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Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By George S. Morrison

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 6, 2013

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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.

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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$54.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-286793-1