Infant and Toddler Development and Responsive Program Planning: A Relationship-Based Approach, Loose-Leaf Version, 3rd Edition

By Donna S. Wittmer, Sandy Petersen

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 21, 2013

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Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Infant and Toddler Development and Responsive Program Planning and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0133413748.

 

The Third Edition of this comprehensive and applied resource for teachers of the very young details and celebrates the many nuances of infant and toddler development from pre-birth through age 36 months old. In a uniquely engaging full-color presentation (in the Pearson eText), the authors clearly explain theory, include current research, and explain appropriate practice throughout the chapters on development, curriculum, program planning, guidance, and professionalism. Using a relationship-based model for understanding how infants and toddlers grow and learn in typical and atypical ways, this book maintains a keen focus on the importance of families’ and teachers’ relationships and responsiveness in interactions with children, the latest developmental research, an emphasis on child-centered planning, a particularly strong coverage of infants and toddlers with special needs, and a focus on the effects of culture, families, and quality programs on infant-toddler development and interactions. Readers will come away with a deeper understanding of why, according to the science of child development, certain practices support or hinder an infant’s or toddler’s optimal development–and how to provide responsive, high-quality care. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and internet resources.

 

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1       A Relationship-Based Model and the Importance of the Infant and Toddler Years

Chapter 2       Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families    

Chapter 3       Understanding and Using Theories

Chapter 4       The Power of Observation Learning About Infants and Toddlers

Chapter 5       Brain and Prenatal Development, Birth, and the Newborn

Chapter 6       Attachment and Emotional Relationships

Chapter 7       Social Development and Learning with Peers

Chapter 8       Cognitive Development and Learning

Chapter 9       Language Development and Learning

Chapter 10     Motor Development and Learning

Chapter 11     Responsive Programs: Quality, Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Chapter 12     Creating a Relationship-Based Curriculum

Chapter 13     Routines, Environments, and Opportunities: Day to Day the Relationship Way                      

Chapter 14     Respect, Reflect, and Relate: The 3R Approach to Guidance 

Chapter 15     Including Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities in Child Development and Education Programs

Chapter 16     The Infant-Toddler Professional

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-338893-X

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-338893-0

Format: Special Item

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