Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education

Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education

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For the introductory course in early childhood education. The thoroughly updated edition of this best-selling Introduction to Early Childhood text provides comprehensive coverage that delivers up-to-the minute information regarding early childhood education. The relevant and beneficial coverage has earned the respect of instructors. One of its outstanding features is its ability to deliver logically sequenced text in an extremely inviting format and writing style. The author includes the current research, statistics and practical applications students will need to achieve a well-grounded foundation in early childhood education.show more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 182.88 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 635.03g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130120952
  • 9780130120953

Table of contents

1. You and Early Childhood Education: What Does It Mean to Be a Professional? 2. Contemporary Issues Affecting Early Childhood Education. 3. The Past: Prologue to the Present. 4. Learning Theories: How Do Children Learn? 5. Early Childhood Programs. 6. Meeting the Child Care Needs of Parents and Families. 7. Developmentally Appropriate Practices. 8. Foundation Years for Learning. 9. Transitions and New Encounters. 10. Leaning All You Need to Know. 11. Preparation for Lifelong Success. 12. Providing Appropriate Education for All. 13. Cooperation and Collaboration. Appendix A: The National Association for the Education of Young Children Code of Ethical Conduct. Appendix B: CDA Competency Goals and Functional Areas.show more

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