Who am I in the Lives of Children?

Who am I in the Lives of Children? : An Introduction to Teaching Young Children

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Designed for introductory courses in early childhood education and care at the two year and four year level. Provides a useful overview for graduate students and returning students who wish to increase or update their expertise. This comprehensive, readable introduction presents a developmental approach to the full range of early childhood education and care programs. Its clear, conceptual framework and integration of principles and practice assist students in understanding the many parts of the field and how they interconnect. The authors' straightforward, conversational writing style appeals to a wide-range of students. With its focus on the fundamental values and guiding principles of early childhood education, this text has become one of most well received books in the field.show more

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  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 198.1 x 243.8 x 25.4mm | 920.81g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0130277991
  • 9780130277992

Table of contents

PART I. FOUNDATIONS OR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE. 1. The Early Childhood Educator. 2. The Field of Early Childhood Education and Care. 3. The Historical Roots of Current Practice. PART II. UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN. 4. Understanding Development. 5. Observation, Assessment, and Documentation. 6. Children's Play. PART III. PLANNING FOR CARE AND EDUCATION. 7. A Caring Place. 8. A Learning Place. 9. Relationships with Children. 10. The Curriculum. 11. Planning Curriculum. PART IV. SPECIAL RELATIONSHIPS. 12. Working with Children with Special Needs. 13. Working with Families. PART V. CONCLUSION. 14. Becoming an Early Childhood Professional. Appendix A. Appendix B. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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