Books by Dave Whitaker

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Thursday, July 31, 2003

Book: Ages & Stages: Understanding Child Development

Unlike most resources on child development, this book covers milestones for early childhood and school-age. Learn the major milestones for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-agers in eight major areas: cognitive, communication, physical (general), physical (gross motor), physical (fine motor), social, emotional, and self-sufficiency. 102 pages. Catalog number: CDBK0703; Price: $14.95

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Book: Jazz Up Staff Training & Meetings

This book, which started as a one-day seminar, focuses on preparation, openings, identifying and meeting participant needs, and closings. Among the books contents are tips on creating P.O.W.E.R. handouts, a suggested supply kit of materials, ideas for icebreakers and review activities, tips for using audiovisual material effectively, and more than a dozen forms that you can copy for your own meetings and training sessions. 90 pages. Catalog number: TTBK0703; Price: $20.00