Play and Child Development

ISBN-10: 0132596830

ISBN-13: 9780132596831

Edition: 4th 2012 (Revised)

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List price: $131.80
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/17/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Marjorie J. Kostelnikis Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. A former child care, Head Start, and preschool teacher, as well as elementary school specialist, Dr. Kostelnik has been actively involved in helping educators in early childhood programs explore the implications of developmentally appropriate practices. Her work has taken her to many settings throughout the United States and abroad. Marjorie teaches classes in early childhood inclusive education and is currently on the Coordinating Commission for High Quality Early Childhood Education for the state of Nebraska. Anne K. Sodermanhad 14 years of classroom experience working with children in both public and nonpublic educational settings prior to joining Michigan State University in 1979, where she is now Professor Emeritus. In addition to continuing to consult with schools in international settings, she is currently carrying out an administrative assignment and conducting research on second-language acquisition in Beijing, China. Soderman is also co-author ofGuiding Childrenrsquo;s Social Development and Learning, 6 th Ed. (2009),Creating Literacy-Rich Preschools and Kindergartens(2008) andScaffolding Emergent Literacy(2005). Alice Phipps Whirenis a professor emeritus of the Department of Family and Child Ecology, Michigan State University. She taught curriculum in early childhood and child development to undergraduate and graduate students and was supervisor of the Child Development Laboratories. Early in her career, she taught young children in an inner-city public school in Michigan. She also served as a Head Start assistant director and has provided a variety of training sessions for preprimary teachers nationally and internationally.

Play History: Ideas, Beliefs, and Activities
Theory as Lenses on Children's Play
Neuroscience and Play Deprivation
Play: Infants and Toddlers
Play in the Preschool Years
Play and the School-Age Child
Culture and Gender in Play
Play and the Curriculum
Creating Play Environments
Play and Children with Disabilities
Computers and Techology as Emerging Toys
Introduction to Play Therapy
Child Safety in Public Places: Indoors and Outdoors
Playwork in American and European Playgrounds
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