Approaches to Early Childhood Education / Edition 4

Approaches to Early Childhood Education / Edition 4

by Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, James E. (Eds.) Johnson, James E. Johnson
     
 

From approaches steeped in the history of education, child development, and the psychological sciences, to contemporary approaches that address multiculturalism and inclusion, this comprehensive book, with its contributions by major experts in the field, more thoroughly examines more topics and models than does any other book on the market. Coverage is strengthened by… See more details below

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From approaches steeped in the history of education, child development, and the psychological sciences, to contemporary approaches that address multiculturalism and inclusion, this comprehensive book, with its contributions by major experts in the field, more thoroughly examines more topics and models than does any other book on the market. Coverage is strengthened by the broad-based expertise of the contributors and the exceptional reach of the programs chosen for discussion. Chapter topics cover programs for infants and toddlers, the Head Start program, a model preschool program for typical and special needs children, behavior analysis and principles in early childhood education, the project spectrum approach to early education, the Reggio Emilia approach, Montessori education today, and more. For early childhood educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131408111
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Historical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education1
Ch. 2Classes for Parents and Young Children: The Family Center Model33
Ch. 3The Eriksonian Approach47
Ch. 4Early Child Care71
Ch. 5Including Everyone: A Model Preschool Program for Typical and Special-Needs Children81
Ch. 6The Portage Project: An International Home Approach to Early Intervention of Young Children and Their Families97
Ch. 7Behavior Analysis and Principles in Early Childhood Education113
Ch. 8The Constructivist Perspective to Early Education137
Ch. 9The Ausubelian Preschool Classroom157
Ch. 10Educating the Young Thinker: A Distancing Model of Preschool Education179
Ch. 11The High/Scope Curriculum for Early Childhood Care and Education195
Ch. 12The Project Approach209
Ch. 13The Social Individual Model: Mixed-Age Socialization223
Ch. 14Montessori Education for Young Children243
Ch. 15The Bank Street Approach261
Ch. 16Early Childhood Multicultural/Anti-Bias Education in the 1990s: Toward the 21st Century275
Ch. 17Computer Technology and Early Childhood Education295
Ch. 18Evaluation in Early Childhood Education317
Ch. 19Public Policies as They Affect Programs for Young Children337
Ch. 20Epilogue: Major Issues and Challenges in Early Childhood Education for the 21st Century355

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