Review: Dimensions of Early Childhood (SECA)
"With ever-increasing accountability expectations, Building Blocks offers a refreshing tool of practicality for the teaching tool belt!"
Review: The Midwest Book Review - The Bookwatch
"Early learning libraries must have this!"
Review by: Hannah Schertz, Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
"The book is most valuable for its wealth of strategies for modifying the curriculum. ...a practical resource for early childhood teachers who are in search of ways to implement RTI in preschool settings. ...a straightforward resource that is easy to follow, with clear guidance for addressing child learning needs in inclusive settings."
Review: Midwest Book Review, California Bookwatch
"...offers a lifeline for preschool teachers...teachers and education libraries will find it a fine tool."
Review by: Janice Myck-Wayne, Education Review Brief Reviews
"provides the "how-to" for implementing inclusive practices... ."
Review by: Kathryn Hoover, Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Special Education, Radford University, Radford, VA
"I prefer to use the Building Blocks text for inservice teachers coming back for the early childhood special education endorsement . . . The teachers appreciate the useful curriculum, materials, and environmental modifications chapter."
Review by: Martha A. York, Associate Professor, Special Services and Leadership Studies, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas
"An invaluable resource for students who are learning to be educators of young children . . . will assist them in providing differentiated instruction to young students with all types of special needs in home-based, community-based, and inclusive center-based programs."
Review by: Alise Paillard, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, San Francisco State University
"Provides step-by-step strategies needed to implement a universally designed preschool program and make data-based decisions about children's progress towards individual learning objectives."
Review by: Sunhwa Jung, Assistant Professor, Education Department, Otterbein College
"A teacher-friendly book that fits inclusive preschool classrooms very well . . . include[es] many handy forms and instruction examples that are ready to use."
Review by: Judith J. Carta, Juniper Gardens Children's Project, University of Kansas
"An absolute must . . . can help teachers and early intervention team members plan, implement and evaluate educational practices to address children's unique needs."
Review by: Jacqui Berger, Coordinator of Early Childhood Studies, Empire State College
"An excellent tool that every preschool program can put into action . . . so young children with special needs can grow and flourish."