An Introduction to Learning and Teaching

An Introduction to Learning and Teaching : Infants Through Elementary Age Children

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This comprehensive book introduces educators to the exciting world of teaching children from birth through age 12. It guides the user to reflect on the reasons for choosing education as a career path and helps readers formalize their own personal philosophy of education. This text actively engages the reader through exercises, Internet quests, and building a portfolio. The book covers a broad range of topics, including theories, theorists, and historical influences on education and covers a wide variety of settings, including child care, preschool, Head Start, and public and private elementary schools. This is a valuable resource for anyone involved in the education of children from birth through age 12. ALSO AVAILABLE - INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENT: Instructor's Guide (ISBN# 0-7668-1540-4). Call Customer Support to Order.show more

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  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 208.28 x 256.54 x 27.94mm | 1,247.37g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766815390
  • 9780766815391

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Preface. Chapter 1: The Learning Teacher. Chapter2: Learning and Teaching in a System. Chapter 3: Learning and Teaching with Families - Home School Relationships. Chapter 4: The Learning Teacher and The Classroom Environment. Chapter 5: Learning and Teaching the Growing Child - Physical Development and Health. Chapter6: Learning and Teaching the Thinking Child. Chapter 7. Learning and Teaching About Language. Chapter 8: Learning and Teaching the Reading and Writing Child. Chapter 9: Learning and Teaching the Young Mathematician and Scientist. Chapter 10: Learning and Teaching the Creative Child. Creativity. Chapter 11: Learning and Teaching the Feeling Child - Emotional Development. Chapter12: Learning and Teaching the Responsible Child - Social and Moral Development. Chapter 13: Learning and Teaching as a Professional. Glossary. Index.show more

Table of contents

Preface. Chapter 1: The Learning Teacher. Chapter2: Learning and Teaching in a System. Chapter 3: Learning and Teaching with Families - Home School Relationships. Chapter 4: The Learning Teacher and The Classroom Environment. Chapter 5: Learning and Teaching the Growing Child - Physical Development and Health. Chapter6: Learning and Teaching the Thinking Child. Chapter 7. Learning and Teaching About Language. Chapter 8: Learning and Teaching the Reading and Writing Child. Chapter 9: Learning and Teaching the Young Mathematician and Scientist. Chapter 10: Learning and Teaching the Creative Child. Creativity. Chapter 11: Learning and Teaching the Feeling Child - Emotional Development. Chapter12: Learning and Teaching the Responsible Child - Social and Moral Development. Chapter 13: Learning and Teaching as a Professional. Glossary. Index.show more