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By Joanne Sorte, Inge Daeschel, Carolina Amador

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Published Date: Feb 11, 2010

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Nutrition, Health, and Safety for Young Children: Promoting Wellness
By Joanne Sorte, Inge Daeschel, Carolina Amador

Description

This book provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the nutrition, health, and safety needs of young children from birth through 8 years of age. The book is designed to give future teachers practical, applied, easy-to-understand information that will prepare them to serve young children in the family child care, childcare center, preschool and early primary school setting. Students will find the case scenarios woven throughout the chapters engaging and an effective means to transfer the learning of concepts to real life settings. This transfer of learning is reinforced by web video clips available at the MyEducationlab website that bring what students read and learn to life.

    The text demonstrates how a strong curriculum at any age or stage of early childhood, birth through age 8, allows teachers to teach and model healthy practices with regard to nutrition, health, and safety. The authors’ accessible and engaging writing style bring the reader into the classroom by weaving in classroom scenarios.  In addition, chapter features entitled “Nutrition Notes,” “Safety Segments,” “Policy Points,” and “Health Hints” provide students with information on current topics of interest and controversy while “What ifs.. “ feature boxes promote critical thinking skills to make decisions about topics they might encounter in the early childhood setting.

           

 Presents integrated curriculum for teaching nutrition, health and wellness; promotescurrent evidence-based practices; aligns with National Health Education standards; accessible writing style brings readers into the classroom; promotes culturally responsive teaching.

 

KEY TOPICS: Addresses the obesity epidemic, promoting sustainability, health curriculum, accommodating the nutrition, health and safety needs of all children; building relationships with families

 

MARKET:     Two-year health, safety, and nutrition courses.

Table of Contents

Part 1:  Promoting Wellness

 

Chapter 1:       The Interconnection of Nutrition, Health, and Safety

 

Chapter 2:       Teaching Wellness Concepts to Young Children

 

 

Part 2:  Promoting Good Nutrition

 

Chapter 3:       The Foundations of Optimal Nutrition

 

Chapter 4:       Understanding the Science of Nutrition

 

Chapter 5:       Feeding Infants

 

Chapter 6:       Feeding Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School-Age Children

 

Chapter 7:       Menu Planning

 

Chapter 8:       Food Safety

 

 

Part 3:  Promoting Healthful Practices

 

Chapter 9:       Creating a Climate of Heath and Wellness

 

Chapter 10:     Health Screening and Assessment     

 

Chapter 11:     Managing Infectious Disease             

 

Chapter 12:     Teaching Children with Special Health Care Needs

 

Chapter 13:     Children’s Mental Health

 

 

Part 4:            Promoting Safety

 

Chapter 14:     Ensuring Physical and Emotional Safety

 

Chapter 15:     Creating Safe Environments

 

Chapter 16:     Promoting Safe Practices through Effective Classroom Management

 

Chapter 17:     Responding to Emergencies

 

Chapter 18:     Child Abuse and Neglect

 

Appendix         CACFP Meal Pattern Requirements for Infants and Children

 

References

 

Name Index

 

Subject Index

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-138120-2

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-138120-9

Format: ValuePack

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