Early Education

Early Education : Three, Four, and Five Year Olds Go to School

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For introductory courses in teaching Kindergarten and Preschool. The only text available that specifically addresses the kindergarten year and kindergarten readiness, it enables students to become highly skilled and effective teachers with three, four, and five year old children, their families, and the community. The goal of this comprehensive guide is to provide readers with the knowledge of how three, four, and five year olds behave and learn and to offer information about materials and activities that can be used in their professional careers, thus providing a solid foundation on which to develop teaching skills. Changes to the second edition include an expansion of coverage to include three-year olds, expansion of coverage of parent involvement and of diversity, and a new chapter on social studies.show more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 185.4 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 430.92g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131190806
  • 9780131190801
  • 1,710,723

Table of contents

PART ONE Early Education in Schools TodayChapter 1 Three, Four, and Five Year Olds in School: The Past is PresentChapter 2 Understanding Readiness in the Context of Theory and ResearchPART TWO Ready or NotChapter 3 Three, Four, and Five Year Olds Grow and DevelopChapter 4 Are Schools Ready for Three, Four, and Five Year Old Children?Chapter 5 Classrooms are ReadyChapter 6 Teachers are Ready to Guide Children's Social BehaviorPART THREE The Integrated CurriculumChapter 7 Planning an Integrated CurriculumChapter 8 Assessing Young ChildrenChapter 9 Art for Three, Four, and Five Year OldsChapter 10 Music and MovementChapter 11 Literacy Learning for Three, Four, and Five Year OldsChapter 12 Language Arts for Three, Four, and Five Year OldsChapter 13 Integrated Mathematics in Early Childhood EducationChapter 14 Children Study Their World: The Life, Physical, and Earth SciencesChapter 15 The Social StudiesIndexshow more

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