9780073525877

Foundations of Early Childhood Education : Teaching Children in a Diverse Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073525877

  • ISBN10:

    0073525871

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/9/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION provides a practical introduction to caring for and educating children from birth to age 8. The text presents an overview of important theory grounded in the key skills new educators need to succeed - from respect for the diversities of children and families to achieving the most current NAEYC standards.

Table of Contents

Preface
Foundations Of The Teaching-Learning Process: The Role Of The Early Childhood Educator
Early Childhood Education as a Profession
First Things First: Providing for the Child’s Physical Health and Safety
Providing for the Child’s Emotional Growth and Well-Being through Communication
Facilitating Young Children’s Work and Play
Guiding Young Children’s Behavior
The Teacher as Model
Modeling Adult Relationships in Early Childhood Settings
Foundations Of Curriculum: Planning For Learning
Setting Up the Physical Environment
Creating a Social-Emotional Environment
Routines
Developmental Tasks as the Curriculum: What Children Need at What Stage
Observing, Recording, and Assessing
Foundations For Formal Education: Planning For Learning
Language and Emergent Literacy
Providing Developmentally Appropriate Experiences in Math and Science
Integrating Art, Music, and Social Studies into a Holistic Curriculum
Glossary
References Credits
Index Each chapter ends with: Summary Test Yourself Terms to Know For Further Reading A Story to End With A Look
Forward
Endnotes
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