Beginnings and Beyond : Foundations in Early Childhood Education

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1993-01-01
  • Publisher: Thomson Learning
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Table of Contents

What is the Field of Early Childhood Education?
Guest Editorial: On Doing History
History of Early Childhood Educationp. 3
Teaching in a Froebelian kindergarten
Early Childhood Practitioners
The Roots of the Nursery School
Early Childhood Education in the Shipyards
Types of Programsp. 36
Family Child Care
Montessori in the U.S.: Then and Now
Who Is The Young Child?p. 74
Guest editorial : One World of Children
Defining the Young Childp. 77
Teaching Special Children: The Teacher as Interdisciplinarian and Actualizer
Culturally Appropriate Pedagogy and the African American Child
Developmental and Learning Theoriesp. 110
Criticisms of Piaget's Theory
Who Are The Teachers of the Young Child?p. 146
Guest editorial : Who Are the Teachers?
The Teacher's Rolep. 149
Take That, Michael Jordan
Observation: Learning to Read the Childp. 178
Understanding and Guiding Behaviorp. 206
Parents and Teachers: Partners in Educationp. 234
Reflections of a Parent
What Is the Setting?p. 258
Guest editorial : Children's Play and Play Environments
Creating Environmentsp. 263
Evaluating for Effectivenessp. 305
Evaluating for Effectiveness by
What Is Being Taught?p. 344
Guest editorial : The "Miseducation" of Young Children
Play: The Curriculum of the Childp. 349
Planning for the Body: Physical/Motor Developmentp. 378
Promoting Outdoor Play: The Obstacle Course
Planning for the Mind: Cognitive and Language Developmentp. 401
Planning for the Heart and Soul: Emotional, Social, and Creative Growthp. 456
How Do We Teach for Tomorrow?p. 502
Guest editorial : Young Children and School Readiness
issues and Trends in Early Childhood Educationp. 505
App. A Timeline for Early Childliood Educationp. 549
App. B Guidelines for Developmentally Appropriate Curriculump. 553
App. C NAEYC Statement of Commitmentp. 554
App. D Katz' Teachers' Developmental Stagesp. 554
App. E Literacy Development and Pre-First Gradep. 555
App. F NAEYC Position Statement on School Readinessp. 557
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