Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

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Introduction to Early Childhood Education, 4E offers readers an updated, research-based understanding of early brain development, emergent curriculum with the Reggio Emilia approach, and early childhood programming in developmentally appropriate practice in addition to evaluating the essentials of early childhood education. Sound theoretical rationales for early childhood education are clearly presented and exemplified by actual experiences of teachers who work with children and provide a realistic framework for students to build upon. Key terms highlighted in the text are defined in the margin for easy reference. Web site links that contain relevant information to chapter topics are also included.
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  • Hardback | 560 pages
  • 205.74 x 254 x 25.4mm | 1,247.37g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0766834506
  • 9780766834507

Table of contents

Chapter 1: The Scope of and Need for Early Childhood Education. Chapter 2: The Children. Chapter 3: The Families. Chapter 4: The Teachers/Caregivers. Chapter 5: Rationale Supporting Early Childhood Education. Chapter 6: Goals, Objectives, and Evaluation. Chapter 7: The Physical Environment. Chapter 8: Scheduling and Curriculum Planning. Chapter 9: Creative Development Through the Curriculum. Chapter 10: Physical Development Through the Curriculum. Chapter 11: Cognitive Development Through the Curriculum. Chapter 12: Language Development Through the Curriculum. Chapter 13: Social Development Through the Curriculum. Chapter 14: Guiding Routines and Group Activities. Chapter 15: Guiding Social Behavior. Chapter 16: Helping Children Cope with Stress.
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