring 2016.
Back to basics: Inclusive classrooms, Winter 2015
Balancing classroom technology with supervision, Child Care Licensing, Winter 2015
Know your business ABCs
Supporting play and executive function—It’s how children learn by Elizabeth Morgan Russell, Winter 2015
Why take preschoolers to the library, Texas Parenting News, Winter 2015
Advocacy: More and better preschool, Building a business, Fall 2015
Don’t underestimate your influence: A lesson, Building a business, Fall 2015
Fundraising tip: Quote A Path Appears, Building a business, Fall 2015
Little Free Library: Start one? Building a business, Fall 2015
Quality Indicators: Curriculum and lesson plans by Louise Parks, Fall 2015
Welcome back! Helping young children return to your program after hospitalization by Nanci Weinberger, Fall 2015
Encourage referrals, Building a business, Summer 2015.
Developmentally appropriate technology in my classroom—But how? By Sharon Hirschy, Summer 2015.
Quality programs for young children: What the research tells us by Louise Parks, Summer 2015.
Tax deductions for home care providers, Building a business, Summer 2015.
Ethics Unwrapped: A powerful tool, Building a business, Spring 2015.
Field trips: Ensuring the safety of children, Child Care Licensing, Spring 2015.
Identifying infants and young children with visual impairments by Holly Cooper, Early Childhood Intervention, Spring 2015.
Prevent teacher falls, Building a business, Spring 2015.
When there’s a hole in the boat: A lesson, Building a business, Spring 2015.
When thunder roars, go indoors, Texas Parenting News, Spring 2015.
Calling all leaders: Guiding professional relationships through national expectations by Bridget Walsh, Hyun-Joo Jeon, and Jenice Davies, Winter 2014.
A day in pictures by Adam Akerson, Winter 2014.
Garage sale fundraiser: Good idea or not? Building a Business, Winter 2014.
Three speeches: A lesson, Building a business, Winter 2014.
Top 10 hiring mistakes, Building a business, Winter 2014.
My Brother’s Keeper report contains early childhood recommendations, Building a business, Fall 2014.
Health tip for staff: Improve posture, Building a business, Fall 2014.
“What did you do at school today?” Communicating classroom happenings with parents by Amanda Rutter, Fall 2014.
Where are the pots of money? A lesson, Building a business, Fall 2014.
Women entrepreneurs increasing, Building a business, Fall 2014.
Healthy smiles: Start now, Summer 2014.
Infant and toddler feeding, Early Childhood Intervention, Summer 2014.
More mothers staying home, Building a Business, Summer 2014.
On second thought…. Why some families don’t seem involved by Kimberlee Spencer, Summer 2014.
Preventing identity theft, Building a Business, Summer 2014.
Refresh for fall, Building a Business, Summer 2014.
Supporting breastfeeding mothers and infants, Child Care Licensing, Summer 2014.
Tips for picky eaters, Summer 2014.
Yes versus no: A lesson, Building a Business, Summer 2014.
Families need food, Building a business, Spring 2014.
Father-child interactions: Effects of financial stress and couple conflict by Shann Hwa Hwang, Nerissa LeBlanc Gillum, John Garcia, Felicia Murray, and Theresa Lindsey, Spring 2014.
Hiring seniors can bring experience, Building a business, Spring 2014.
Interpersonal communication: A lesson, Building a business, Spring 2014.
One way to reduce stress: Ask for help, Building a business, Spring 2014.
Promoting social development, Early Childhood Intervention, Spring 2014.
Sensorimotor development: Hands-on activities for infants and toddlers by Louise Parks, Spring 2014.
Balancing the budget, Building a business, Winter 2013.
Social media: What’s your ethics policy? Building a business, Winter 2013.
Tips for leasing space, Building a business, Winter 2013.
Help build fine motor skills, Early Childhood Intervention, Fall 2013.
Helping parents understand and foster their child’s literacy development by Elena Lopez, Fall 2013.
Making more room for physical activity in home-based child care by Nanci Weinberger, Fall 2013.
News on child care costs, wages, and economic impact, Building a business, Fall 2013.
Creating a disaster plan, Building a business, Summer 2013.
How you can use the new Texas Core Competencies by Donna Kirkwood, Katie Chennisi, LaShonda Brown, and Jennifer Lindley, Summer 2013.
Prepare for emergencies, Child Care Licensing, Summer 2013.
Prevent pertussis, Texas Parenting News, Summer 2013.
Standardized testing in kindergarten: It’s a topsy-turvy world by Joan Fulenwider, Summer 2013.
Bullying and the early childhood classroom by Hannah Mills, Spring 2013.
E-mail: Tips for sending and responding, Building a business, Spring 2013.
Family involvement: A key quality indicator, Spring 2013.
Introducing Early Childhood Intervention, Spring 2013.
Autism: Where to find accurate information, Early Childhood Intervention, Winter 2012.
Collaborating with classroom assistants: Making it work for you by Marla Lohmann and Kathleen Hogan, Winter 2012.
New rules on health checks, Child Care Licensing, Winter 2012.
Practice communicating effectively, Building a business, Winter 2012.
Kitchens: Clean and green? Fall 2012.
Learn more about money—an easy way, Building a business, Fall 2012.
Can we apply Colin Powell’s 13 rules? Building a business, Summer 2012.
Pew! Get rid of that restroom smell—and germs, Summer 2012.
Portfolios: Tell the story of assessment and learning, Summer 2012.
How to refer children with suspected hearing loss, Early Childhood Intervention, Spring 2012.
Reflecting children's cultures and languages in Ms. Macy's early childhood classroom by Hyunju Lee, Spring 2012.
Sequence and milestones: Planning for meaningful learning and authentic assessment, Spring 2012.
Use the season to plan ahead, Building a business, Spring 2012.
Getting a better handle on local and state taxes, Building a business, Winter 2011.
Using small groups and workstations: From chaotic to constructive by Yusra Abou-Sayed, Winter 2011.
Loving’s not enough: Planning for meaningful learning and authentic assessment, Fall 2011.
Resources (for inclusion) and ordering, Fall 2011, Early Childhood Intervention.
What about social media? Fall 2011, Building a business.
Building business through a website, Summer 2011, Building a Business, page 36.
Developmental stuttering: A transition between early talking and eloquent speech by Kate Anderson, Summer 2011, page 24.
Inclusion practices for children with developmental delays or disabilities, Summer 2011, Early Childhood Intervention, page 23.
Infant health and safety: Test what you know, Summer 2011, page 2.
Move it: Build self-esteem and self-efficacy while fighting childhood obesity by Kelly Allums-Featherston and Katherine Kensinger Rose, Summer 2011, page 38.
Teach children about summer safety, Texas Parenting News, Summer 2011, center pullout.
English language learners: Smoothing the transition by Helen Berg and Melinda Miller, Spring 2011, page 24.
How to get more out of the outdoors by Heather Olsen and Kevin Finn, Spring 2011, page 2.
Help staff and parents understand immunization, Building a business, Spring 2011, page 37.
Helping kinship caregivers, Building a business, Spring 2011, page 37.
Ten common bookkeeping mistakes of small businesses, Building a business, Spring 2011, page 36.
Meeting minimum standards: How are we doing and how can we improve? by Katherine Kensinger Rose, Nerissa LeBlanc Gillum, Noelle Collier, and Heidi Scalice, Winter 2020, page 38.
Teacher preparation: Exploring culture and identity by Helen Mele Robinson, Winter 2010, page 2.
Television in early care programs: Cautions and guidelines by Brigitte Vittrup, Winter 2010, page 24.
What makes a great workplace?, Building a business, Winter 2010, page 36.
Assistive technology, Early Childhood Intervention, Fall 2010, page 23.
Before joining a board of directors: 10 questions, Building a business, Fall 2010, page 36.
Crying babies: Answering the call of infant cries by Melode Faris and Elizabeth McCarroll, Fall 2010, page 14.
Self-regulations: Using children’s literature to support self-control by Ellen Greengrass, Fall 2010, page 24.
Parents as partners--and customers by Cathy Abraham, Summer 2010, page 2.
What you need to know about audits, Building a business, Summer 2010, page 38.
Where to find funding for services, Early Childhood Intervention, Summer 2010, page 23.
Get REAL: Leading through respect, example, attitude, and love by Charlotte Anderson, Spring 2010, page 16.
Heavyweight or healthy weight? Teaching children about food and fitness, Spring 2010, page 24.
Promoting cultural and linguistic diversity: Supporting bilingualism in the early childhood classroom by Melissa Cavaluzzi, Spring 2010, page 2.
Take part in the 2010 Census, Building a business, Spring 2010, page 38.
Building engaging science labs—outdoors by Heather Olsen, Susan Hudson, and Donna Thompson, Winter 2009, page 30.
Expressing anger: What’s appropriate—and effective by Bill Thompson, Winter 2009, page 2.
How to encourage Hispanic family involvement by Claudia Sanchez, Bridget Walsh, and Katherine K. Rose, Winter 2009, page 24.
Relationships: Make deposits in emotional bank accounts, Building a business, Winter 2009, page 38.
Support for teachers and caregivers, Early Childhood Intervention, Winter 2009, page 23.
The achievement gap: What early childhood educators need to know by Barbara A. Langham, Fall 2009, page 14.
A lesson from Lego®, Building a business, Fall 2009, page 36.
Questions about transitions, Early Childhood Intervention, Fall 2009, page 23.
Questions about premature infants, Early Childhood Intervention, Summer 2009, page 23.
Six things caregivers wish parents would do, , Summer 2009, center pullout.
What’s your time worth?, Building a business, Summer 2009, page 34.
Economy’s impact on you, Building a business, Spring 2009, page 32.
Joining the team, Early Childhood Intervention, Spring 2009, page 23.
People-first language, Early Childhood Intervention, Spring 2009, page 23.
Whole grains and unusual beans: Simple, nutritious, and tasty, Spring 2009, page 34.
Accountability—Just for wrongdoers?, Building a business, Winter 2008, page 30.
Hearing loss, Early Childhood Intervention, Winter 2008, page 23.
How to support bilingualism in early childhood by M. Victoria Rodríguez, Winter 2008, page 24.
Rethink rubbish: Reduce, reuse, recycle, Winter 2008, page 8.
Nonprofit? Not simple, Building a business, Fall 2008, page 32.
Planning lessons for all children by Laverne Warner and Sharon Lynch, Fall 2008, page 2.
Preschool curricula: Finding one that fits by Vivian Baxter and Karen Petty, Fall 2008, page 34.
Support for teachers and caregivers (about ECI), Early Childhood Intervention, Fall 2008, page 23.
Why can’t we say ‘handicapped’?, Fall 2008, page 40.
Learn about financial resources, Building a business, Summer 2008, page 32.
Support for teachers and caregivers (resources and training), Early Childhood Intervention, Summer 2008, page 23.
“Use both hands”: Helping toddlers learn self-help skills, Summer 2008, page 34.
Banking basics, Building a business, Spring 2008, page 34.
Help children brush their teeth, Early Childhood Intervention, Spring 2008, page 23.
ADHD: Leave the diagnosis to the doctor, Winter 2007, page 24.
ECI resources, Early Childhood Intervention, Winter 2007, page 23.
Effective transitions smooth a busy preschool day, Winter 2007, page 16.
Prevent killer staph infections, Building a business, Winter 2007, page 30.
Protect against lead poisoning, Building a business, Winter 2007, page 31.
Studying themes with preschoolers by Laverne Warner, Winter 2007, page 2.
How do they do it? Second language acquisition in early childhood, Fall 2007, page 24.
Just a spoonful of sugar: Positive reinforcement works with adults too, Fall 2007, page 2.
Use water wisely, Building a business, Fall 2007, page 30.
Ethics: A tool for decision making, Building a business, Summer 2007, page 32.
Standards, assessments, and portfolios: Getting started, Spring 2007, page 2.
What's in a staff handbook? Building a business, Spring 2007, page 34.
Managing staff: A matter of balance, Building a business, Winter 2006, page 30.
ECI (Early Childhood Intervention) basics, Summer 2006, page 23.
How's the air you breathe? Building a business, Summer 2006, page 32.
Parent handbooks that help sell your program, Summer 2006, page 16.
Save on summer cooling bills, Building a business, Spring 2006, page 32.
How to improve meetings, Building a business, Winter 2005, page 38.
10 tips for effective time management, Fall 2005, page 18.
Employee pay: Keep it legal, Fall 2005, page 24.
Plan training to improve quality, Building a Business, Fall 2005, page 38.
Thinking about moving?, Building a Business, Summer 2005, page 36.
Is it just me or is it noisy in here? Sound management in early care and education settings, Spring 2005, page 40.
Taxes Part 2: When you have employees, Building a Business, Spring 2005, page 38.
ECI basics, Ask ECI, Winter 2004, page 23.
Taxes Part 1: A look at some basics, Building a Business, Winter 2004, page 40.
Getting support for transitions, Ask ECI, Fall 2004, page 23.
Insurance: Can you afford it?, Building a Business, Fall 2004, page 36.
Planning holiday celebrations: An ethical approach to developing policy and practices, Fall 2004, page 24.
Take a thoughtful approach to scheduling, Fall 2004, page 2.
Insurance: Where to find it, Building a Business, Summer 2004, page 36.
Training support for teachers and caregivers, Ask ECI, Summer 2004, page 23.
Insurance: A primer, Building a Business, Spring 2004, page 36.
Planning an open house, Spring 2004, page 2.
Fees for services, Ask ECI, Winter 2003, page 23.
Have parents sign a contract, Building a Business, Winter 2003, page 38.
Environmental safety: The keystone in program quality, Fall 2003, page 24.
Track money with cash-flow budget, Building a Business, Fall 2003, page 38.
Financial health of child care facilities affects quality of care, Summer 2003, page 2.
Marketing: Always a good idea, Building a Business, Summer 2003, page 36.
Home child care: Plan for success with this guide, Building a business, Spring 2003, page 36.
Child care facilities: How to save taxes through hiring, Building a business, Winter 2002, page 36.
Funding for services (for children with disabilities), Ask ECI, Winter 2002, page 23.
The Americans with Disabilities Act: Overcoming barriers, Winter 2001, page 10.
Common questions about Early Childhood Intervention, Ask ECI, Winter 2001, page 17.
When young children explore anatomy: Dilemma or development, Winter 2001, page 2.
Get the most bang for your buck: Make training count, Spring 2001, page 18.
Including children with Down Syndrome, Ask ECI, Spring 2001, page 17.
Who's caring for caregivers?, Summer 1999, page 2.Working with a team, Ask ECI, Winter 2000, page 17.
Involving fathers in the preschool classroom, Fall 2000, page 2.
Outdoor play, Back to basics, Fall 2000, inside front cover.
Reflections on a preschool penny arcade, Fall 2000, page 18.
Ready for school? Tips for success, Summer 2000, page 18.
Helping a child with cerebral palsy, Summer 2000, page 17.
Let's have a poetry party: Writing poetry with school-age children, Summer 2000, page 24.
Let's play: Learning games for infants and toddlers, Summer 2000, page 33.
Ready for school? Tips for success, Summer 2000, page 18.
Reflections on crisis management, Summer 2000, page 10.
Water play for summer fun, Summer 2000, page 38.
Get in shape for learning, Spring 2000, page 24.
Infant brain development: Making the research work for early childhood programs, Spring 2000, page 2.
Nature crafts from around the world, Spring 2000, page 34.
Reflections on reading and writing poetry, Spring 2000, page 10.
Shaken Baby Syndrome: What caregivers need to know, Spring 2000, page 16.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Facts for caregivers, Spring 2000, page 20.
Toddler language development, Ask ECI, Spring 2000, page 9.
When something isn't right: Developmental delays and disabilities, Winter 1999, page 18.
Who's caring for caregivers?, Summer 1999, page 2.Working with a team, Ask ECI, Winter 2000, page 17.
Bilingual web site serves "cyberactive" families, Winter 1999, page 22.
Building numeracy with more homemade materials, Winter 1999, page 32.
Starting on the write foot: Helping parents understand how children learn to read and write, Winter 1999, page 2.
Time out or time change? Winter 1999, page 18.
When something isn't right: Developmental delays and disabilities, Winter 1999, page 18.
Working together to work out conflicts, Winter 1999, page 10.
Organization for directors-and anyone else who wants to work smarter, Fall 1999, page 2.
Teach '5 a Day' and the pyramid for better nutrition, Fall 1999, page 8.
Building numeracy with homemade materials, Fall 1999, page 32.
Nine questions all teachers ask about discipline, Fall 1999, page 17.
Organization for directors-and anyone else who wants to work smarter, Fall 1999, page 2.
Teach '5 a Day' and the pyramid for better nutrition, Fall 1999, page 8.
Walls as learning centers: Bulletin boards that teach, Fall 1999, page 24.
Creative construction: Unit blocks, Summer 1999, page 16.
Dramatic play, Back to basics, Summer 1999, inside front cover.
Learning to hear, hearing to learn, Summer 1999, page 28.
Saying goodbye: Making hard transitions easier, Summer 1999, page 8.
Trash to treasure: Activities for school-agers, Summer 1999, page 36.
Who's caring for caregivers?, Summer 1999, page 2.
After the rain, Spring 1999, page 16.
Evaluate your program with an information log, Spring 1999, page 36.
Family day homes: Get organized with information systems, Spring 1999, page 8.
Helping school-agers plan-for fun and learning, Spring 1999, page 24.
Ten guidelines for preschool music programs, Spring 1999, page 30.
Classrooms for school-agers, Winter 1998, page 11.
I want my blankey, Winter 1998, page 18.
Let's celebrate family diversity, Winter 1998, page 2.
Soap and water does the trick, Winter 1998, page 24.
Discipline for children with disabilities, Ask Dr. Klein, Fall 1998, page 22.
Positive discipline: Six strategies for guiding behavior, Fall 1998, page 6.
Preschool accreditation: What it is, and how to obtain it, Fall 1998, page 12.
Preservice training: A quick overview, Fall 1998, page 2.
Project Approach: A different way to plan curriculum, Fall 1998, page 18.
Pueblo project: Authentic Indian studies, Fall 1998, page 24.
Art changes children's lives, Good news, Summer 1998, page 7.
Developing an outdoor classroom: Blending classroom curriculum and outdoor play space, Summer 1998, page 12.
Developmentally appropriate practice-Buzz words or best practice, Summer 1998, page 8.
Tips for parents on field trips, , Summer 1998, center pullout.
Developing an outdoor classroom: Blending classroom curriculum and outdoor play space, Summer 1998, page 12.
Developmentally appropriate practice-Buzz words or best practice, Summer 1998, page 8.
Food safety: Is your kitchen clean?, Spring 1998, page 8.
Free SIDS materials for parents of infants, Good news, Spring 1998, page 7.
Making connections: Navigate the Internet for early childhood sites, Spring 1998, page 16.
State group takes stand against early school testing, Good news, Spring 1998, page 7.
TV-Turnoff Week, Good news, Spring 1998, page 7.
State group takes stand against early school testing, Good news, Spring 1998, page 7.
Banking on child nutrition, Winter 1997, page 2.