Hidden History of Early Childhood Education

ISBN-10: 0415892791
ISBN-13: 9780415892797
Edition: 2013
Authors: Blythe Hinitz
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Description: Early Childhood Education Historyprovides an understandable and manageable exploration of the history of early childhood education in the United States. Covering historical, philosophical, and sociological underpinnings that reach from 1800s to  More...

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Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 299
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Early Childhood Education Historyprovides an understandable and manageable exploration of the history of early childhood education in the United States. Covering historical, philosophical, and sociological underpinnings that reach from 1800s to today, contributors explore groups and topics that have traditionally been marginalized or ignored in early childhood education literature. Chapters include topics such as home-schooling, James "Jimmy" Hymes, early childhood education in Japanese internment camps, the Eisenhower legacy, and the civil rights movement. This engaging book examines a range of new primary sources to be shared with the field for the first time, including personal narratives, interviews, and letters. Early Childhood Education History is a valuable resource for every early childhood education scholar, student, and educator.

Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
Introduction
Glimpses of Past Practice
The Light Within: Glimpses into the Lives and Education of Young Quaker Children (1820-1860)
A History of Homeschooling and Memories of Kindergarten in 1942-1943
The Internment and Education of Japanese-American Nursery School Children During World War II: Antecedents and Understanding
A Memoir of an Exemplary Education
Early Care and Education in the 1950s: The Thorny Path When Public Issues Confront Passionately-Held Beliefs
Portraits of Early Childhood Education Leaders
Selected African-American Pioneers of Early Childhood Education
Patty Smith Hill and the Case Study of Betty Kirby
The Impact of Margaret Naumburg and Walden School on Early Childhood Education in the United States
Child Champion, Professionals' Mentor, Hothead: Substance of "a Giant in the Field"
Playing with Numbers: Constance Kamii and Reinventing Arithmetic in Early Childhood Education
Conclusion
Appendix: How the Early Childhood Field Has Honored Its History: NAEYC History Seminar and Our Proud Heritage
Index

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