The History of Early Childhood Education

The 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.show more

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  • Hardback | 688 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.68g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Garland Publishing Inc
  • CT, United States
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0815317948
  • 9780815317944

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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: Conclusionsshow more

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