An accessible introduction to early childhood education, with a focus on the various content areas
This book presents both the challenges and joys of working with young children, providing a comprehensive, balanced overview of early childhood education. It is designed to be reader-friendly and uses a clear, informative, and personal writing style. Throughout the text, the reader encounters concise, research-based overviews of important topics. Vignettes of children and early childhood professionals, as well as questions presented throughout the chapters, encourage readers to understand young children, reflect on teaching and learning, and discuss with others the topics presented.
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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Teaching Young Children: An Introduction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
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$64.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-273348-9