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Introduction to Early Childhood Education: Equity and Inclusion

By Johnna C. Darragh

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 9, 2009


Unlike most other texts for Introduction to Early Childhood Education on the market, this one gives foundational coverage of the field, while also incorporating coverage of diverse learners and the importance of access to education and services throughout.  The author focuses on the complementary needs of families, children, and professionals in nearly every chapter. The book is structured to support needed professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions to ensure equity and accountability for success while also supporting children’s knowledge, skills, and dispositions across the curriculum.

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1                    Introduction to Early Childhood Education

2                    History of the Field

3                    Issues and Services in the Field

4                    Understanding Development

5                    Understanding Child Diversity

6                    Understanding Family Diversity

7                    Understanding Professional Pathways

8                    Educational Philosophies and Curricular Approaches

9                    Assessment

10                Supporting Social/Emotional through Guidance

11                The Learning Environment

12                Effective Teaching Practices

13                Program Planning and Evaluation

14                Moving Forward: Professional Responsibilities Shaping the Field and the Future

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    Rachel Ozretich, Linda Burt, Susan M. Doescher, Martha Foster

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    Stephanie Feeney

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