Nutrition, Health, and Safety for Young Children Promoting Wellness (with MyEducationLab)

ISBN-10: 0131381202

ISBN-13: 9780131381209

Edition: 2011

Authors: Joanne Sorte, Inge Daeschel, Carolina Amador

List price: $136.53
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The text demonstrates how a strong curriculum at any age or stage of early childhood, birth through age 8, allows teachers to teach and model healthy practices with regard to nutrition, health, and safety. The authorsrsquo; accessible and engaging writing style bring the reader into the classroom by weaving in classroom scenarios. In addition, chapter features entitled ldquo;Nutrition Notes,rdquo; ldquo;Safety Segments,rdquo; ldquo;Policy Points,rdquo; and ldquo;Health Hintsrdquo; provide students with information on current topics of interest and controversy while ldquo;What ifs.. ldquo; feature boxes promote critical thinking skills to make decisions about topics they might encounter in the early childhood setting. Presents integrated curriculum for teaching nutrition, health and wellness; promotes current evidence-based practices; aligns with National Health Education standards; accessible writing style brings readers into the classroom; promotes culturally responsive teaching. Addresses the obesity epidemic, promoting sustainability, health curriculum, accommodating the nutrition, health and safety needs of all children; building relationships with families Two-year health, safety, and nutrition courses.
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Book details

List price: $136.53
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/11/2010
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 544
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Promoting Wellness
The Interconnection of Nutrition, Health, and Safety
Teaching Wellness Concepts to Young Children
Promoting Good Nutrition
The Foundations of Optimal Nutrition
Understanding the Science of Nutrition
Feeding Infants
Feeding Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School-Age Children
Menu Planning
Food Safety
Promoting Healthful Practices
Creating a Climate of Heath and Wellness
Health Screening and Assessment
Managing Infectious Disease
Teaching Children with Special Health Care Needs
Children's Mental Health
Promoting Safety
Ensuring Physical and Emotional Safety
Creating Safe Environments
Promoting Safe Practices through Effective Classroom Management
Responding to Emergencies
Child Abuse and Neglect
Meal Pattern Requirements for Infants and Children
Name Index
Subject Index
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