Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education

ISBN-10: 013340661X

ISBN-13: 9780133406610

Edition: 7th 2014

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Now in its Seventh Edition, the best-selling Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education by renowned author and educator, George S. Morrison, remains keenly focused on what it means to be an early childhood professional in today’s world. Providing a brief, reader-friendly introduction to the field, it presents engaging chapter features on early childhood programs, professionals in practice, diversity strategies, technology issues, and ethical decision-making. Separate chapters on infants and toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and the primary grades explore young children’s unique developmental and educational needs. Fundamentals’ emphasis on professionalism throughout keeps the focus on meeting the needs of each and every child and providing up-to-date information and strategies to develop competent, informed early childhood professionals. This thoroughly revised edition offers a contemporary, accessible, user-friendly approach to all of the major topics, programs, and issues at the forefront of the field today. Comprehensive, yet brief, this text is a perfect resource for a variety of courses in early childhood education.  MyEducationLab with Video-Enhanced Pearson eText. *Included in this package is access to MyEducationLab with the new Video-Enhanced eText for Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education, exclusively from Pearson. Experience all the advantages of the MyEducationLab with Video-Enhanced eText along with all the benefits of print for less than a print bound book. MyEducationLab delivers customizable content and highly personalized study paths, responsive learning tools, and real-time evaluation and diagnostics to help prepare students for the classroom. MyEducationLab provides instructors and students access to the video-enhanced Pearson eText, which includes:Full-color online chapters with dynamic videos that show what course concepts look like in real classrooms, model good teaching practice, and expand upon chapter concepts. Over 34 video links, chosen by our authors and other subject-matter experts, are embedded right in context of the content you are reading.Instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad and Android tablets.**Other features such as note taking and sharing, highlighting, search and more.  *To access, your Instructor must set up a course, provide you with a Course ID. **The Pearson eText App is available for free on Google Play and in the App Store.* Requires Android OS 3.1 – 4, a 7” or 10” tablet or iPad iOS 5.0 or newer
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Book details

List price: $96.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 3/1/2013
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782

George S. Morrison, Ed.D., is professor of early childhood education at the University of North Texas where he teaches early childhood courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Professor Morrison's accomplishments include a Distinguished Academic Service Award from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and an Outstanding Service and Teaching Award from Florida International University. His books include "Early Childhood Education Today, "Tenth Edition; and "Teaching in America, "Fourth Edition; "Education and the Development of Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers; The World of Child Development; The Contemporary Curriculum; "and "Parent Involvement in the Home, School, and Community," Dr. Morrison is a popular author, speaker, and presenter. He is Senior Contributing Editor for the "Public School Montessorian "and contributes his opinions and ideas to a wide range of publications. His speaking engagements and presentations focus on the future of early childhood education, the changing roles of early childhood teachers, and the influence of contemporary educational reforms, research, and legislation on teaching and learning. Dr. Morrison's professional and research interests include integrating best practices into faith-based practices; developing programs for young children and their families with an emphasis on readiness and learning; and the influences of families on children's development. He is also involved in providing technical assistance about graduate and undergraduate teacher education programs and early childhood practices to government agencies, university faculty, and private and public agencies in Thailand, Taiwan, and China.

You and Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education Today
History and Theories
Implementing Early Childhood Programs
Teaching with Standards
Observing and Assessing Young Children
Infants and Toddlers
The Preschool Years
Kindergarten Today
The Early Elementary Grades: One Through Three
Educating Children with Diverse Backgrounds and Special Needs
Guiding Children's Behavior
Parents, Families, and the Community
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