Understanding Ethics in Early Care and Education

Understanding Ethics in Early Care and Education

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A supplement for Early Childhood courses in Education, Child Development, and Child/Family Studies departments. This text interprets for pre-service and in-service teachers alike the Code of Ethics of the NAEYC. Coverage encourages readers to examine the beliefs that will guide their own ethics and, in so doing, expand their knowledge, skills, and attitudes regarding ethical practice. The authors make excellent use of adult learning principles that engage readers in reflective practices to create an accessible, engaging, and highly interactive text.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 147.3 x 223.5 x 10.2mm | 136.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Merrill
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 0131120557
  • 9780131120556

Table of contents

PART I: DEVELOPING AN AWARENESS OF THE NAEYC CODE. 1. Reviewing the Historical Development of the NAEYC Code. 2. "Walking Through" the Conceptual Framework and Content of the NAEYC Code. 3. Celebrating Our Understanding. 4. Resources and References. 5. NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. PART II: MOVING FROM AN AWARENESS LEVEL TO A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF THE NAEYC CODE. 6. Exploring the Concepts of Personal Self and Professional Self. 7. Examining and Practicing the Tools of Dialogue and Reflection. 8. Celebrating Our Understanding. 9. Resources and References. PART III: EXPANDING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE USE OF THE NAEYC CODE. 10. Exploring a Five-Stage Review Process for Resolving Ethical Dilemmas. 11. Using Scenarios to Practice the Review Process for Resolving Ethical Dilemmas. 12. Celebrating Our Understanding. 13. Resources and References. PART IV: EXTENDING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF ETHICS IN EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION. 14. Issues in Ethics in Early Care and Education. 15. Thinking in Different Ways About Ethics in Early Care and Education. 16. Celebrating Our Understanding. 17. Resources and References.show more