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Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education, 7th Edition

By George S. Morrison

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 16, 2013

Description

Now in its Seventh Edition, the best-selling Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education by renowned author and educator, George S. Morrison, remains keenly focused on what it means to be an early childhood professional in today’s world. Providing a brief, reader-friendly introduction to the field, it presents engaging chapter features on early childhood programs, professionals in practice, diversity strategies, technology issues, and ethical decision-making. Separate chapters on infants and toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and the primary grades explore young children’s unique developmental and educational needs. Fundamentals’ emphasis on professionalism throughout keeps the focus on meeting the needs of each and every child and providing up-to-date information and strategies to develop competent, informed early childhood professionals. This thoroughly revised edition offers a contemporary, accessible, user-friendly approach to all of the major topics, programs, and issues at the forefront of the field today. Comprehensive, yet brief, this text is a perfect resource for a variety of courses in early childhood education.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 You and Early Childhood Education

Chapter 2 Early Childhood Education Today

Chapter 3 History and Theories

Chapter 4 Implementing Early Childhood Programs

Chapter 5 Teaching with Standards

Chapter 6 Observing and Assessing Young Children

Chapter 7 Infants and Toddlers

Chapter 8 The Preschool Years

Chapter 9 Kindergarten Today

Chapter 10 The Early Elementary Grades: One Through Three

Chapter 11 Educating Children with Diverse Backgrounds and Special Needs

Chapter 12 Guiding Children's Behavior

Chapter 13 Parents, Families, and the Community

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