Showing posts with label community helpers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label community helpers. Show all posts

May 06, 2013

It's National Nurses Week

978-0-7660-4044-1 (library)
978-1-4644-0056-8 (paperback)
Nurses Help Us, a title in Enslow Elementary's All About Community Helpers series, is written for early elementary readers. This 24-page title introduces readers to these professionals, and how they help people.

Each title in this 8-book series introduces readers to a different community helper, gives the student information as to training and education for that particular career, as well as job responsibilities.

Available in both library and paperback versions, this title (and the rest in the series) are available directly from Enslow, through your preferred vendor, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or your independent bookstore.

What types of community helpers are your students/patrons looking for?

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February 28, 2013

It's National Tooth Fairy Day!

Tooth Fairy traditions are popular among kids all over the world. Lost baby teeth are placed under pillows at night with hopes that a surprise will be waiting for them in the morning.

In our book, Dentists Help Us, part of our All About Community Helpers series, early readers learn how dentists can help them take care of their teeth.

Happy National Tooth Fairy Day!

Watch for our new Handy Healthy Guide to Your Teeth to be published this fall as part of our Handy Health Guides series for older readers in grades 5–up.

Happy National Tooth Fairy Day!

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June 15, 2012

Community Helpers and Common Core Standards

Look what's new for fall 2012! All About Community Helpers series will help to support your unit on community helpers and satisfy Common Core State Standards ELA, Speaking and Listening
Standards #1, #2, #3 for grades K–1.

Books in the series include:

Dentists Help Us
EMT's Help Us
Firefighters Help Us
Nurses Help Us
Police Officers Help Us
Sanitation Workers Help Us
Teachers Help Us
Veterinarians Help Us

Use nonfiction books to teach students about different community helper careers. Have each student choose a career they find interesting. They can use their speaking skills to discuss, in front of the class, what they learned about that career. Invite speakers such as police officers or firefighters into your classroom to speak about their career. Students can practice their listening skills and ask and answer questions during and after the visit. You can also ask students to use their speaking skills to present to the class, in an organized manner,  what they learned from their community helper.

April 26, 2012

Did You Bring Your Child to Work Today?

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Foundation is celebrating their program's 20th anniversary today. Visit their web site for great ideas on how you can celebrate.

You can also check out these career titles from Enslow: