Foundations and Change in Early Childhood Education

ISBN-10: 0471472476
ISBN-13: 9780471472476
Edition: 11th 2008
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List price: $176.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342

This text is designed to aid understanding in early childhood issues and best practices, and ways to advocate on behalf of young children. Covering historical evolution of early childhood education with a primary focus on issues and practices today. Five themes are central to the text and woven throughout the chapters. The first and most prominent theme is children. The other themes include: advocacy, diversity, social-political environments, and professional development.

Evolution of Early Childhood Education
View of Childhood: Past and Present
Ancient View of Childhood
Ancient Native American View of Childhood
Ancient Greek View of Childhood
Ancient Roman View of Childhood
Children as Miniature Adults
Child Guidance
Reformation Era (1400-1600)
Children as Sinful
African-American and Native American Children
Child Guidance
Native Americans
European Americans
Children as Blank Slates
Children as Children
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi
Children as Children Continues
Native American Children
Child Guidance
African-American Children
Standardization of Childhood
Native American Children
Children with Disabilities
Child Guidance
Modern Views of Childhood
The Sensual Child
The Malleable Child
The Hurried Child
Child Guidance
Behavior Modification
Democratic Behavior Guidance
Children Today
Miniature Adults
Readiness
Child-Centered Learning Environments
Children as Our Future
Summary
Enrichment Activities
Self-Assessment
For Further Reading
References
History of Social, Political, and Philosophical Trends
Precolonial Times
Native Americans
European Influence
Colonial Era
Social-Political Environment
Early Childhood Education
Dame Schools
Latin Grammar Schools
Industrial Era
Social, Political Environment
Common Schools
Origin of the Testing Movement
Educating African-Americans
Educating Native Americans
Early Childhood Education
Origin of Kindergarten
Progressive Movement
Social, Political Environment
The Testing Movement
Educational Theories
Progressive Educators
Early Childhood Programs
Schooling for Children of Color
Schooling for Children with Disabilities
Nursery Schools
Bank Street
Kindergarten
Montessori Education
The Child Study Movement
Social, Political Environment
The Testing Movement
Early Childhood Theories
Constructivism
Behaviorism
Self-Actualization Theory
Maturationism
Early Childhood Programs
Children with Disabilities
Waldorf Schools
Post World War II and the Great Society
Social, Political Environment
The Great Society
Early Childhood Theories
Behaviorism
Psychosocial Theory
Early Childhood Programs
Reggio Emilia
High/Scope
Head Start
Children with Disabilities
Accountability Movement
Social, Political Environment
The Testing Movement
Early Childhood Programs
Open Education
Electronic Age
Social, Political Environment
The Testing Movement
Early Childhood Theories
Early Childhood Programs
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
Self-Assessment
References
Governance of Early Care and Education: Past and Present
Oversight for Early Care and Education
Administrative Reform
Scientific Management
Nursery Schools
Governance of Early Care and Education Today
Critique of Centralized Governance
Federal Policies Affecting Early Childhood Education
Postwar Years
Children with Disabilities
The Era of the Great Society
The Era of Accountability
Entering the Twenty-First Century
The History of Bilingual Education
The Relationship of Church and State
Colonial Era
Industrial Era
History of Roman Catholic Schools
The Progressive Era
The Twentieth Century
Separation of Church and State Today
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
Self-Assessment
References
Early Childhood
The Role of Early Childhood Educators in Children's Lives
Preparing to Be an Early Childhood Educator
Child Care and Pre-K Programs
Grades K-3
Professional Development
Philosophies of Learning
Brain-Based Development
Multiple Intelligences
Constructivism
Behaviorism
Maturation
Appropriate Practices
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Culturally Relevant Practice
The Value of Play
Play and Social-Emotional Development
Play and Cognitive Development
Your Role in Supporting Children's Play
Support from Outside the Play
Support from Inside the Play
Curriculum Development
Infants and Toddlers
Children Ages 3-8
Integrated Curriculum
Advocacy
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
Self-Assessment
References
Infants and Toddlers
Developmental Characteristics of Infants and Toddlers
Language Development
Theories of Language Acquisition
Stages of Language Development
Reading to Infants and Toddlers
Language Is Cultural
Delayed Language Development
Cognitive Development
Egocentrism
Reasoning
Physical Development
Social-Emotional Development
Impulse Control
Attachment
Temperament
Play
Supporting Infant and Toddler Play
Programs for Infants and Toddlers
Child Care
Reggio Emilia
Early Head Start
Montessori
Creating an Antibias Environment
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
Self-Assessment
References
Preschool and Kindergarten
Developmentally and Culturally Appropriate Programs for Three- to Five-Year-Olds
Language Development
Cognitive Development
Social-Emotional Development
Physical Development
Programs for Three- to Five-Year-Olds
Head Start
High/Scope
Bank Street
Reggio Emilia
Waldorf
Montessori
Teaching Antibias Attitudes
Child Care
Types of Child Care
Center Based Child Care
Employer Sponsored Care
Home Child Care
Church or Temple Care Centers
Nannies
Quality in Child Care
Funding Quality Care
Kindergarten
Readiness
Retention and Academic Redshirting
Benefits Cannot Be Consistently Substantiated
Sociocultural Issues
Developmental Kindergartens and Transitional First Grade
Entrance Age
An Alternative
Half-Day/Full-Day Kindergarten
Kindergarten Curriculum
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
Self-Assessment
References
Early Childhood: The Primary Grades
Developmental Considerations for Primary Grade Children
Language and Literacy Development
Cognitive Development
Physical Development
Social-Emotional Development
Antibias Classrooms in the Primary Grades
Literacy Learning
Antibias Instructional Strategies
Integrating Content about Diversity into the Curriculum
Curriculum and Effective Teaching in the Primary Grades
Child-Centered Environment
Explicit Instruction
Direct Instruction
Balanced Literacy
National Reading Panel Report
Extension of Programs for 3- to 5-Year-Olds into Primary Grades
Play in the Primary Grades
Before and After School Programs
Classroom and Calendar Configurations in Primary Grades
Multiage Grouping
Looping
Homeschooling
Year-round and Traditional Schools
Educating Homeless Children
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
Self-Assessment
References
Guiding and Assessing Young Children
Guiding Children's Behavior in Early Childhood Settings
Encouraging Environments
Infants
Toddlers
Preschoolers and Kindergarteners
Primary Grade Children
Managing Environments and Guiding Behavior
General Considerations for Guiding Behavior
Choices
Praise
Punishment
Developmentally Appropriate Guidance Strategies
Infants
Toddlers
Preschoolers and Kindergarteners
Primary Grade Children
Children with Special Needs
Cultural Considerations
Individualism vs. Collectivism
Understanding Roles
Supporting Nonviolent Behavior
Bullying
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Self-Assessment
References
Assessing the Child in Early Childhood Settings
Types of Assessment in Early Childhood Settings
Observation
Anecdotal Records and Field Notes
Audio/Video and Photographic Recordings
Checklists
Portfolios
Reflection
Purposes
Age Appropriate Portfolios
Home Visits
The Work Sampling System
Standardized Tests
Linking Assessment and Curriculum
Assessment Issues
Align Assessment with the Nature of the Child
Infants and Toddlers
Preschool, Kindergarten, and Primary Grade Children
Standardized Testing in Early Childhood Settings
Developmental Considerations
Inappropriate Labels
High-Stakes Testing
Cultural Issues in Assessment
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children
Barriers to Accurate Assessment
Culturally Appropriate Assessment
Assessing Children and Programs
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Self-Assessment
References
Children Who Are Linguistically Diverse
The Challenge
The Controversy
Linguistic Differences
Dialects
Dialect Errors: Points to Consider
Black English
Role of the Early Childhood Educator
Accents
Sign Language
Speakers of Languages Other than English
Bilingual Education
English as a Second Language
Nonverbal Communication
Acquiring a Second Language
Theories of Second Language Acquisition
Language Acquisition Stages
Factors Affecting Second Language Acquisition: Social, Emotional, and Cognitive
Loss of the First Language
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resource
Self-Assessment
References
Supporting and Advocating for Young Children in the Twenty-first Century
Children with Special Needs
Causes of Exceptionalities
Genetic
Prenatal Conditions
Birth and Postbirth Complications
Exceptionalities and the Role of Early Childhood Educators
Assessment of Exceptionalities
Labeling
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Autism
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Behavior Disorders
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Developmental Delays
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Down Syndrome
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Gifted
Role of Early Childhood Educators
Language and Hearing Disabilities
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Learning Disabilities
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Physical Disabilities
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Visual Disabilities
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Early Childhood Environments for Children with Disabilities
Inclusion
Infants and Toddlers
Preschool and Kindergarten
Primary Grades
Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education
Abuse and Neglect
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Provide Quality Care and Education
Develop Reciprocal Relationships with Families
Recognize When Children Are at Risk
Understand and Assist Families
Build on Strengths
Be Informed
Antibias Environments for Children with Special Needs
Teaching about Differences
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
Self-Assessment
References
The Impact of Environments and Technology on Young Children
Indoor Environments
Child-Centeredness
Scheduling Considerations
Room Arrangements
Infants and Toddlers
Preschool and Kindergarten
Primary Grades
Inclusive Environments
Outdoor Environments
Gross Motor Activity
Creative Play
Appreciation of Nature
The Social Environment
Teaching for Social Justice
Teach Questioning
Perspective Taking
Rethinking Curriculum
Take Action
Inequity in School Funding
Quality Schools for All
The Role of Technology in Early Childhood Environments
NAEYC Position on Technology and Young Children
Media Violence
Technology and Parenting
Antibias Technology Environments
Equitable Access
Assistive Technology
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
Self-Assessment
References
Children and Their Families
Diverse Family Beliefs, Attitudes, and Practices
Stages of Cultural Identity
Cultural Progression in Our Diverse Nation
European American Families
African-American Families
Asian-American Families
Biracial Multiethnic Families
Gay and Lesbian Families
Hispanic American Families
Jewish American Families
Native American Families
Parents with Disabilities
Children of Divorce and Blended Families
Families Living in Poverty
Poverty and Resources
Poverty and Language
The Role of Early Childhood Educators
Involving Parents from Diverse Populations
Types of Parental Involvement
Barriers to Parent Involvement
Antibias Environment
Family Literacy
Using Community Resources
Family Friendliness
Resources
Invited Guests
Summary
Enrichment Activities
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
Self-Assessment
References
Issues and Advocacy in Early Childhood in the Twenty-first Century
View of the Child
Sociopolitical Influences
Poverty
Health and Well-being
Commerce, Industry, and Business
Metaphor of the Market for Schooling
High-Stakes Testing
Diversity
Teaching in a Diverse Society
Advocacy
Professional Development
Curriculum
Summary
Enrichment Activities
Self-Assessment
For Further Reading
Professional Development Resources
References
Index

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