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Caring for School Age Children

ISBN-10: 1401897703
ISBN-13: 9781401897703
Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)
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Description: Caring for School-Age Children 4E introduces the reader to those involved in child care; the children; the families; and then shows how caregivers can help children in various competencies throughout different stages of childhood. Suggestions for  More...

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List price: $122.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/7/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Caring for School-Age Children 4E introduces the reader to those involved in child care; the children; the families; and then shows how caregivers can help children in various competencies throughout different stages of childhood. Suggestions for handling children with special needs, especially Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This book will focus on dealing with children from diverse and difficult situations, and working with children who have been classified at-risk and consideration of today?s changing family dynamics.

Jennifer Parker is currently a professor of Early Childhood Education Studies at Moorpark College, Moorpark, California. She recently was instrumental in adding a school-age component to the child development degree program. Her classes include students with diverse backgrounds and experience, ranging from entry level to those who are currently teaching in early childhood programs. She received her Master's Degree from California State University, Northridge, and has had extensive experience working with children, families, and adults. She founded a parent-support program for infants and toddlers in a developmentally appropriate environment and has been a lead kindergarten teacher in an on-campus demonstration school. She is currently a member of an evaluation team using the School Age Environmental Rating Scale to evaluate a multi-site before-and-after school child care program.

Preface
The People in Child Care
Caregivers: Who Are They?
The Children
Families: Where Children Are Nurtured
How Children Grow and Develop
Development in Middle Childhood: Physical
Development in Middle Childhood: Cognitive
Development in Middle Childhood: Psychosocial
Helping Children Develop Social Competence
The Background
Program Planning
Creating an Environment
The Curriculum
Games and Other Fun Things to Do
Imagination and the Arts
Science and Math
Planning for the Future
Getting Fit, Staying Fit
Resources and Regulations
Using Community Resources
Quality and Standards
All About Me
Internet Links for Child Care Information
Glossary
Index

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