Rethinking Early Childhood Education
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Rethinking Early Childhood Education is alive with the conviction that teaching young children involves values and vision. This anthology collects inspiring stories about social justice teaching with young children. Included is outstanding writing from childcare teachers, early-grade public school teachers, scholars, and parents. Early childhood is when we develop our core dispositions--the habits of thinking that shape how we live. This book shows how educators can nurture empathy, ecological consciousness, curiosity, collaboration, and activism in young children. It invites readers to rethink early childhood education, reminding them that it is inseparable from social justice and ecological education. An outstanding resource for childcare providers, early-grade teachers, and teacher education and staff development programs. Winner of a 2009 Skipping Stones Honor Award.show more

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  • Paperback | 235 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 12.7mm | 589.67g
  • Rethinking Schools
  • Milwaukee, WI, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0942961412
  • 9780942961416
  • 154,566

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"This volume is a beacon of progressive early childhood teaching practices. I was constantly impressed with the intimate understanding of young children that shone through the teachers' descriptions of how they engage young children and their families in inclusive practices, critical thinking, and social activism to address biases and inequities." -- Patricia Ramsey "professor of psychology and eduaction, Mount Holyoke College, author of Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World: Multicultural Education for Young Children"show more

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