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Beginnings and Beyond : Foundations in Early Childhood Education

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Edition:
8th
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9780495808176

ISBN10:
0495808172
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/27/2010
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

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
Creating Environment?
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
Glossary
Index
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