Skills for Preschool Teachers

Skills for Preschool Teachers

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For Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods courses. Built around the 13 functional areas of the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, the new edition of this classic text is again packed with the information future teachers need, whether they will teach in a preschool, child care center, Head Start program, or pre-Kindergarten setting. This unique organization makes Skills for Preschool Teachers equally valuable to anyone - practicing teacher, administrator, volunteer - who is seeking CDA certification. All of the basic classroom skills are covered, bolstered by a theoretical background and accompanied by practical ideas for applying text concepts with young children and families.show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 190.5 x 235 x 19.1mm | 616.9g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0130486094
  • 9780130486097

About Janice J. Beaty

Janice J. Beaty, professor emerita, Elmira College, Elmira, New York, is a full-time writer of early childhood college textbooks and a consultant and trainer in early childhood education from her new home in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Some of her textbooks include: Observing Development of the Young Child (5th Ed.), Prosocial Guidance for the Preschool Child, and, most recent, Early Literacy in Preschool and Kindergarten with Dr. Linda Pratt. Dr. Beaty is also involved in an early literacy mentoring program with Foster Grandparents in schools and Head Start centers in central Missouri.show more

Table of contents

1. Maintaining a Safe Classroom. 2. Maintaining a Healthy Classroom. 3. Establishing a Learning Environment. 4. Advancing Physical Skills. 5. Advancing Cognitive Skills. 6. Advancing Communication Skills. 7. Advancing Creative Skills. 8. Building a Positive Self-Concept. 9. Promoting Social Skills. 10. Providing Guidance. 11. Promoting Family Involvement. 12. Providing Program Management. 13. Promoting Professionalism. Appendix: Becoming a CDA: Child Development Associate. Index.show more

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