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Early Childhood Education Today, CourseSmart eTextbook, 12th Edition

By George S. Morrison

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 12, 2011

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The 12th edition of this best selling text continues to set the standard for contemporary early childhood practices.  This text does an excellent job of presenting broad, foundational content on current issues influencing early childhood education today. It is renowned for its clear, student friendly approach, readability, and engaging style. The text provides a straight-forward presentation of early childhood education today with many practical examples and authentic voices of classroom teachers. Its strong coverage of development in the age specific chapters and its emphasis on diversity make it the text for all teacher preparation programs. It provides a comprehensive coverage of families, diversity, children with special needs, history, theories, and diverse programs, technology, and professionalism that most courses require. New content on accommodating diverse learners, teaching Ells, and inclusion practices make it the strongest coverage of special needs students on the market.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Early Childhood Education and Professional Development

1 You and Early Childhood Education

2 Current Issues and Public Policy

3 Observing and Assessing Young Children

 

Part 2: Foundations: History and Theories

4 The Past and the Present

5 Theories Applied to Teaching and Learning

 

Part 3: Programs and Services for Children and Families

6 Early Childhood Programs

7 Child Care

8 The Federal Government

 

Part 4: Teaching Today’s Young Children: Linking Development and Learning

9 Infants and Toddlers

10 The Preschool Years

11 Kindergarten Education

12 The Primary Grades

13 Technology and Young Children

 

Part 5: Meeting the Special Needs of Young Children

14  Guiding Children

15  Multiculturalism

16  Children with Special Needs

17  Parent, Family, and Community Involvement

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Early Childhood Education Today, CourseSmart eTextbook, 12th Edition
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$67.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-703431-4