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The primary strength of BEGINNINGS AND BEYOND, 8TH EDITION, is its blend of simplicity and depth. In a clear and easy-to-understand style, the book's five sections lay out basic questions any student of early childhood education would want answered. At the same time, the chapters present key concepts, the latest research, and practical examples so that questions are thoroughly answered. Coverage of the current Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) are woven throughout the text and highlighted by new margin icons and DAP footnotes for easy reference. Diversity and development are also integrated throughout the text, enabling readers to understand that issues of age, gender, race/ethnicity, ability, and family are part of every aspect of teaching and learning. Every chapter has an article by an educator that highlights a relevant topic, showing students of early childhood education that there are many authoritative and experienced voices to learn from, both from the past and present. Finally, through its tone, numerous visuals, and carefully crafted pedagogy, the book is accessible to and respectful of readers with a range of abilities and learning styles.
Table of Contents
|What is the Field of Early Childhood Education?|
|History of Early Childhood Education|
|Types of Programs Chapter|
|Who is the Young Child?|
|Defining the Young Child|
|Developmental and Learning Theories|
|Who are the Teachers?|
|The Teacher's Role|
|Observation and Assessment|
|Understanding and Guiding Behavior|
|Parents and Teachers: Partners in Education|
|What is Being Taught?|
|Curriculum: Creating a Context for Learning and Play|
|Planning for Play: Curriculum Basics|
|Planning for the Mind: Cognitive Development|
|Planning for the Mind: Language Development|
|Planning for the Heart and Soul: Psychosocial Development?|
|How Do We Teach for Tomorrow?|
|Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education|
|NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct|
|NAEYC Position Statement|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|