Opening Doors An Introduction to Inclusive Early Childhood Education

ISBN-10: 0395811015

ISBN-13: 9780395811016

Edition: 2002

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This book is aimed at students taking childhood education courses with a particular focus on teaching young children with diverse and special needs.
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List price: $184.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 1/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Each chapter ends with a Summary and Conclusion, Putting the Concepts into Action
Creating Children's Protfolios, Understanding Joey, Understanding Your Child, and Educator's Toolbox
Reflections on Inclusive, Responsive Early Childhood Programs Responsive, Multicultural, Inclusive Early Childhood Environments Opening Doors
Something for Every Child Opening Doors
Reflections on Halloween Opening Doors
Collaboration at the Rainbow Farm Early Childhood Program The Critical Role of Families Your Role in This Book How to Use the Book
Understanding Children as Individuals and Competent Learners Incorporating the Perspective of Each Individual Child Opening Doors
Megan's Viewpoint Viewing Children as Competent Opening Doors
Teo, Jaylaan, and Bettina Understanding the Relationship Between Behavior and Envionments Opening Doors
Circle Time at Candyland Children's Center Planning Environments That Support Children's Competence Opening Doors
Supporting Bettina Assistive Technology and Other Supports
Introducing Reflective Thinking What Do We Mean By the Term Reflection? Becoming a Reflective Teacher Opening Doors
Understanding Savuth Opening Doors
Interpreting Savuth's Behavior Opening Doors
Supporting Savuth's Communication Opening Doors
Evaluating New Information about Savuth Opening Doors
Savuth Has New Friends
Tools for Gathering Information Observing in the Moment Opening Doors
Snapshots of Three Children Recorded Observations Types of Recorded Observations Opening Doors
The Wedding Cake Theory Opening Doors
Listening More Closely Opening Doors
Dinosaur Discoveries Opening Doors
Field Trip Revelations Additional Sources of Information Opening Doors
Introducing Terry
Understanding and Responding to Children's Developmental Cues Principles of Learning and Development
Patterns, Predictability and Interrelatedness Opening Doors: Christopher's Growth Development
Predictable Variations and Individuality
Roles of Nature and Nurture Opening Doors
Understanding Aaron's Hypothesis Opening Doors
Creating a Sense of Belonging Opening Doors
Responding to Samantha
Play, Practice, and Active Engagement
Play, Pretense, and Practice What Is Play? Who Plays? What Influences Play? Why Play?
Understanding Play Opening Doors
Understanding Jamie Opening Doors
Antonio's Experimentation Opening Doors
Grown-Up Grace Opening Doors
Eric's Ice Cream Cone Opening Doors
Going to the Movies Socio-Dramatic Play Play and Emerging Literacy Development Opening Doors
Three Opportunities for Literacy Development Large Motor Play Games with Rules Observing Children's Social Participation in Play
The Role of the Teacher
Providing Multiple Opportunities and Support for Practicing Competence
Creating Environments That Support Children's Learning Two Environments That Promote Responsive Education What Do We Mean by Environment?
The Social and Affective Environment Opening Doors
Welcoming Sammy
The Direct Influence of the Physical Environment
The Temporal Environment Setting the Stage
Ensuring Access to the Environment Reflecting on the Cultural
Responsiveness of the Environment Opening Doors
Opening Doors: Jawan's
Dilemma A Sense of Belonging
Creating Adaptive Fit
Essential Roles for Educators
Reflective Educators Provide Essential Opportunities for Learning Opening Doors
Kevin in the Kitchen Reflective Teachers Analyze Their Environments Opening Doors
Circle Time Reflective Teachers Plan Responsive Environments Opening Doors: Gina's
Story Opening Doors: Christopher's
Planning for Sammy Reflective Teachers Understand and Support Transitions
Creating a Portrait of Learning and Development
Turning Your Collections into a Portfolio Organizing the Information Preparing a Narrative or Telling the Story
The Purpose of Portfolios
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