Table of contents for The power of observation / Judy R. Jablon, Amy Laura Dombro, Margo L. Dichtelmiller ; foreword by Diane Trister Dodge.

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The Power of Observation
Acknowledgments
Foreword by Diane Trister Dodge
Chapter 1: Introduction
A Personal Look at Observation
Beyond a Set of Skills: Observing as an Attitude of Openness
What Lies Ahead
Chapter 2: Using Observation to Build Relationships
Getting to Know Each Child
Respecting and Appreciating Children
Connecting With Children
Fostering Children?s Competence and Success
Chapter 3: You as Observer
What You Bring to Observing
Striving for Objectivity
Chapter 4: Guidelines for Effective Observation
Observe Over Time
Watch Children in Varied Situations
Keep Track of What You Observe
Observe In and Out of the Action
Chapter 5: Becoming a Skilled Observer
What Do I Want to Find Out?
When and Where Should I Observe?
How Do I Record What I Observe?
How Do I Organize the Information I Collect?
Chapter 6: Using What You Learn
Revisiting the Practice of Observation
Making Your Program Responsive to Children
Responding to Individuals and the Group
Chapter 7: Getting Started: Observing Every Day
Tips for Getting Started
Reflect on the Rewards of Observing
Make Observing Part of Your Daily Routine
Appendix A: The Power of Learning With Others: A Study Guide
Appendix B: Frequently Asked Questions 
References
Resources

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Observation (Educational method).
Child development.