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Beginnings and Beyond, Foundations in Early Childhood Education, 7e, is the most comprehensive foundations book on the market. With the blend of a simple approach to learning, and the depth required to practically apply the material, this book will appeal to all levels of students, and teachers. Diversity and development are woven throughout the material and are highlighted by chapter icons within the margin for easy reference. This feature helps the reader to understand that issues of age, gender, race/ethnicity, ability, and family are part of every aspect of teaching and learning. This comprehensive, yet easy to understand approach makes this an excellent book for a foundations course, curriculum course, or reference for teachers at all levels.
Table of Contents
|History of Early Childhood Education|
|Types of Programs|
|Defining the Young Child|
|Developmental and Learning Theories|
|The Teachers Role|
|Observation and Assessment|
|Understanding and Guiding Behavior|
|Parents and Teachers: Partners in Education|
|Evaluating for Effectiveness|
|Planning for Play: Curriculum Basics|
|Planning for the Mind: Cognitive Development|
|Planning for the Mind: Language Development|
|Planning for the Heart and Soul: Emotional, Social, Creative, and Spiritual Growth|
|Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education|
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