Issues, Advocacy, and Leadership in Early Education

ISBN-10: 0205308112

ISBN-13: 9780205308118

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Mary A. Jensen, Mary Anne Hannibal

List price: $108.00
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This book meets the needs of today's early childhood teachers, administrators, and community leaders who are seeking to become better acquainted with critical issues in early education and to develop their own advocacy and leadership skills. It provides the tools and knowledge necessary for early childhood professionals to advocate for and address the implications of child-related policies. The book's articles and activities involve readers in an investigation of and reflection on issues and advocacy action. Readers are presented with various viewpoints that engage their critical thinking skills and expand their advocacy abilities, both inside and outside their immediate professional settings. Incorporated into the chapters are cases and vignettes, discussion questions, advocacy and leadership activities, advocacy strategy guidelines, fact sheets, and suggestions for additional resources and further readings. For anyone interested in policy or issues in Early Childhood Education.
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Book details

List price: $108.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Most chapters include Ask Yourself
Advocacy and Leadership Strategies
References and Suggested Readings
Demographic Trends in Childhood Education
Advocacy and Leadership: New Professional Challenges
Characteristics of Effective Advocates and Leaders
Strategies for Developing Advocacy Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions
A Current-Events Portfolio
Framework for an On-Site Study of an Early Childhood Program
Looking Ahead
Gender Identity, Gender Role, and Sex Education
Girls Can Be Bull Riders, Too!
Healthy Sexuality Development in Young Children
Teachers and Parents Define Diversity in an Oregon Preschool Cooperative Democracy at Work
Media and Technology
The Mother of Children's Television
American Academy of Pediatrics, AAP Addresses TV Programming for Children Under Age
Television Violence: Content, Context, and Consequences
Shaping TV for Kids
PC World Magazine, Your Children Are Talking to Strangers
Child Health and Child Health Risks
Poverty and Brain Development in Early Childhood
Healthy Habitats for Children
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Child Care America: A Blueprint for Action
Multiple Voices for Advocacy: The Story of WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)
Abuse, Neglect, and Violence in Children's Lives
Concerned Educators Allied for a Safe Environment, The Effects of Violence on Children's Lives
CAN Reflections on 20 Years of Searching
Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect
Diversity and Equity
Louise Derman-Sparks, Empowering Children to Create a Culture in a World of Differences
Teaching Young Children about Native Americans
The Bilingual Debate
The Impact of Changing Roles on Relationships between Professionals in Inclusive Programs for Young Children
The Family: Parenting Education and Family Involvement in Education
On Our Changing Family Values: A Conversation with David Elkind
Family Involvement Partnership for Learning, Partners in Learning
How Schools Can Support Family Involvement in Education
Father/Male Involvement in Early Childhood Programs
Portrait of a Head Start Parent
Penny Hauser-Cram, Backing Away Helpfully
Some Roles Teachers Shouldn't Fill
The Changing Face of Parenting Education
Developmentally Appropriate and Educationally Worthwhile Practice
Developmentally Appropriate Interpretation with Preschool Children
Developmentally Appropriate Practice Is for Everyone
Paradise Lost
Quality in Child Care and Early Education
National Center for Early Development and Learning, Quality in Child Care Centers
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