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Teaching Young Children: An Introduction, 5th Edition

By Michael L. Henniger

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 9, 2012

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Offering a curriculum focus, this is one of the most accessible introductory early childhood texts.  It’s an engaging introduction to practical developmentally appropriate practice.

 

Teaching Young Children is organized around five essential elements of early education—understanding child development, play, guidance, working with families and communities, and diversity. These elements are clearly identified and explored in the prose, through boxed features in every chapter, and in one chapter devoted to each essential element. The book also presents many concrete applications strategies so that you’ll know exactly what to do, including what traits and behaviors to observe and factors to consider and reflect upon in order to insure that you have a firm grasp on each child’s interest and abilities—essential to planning learning activities.

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:   Overview of the Profession

Chapter 2:   Historical Contexts

Chapter 3:   Early Childhood Program Models

Chapter 4:   Understanding How a Child Develops and Learns

Chapter 5:   Play in Childhood

Chapter 6:   Guiding Young Children

Chapter 7:   Working with Families and Communities

Chapter 8:   Diversity and Young Children

Chapter 9:   Planning the Physical Environment: Indoors

Chapter 10:  Planning the Physical Environment: Outdoors

Chapter 11:  Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum

Chapter 12:  Health and Wellness

Chapter 13:  Supporting Emotional and Social Development

Chapter 14:  Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies Learning

Chapter 15:  Language and Literacy Learning

Chapter 16:  The Creative Arts

Chapter 17:  Technology and Young Children

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ISBN-10: 0-13-265710-4

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-265710-5

Format: Book

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