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Early Childhood Education Today

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ISBN-10: 0133436500

ISBN-13: 9780133436501

Edition: 13th 2015

Authors: George S. Morrison

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George Morrison's goal in creating the Thirteenth Edition of Early Childhood Education Today was to collect the most current, researched-based information available on providing the high-quality early education all children need to be successful in school and in life.The new edition integrates thirteen critical themes that are foundational to the field today: the importance of children's literacy development, teaching in increasingly diverse classrooms, applying developmentally appropriate practice, closing the achievement gaps between children in poverty and those that are more economically advantaged, integrating special education and early childhood education, teaching in an inclusive classroom, closing school readiness gaps, meeting the challenges of teacher accountability, integrating STEM subjects into the curriculum, providing for children's mental health, using technology to support learners, developing as a professional, and guiding children's behavior to promote personal responsibility.The new edition retains the engaging style that has made the book so popular and provides practical examples of authentic teaching practices used by master teachers around the country. Its strong coverage of development in the age-specific chapters and its emphasis on diversity make it the leading book in the field.
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Book details

List price: $196.60
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 3/27/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 10.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

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.