Guiding Young Children

Guiding Young Children

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For courses in Guidance/Management of Young Children. The seventh edition of this popular text supports the authors' belief that guidance is more than getting children to do what you want them to do now; it is helping them to become everything they can become for all of their tomorrows. The approach focuses on the need to consider a child's developmental level as well as family and cultural context when planning environments and activities for young children. Unlike others in the field, it offers concrete suggestions on how to guide children while they are involved in specific activities such as playing, eating, napping, etc. Simple, straightforward explanations and a clear organization make this text accessible and appealing, to prospective more

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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 180.34 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 635.03g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 013113065X
  • 9780131130654

Table of contents

I. PRINCIPLES OF GUIDANCE. 1. Guiding Young Children--a Preview. 2. Knowing Children as a Basis for Guidance. 3. Values as a Basis for Guidance. 4. Collaborating with Families of Young Children. 5. A Strengths-Based Approach to Guidance. II. STRATEGIES FOR GUIDANCE. 6. Guiding Young Children Indirectly Toward Self-Direction. 7. Guiding Young Children Directly Toward Self-Direction. III. APPLICATIONS. 8. Guiding Young Children in Personal Care Routines. 9. Guiding Young Children's Outdoor Play. 10. Guiding Children's Art Activities. 11. Guiding Children's Math and Science Experiences. 12. Guiding Children's Language Arts Experiences. 13. Understanding and Coping with Challenging Behavior. IV. PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES. 14. Evaluation and Professionalism. 15. Developing Human Resources. References. Name Index. Subject more

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