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Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education: Building a Foundation, Loose-Leaf Version, 2nd Edition

By Sue Bredekamp

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 14, 2013


Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 013341258X.


Sue Bredekamp, one of the foremost authorities in the field of early childhood education, is author of Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education: Building a Foundation, now in its Second Edition. At its core, this intriguing text provides the building blocks for understanding effective practices in early childhood education.  Building upon the Developmentally Appropriate Practice framework that she conceptualized, Sue Bredekamp shows how effective teaching practices can make a difference in the lives of young children.  Written with a clear and engaging presentation, the author designed the book to prepare a new generation of early childhood professionals by remaining keenly focused on the three core themes threaded throughout: intentional teaching, challenging and interesting curriculum, and evidence-based, effective practices for a new generation of early childhood educators. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Continuity and Change in Early Childhood Education

Chapter 2: Building on a Tradition of Excellence

Chapter 3: Understanding and Applying Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Chapter 4: Applying What We Know about Children’s Learning and Development

Chapter 5: Adapting for Individual Differences

Chapter 6: Embracing a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse World

Chapter 7: Building Effective Partnerships with Families

Chapter 8: Creating a Caring Community of Learners: Guiding Young Children

Chapter 9: Teaching to Enhance Learning and Development

Chapter 10: Planning Effective Curriculum

Chapter 11: Assessing Children’s Learning and Development

Chapter 12: Teaching Children to Communicate: Language, Literacy, and the Arts

Chapter 13: Teaching Children to Investigate and Solve Problems: Mathematics, Science, and Technology

Chapter 14: Teaching Children to Live in a Democratic Society: Social–Emotional Learning and Social Studies

Chapter 15: Teaching Children to Be Healthy and Fit: Physical Development and Health

Chapter 16: Putting It All Together in Practice: Making a Difference for Children

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ISBN-10: 0-13-338878-6

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-338878-7

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