Early Childhood Education Birth - 8: the World of Children, Families, and Educators

ISBN-10: 0205536042

ISBN-13: 9780205536047

Edition: 4th 2008

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Description: Through the presentation of detailed case studies, this book illustrates and integrates the foundations, key concepts, and developmentally appropriate practices of early childhood education, while fostering professional development. Written to bring the reader into the childs world, the fourth edition of this popular introductory text provides an overview of the foundations of early childhood education, while fostering professional development, reflective teaching and learning, and best practices for children and their families. Through the presentation of detailed case studies, this book illustrates the foundations, key concepts, and developmentally appropriate practices of early childhood education, while fostering professional development. nbsp; Professional development and advocacy, reflective teaching and learning, and best practices for children and their families nbsp; Pre-service and In-service teachers

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Book details

List price: $162.40
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/19/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Amy Driscoll , formerly the Director of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment at California State University, Monterey Bay, is an Associate Senior Scholar with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

All Chapter include ldquo;A Closer Look,rdquo; ldquo;Principles and Insights: Summary and Review,rdquo; and ldquo;Becoming an Early Childhood Professional: Your Professional PortfolioandYour Professional Libraryrdquo;
What Is Early Childhood Education?
Building a Community of Early Childhood Professionals Exploring the Options in Early Childhood Education: Programs and Roles
What Do Early Childhood Educators Need to Know and Be Able to Do?
History of Early Childhood Education and the Profession
The Wonder of Children: Development and Dispositions Introduction to Development and Dispositions
Studying Infants Studying Toddlers Studying Preschool-Age Children (Ages Three to Five Years)
Studying Children in Kindergarten and Primary Grades (Ages Five to Eight Years)
Dispositions
Theories of Development: Foundations for Practice
Theories of Development at a Preschool Cognitive and Language
Development Social and Emotional Development Multiple Intelligences Theory Theory into Practice: A Visit to Preschool
Children's Play: A Source of Development and Learning
Definitions and Thinking about Play Play and Development: From Infants to Eight-Year-Olds Social Development and Play Current
Topics and Issues Related to Play Adult Roles in Children's Play
Early Childhood Curriculum: Thinking and Practices
What is Curriculum?
Ideas about Curriculum Early Childhood Education Programs Current Curriculum Guidelines and Approaches Recent Curricular Emphases
Families and Communities: Context for Understanding Children
Families Today Today's Families and Home vs. Work Families and Communities: Significant Understandings
Contemporary Challenges Faced by Families
Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education
Infant Care Programs and Practices: Luke's Story. Finding Good Infant Care A Conversation with Luke's Dad Visiting Luke's
Home with Kristine Visiting with Sure, the Infant Care Coordinator
A Closer Look at Infant
Care Programs Current Issues and Trends in Infant Care Programs
Toddler Care: Ibrahim's Story
Toddler Development: Responding with Curriculum and Guidance
The Helen Gordon Child Development Center: A University Laboratory School
Preschool: Felipe's Story
A Visit with Susana A Home Visit with Felipe's Family What is Head Start?
Preschool Programs Supporting Cultural and Linguistic Diversity <p style="m
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