Unsmiling Faces How Preschools Can Heal

ISBN-10: 080774803X
ISBN-13: 9780807748039
Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

The first edition of this indispensable book set the standard for high-quality intervention and prevention programs in early childhood practice. Since its publication, many new forces have impacted the landscape of early childhood education, presenting both great opportunities and great risks for today's emotionally fragile young children. Once again making complex psychological concepts available to classroom teachers, this thorough revision: (1) incorporates important understandings gained since the tragic events of 9/11; (2) addresses many of the challenging issues that confront educators in the current high-pressure climate focused on academic performance; (3) includes recent scientific research that supports the concepts underlying high-quality intervention and prevention in early childhood practice-concepts that were the basis for the first edition of this book; and (4) provides an essential framework to help teachers understand the emotional lives of the young children they serve.

Vivian Gussin Paley, a former kindergarten teacher, is the winner of a MacArthur Award and of the 1998 American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement given by the Before Columbus Foundation.

Foreword
Preface: The Changing Landscape of Early Childhood Education
Preface to First Edition
Introduction: Knowing What We Know Now
Making Room for Emotional Life in Preschool
Developmental Reality and the Reality of Experience
"If You're Sad and You Know It": The Value of Children's Affects
A Look in the Mirror: Self-Concept in Preschool Children
Structure and Relationships in Preschool
Therapeutic Teacher, Therapeutic Classroom
Play Therapy as Early Intervention
Therapeutic Technique: The Tools of Preschools That Heal
The Meaning of Curriculum
Playing for Keeps: The Value of Open-Ended Play
Affect Meets Cognition: Building a Curricular Bridge
Lesson Plans for Emotional Life
Understanding Special Populations
The Traumatized Child in Preschool
Helping Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Why Homeless Children Can't Sit Still
Preschool as Home Base
Caring for Families and Staff
About the Editor and the Contributors
Index

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