For Introduction to Early Childhood Education courses.
This best-selling practical brief text with its applied approach is based on current research and thinking about how young children learn, and provides concrete examples for how best to teach children from birth to age eight.
Covers ages 0-8. George Morrison’s trademark friendly and accessible writing style is what sets this text apart from all others on the market. Not only is it a pleasure to read, but the streamlined presentation and only 13 chapters makes it an excellent alternative to the full Morrison edition (Early Childhood Education Today). User-friendly, contemporary, and comprehensive, this fundamental resource shows how to apply childhood theories directly to practice, offering the most concrete concepts and appropriate practices applicable to real classrooms and teaching young children in today’s educational world. Now with embedded videos in the Pearson eText, this edition brings early childhood settings right into the college course, showing students how children develop and learn and how teachers implement evidence-based practices.
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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Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition
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$48.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-286793-1