Safety, Nutrition, & Health in Early Education

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-10
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Safety, Nutrition, and Health in Early Education, 3E covers the four major subject areas of safety, nutrition, health, and special topics. New to this edition is expanded coverage of children with disabilities and other special needs; updated information on nutrition, including the new MyPyramid Food Guidance System and practical information on creating linkages with children, families, staff, community, and community resources. Special features of the text include vignettes; checklists; case studies; Pause for Reflection, which offers students a time to pause and examine how they feel about specific topics; Reality Checks with Checkpoints, questions that allow readers to critically examine the information presented; and new tables, charts, photos, and graphics. In addition, special attention is given to bullying; disaster planning for human-generated disasters; how America eats; the impact of war and terrorism on children; Autism; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; and being at risk for preventable diseases. . This text combines basic information and theory, as well as practical applications, resources, and other early education skills needed for working with children, families, and staff.

Table of Contents

A Holistic Approach to Safety, Nutrition and Health in Quality Early Childhood Education Environments
Creating Safe Environments for Early Childhood Education
Indoor Safety
Outdoor Safety
Emergency Response Procedures for Early Childhood Education Environments
Promoting Good Nutrition in Early Childhood Education
Protecting Good Nutrition in Early Childhood Education
Providing Good Nutrition in Early Childhood Education Environments
Menu Planning and Food Safety in Early Childhood Education Environmetns
Promoting Good Health for Quality Early Childhood Education Environments
Tools for Promoting Good Health in Children
Prevention of Illness in Early Childhood Education Environments through Infection Control
Supportive Health Care in Early Childhood Education Environments
Child Maltreatment
Children with Disabilities or Other Special Needs
Creating Linkages
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