History of Early Childhood Education

History of Early Childhood Education

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History of Early Childhood Education presents a thorough and elegant description of the history of early childhood education in the United States. This book of original research is a concise compendium of historical literature, combining history with the prominent and influential theoretical background of the time. Covering historical threads that reach from ancient Greece and Rome to the early childhood education programs of today, this in-depth and well-written volume captures the deep tradition and the creative knowledge base of early care and education. History of Early Childhood Education is an essential resource for every early childhood education scholar, student, and educator.
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  • Hardback | 662 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.68g
  • CRC Press Inc
  • Bosa Roca, United States
  • English
  • 0815317948
  • 9780815317944

Table of contents

Introduction


Part I: The Beginnings of Early Childhood Education


Chapter 1: Antiquity


Chapter 2: European Roots


Chapter 3: The Industrial Revolution (1700-1850)


Chapter 4: Friedrich Wilhelm Froebel (1782-1852)


Chapter 5: Post Industrial Revolution (1870-1980)


Chapter 6: Montessori (1870-1952)





Part II: Early Childhood Education in the United States


Chapter 7: European Settlement


Chapter 8: American Educational Reformers


Chapter 9: The Kindergarten Movement


Chapter 10: The Nursery School Movement


Chapter 11: Day Nurseries to Day Car to Child Care to Quality 2000


Chapter 12: Federal Government Involvement (1900-1950)


Chapter 13: Federal Government Involvement in the 1960's and Beyond





Part III: Diverse Populations


Chapter 14: Native American


Chapter 15: Black Americans


Chapter 16: Asian Americans


Chapter 17: Hispanic Americans


Chapter 18: Biligualism


Chapter 19: Recent Influences from Overseas





Part IV: Professional Organizations and Conclusions


Chapter 20: Professional Orgainizations and Their Programs


Chapter 21: Conclusions
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