Beginnings and Beyond / Edition 5

Beginnings and Beyond / Edition 5

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by Ann Gordon, Kathryn Williams Browne, Kathryn Williams Browne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827384203

ISBN-13: 9780827384200

Pub. Date: 08/01/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Beginnings & Beyond, 5E is an outstanding introductory resource that focuses on the important concepts and critical foundations in early childhood education, including curriculum, developmentally appropriate practice, multicultural issues, and special needs. It comprehensively covers the entire range of early childhood education - from infancy through early primary…  See more details below

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Beginnings & Beyond, 5E is an outstanding introductory resource that focuses on the important concepts and critical foundations in early childhood education, including curriculum, developmentally appropriate practice, multicultural issues, and special needs. It comprehensively covers the entire range of early childhood education - from infancy through early primary years, emphasizing a multicultural approach to teaching and learning. Readers will get all the essential teaching information and skills they need!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827384200
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.36(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Sect. 1What is the Field of Early Childhood Education?
Guest Editorial: On Doing History
Ch. 1History of Early Childhood Education3
Teaching in a Froebelian kindergarten
Early Childhood Practitioners
The Roots of the Nursery School
Early Childhood Education in the Shipyards
Ch. 2Types of Programs36
Family Child Care
Montessori in the U.S.: Then and Now
Sect. 2Who Is The Young Child?74
Guest editorial : One World of Children
Ch. 3Defining the Young Child77
Teaching Special Children: The Teacher as Interdisciplinarian and Actualizer
Culturally Appropriate Pedagogy and the African American Child
Ch. 4Developmental and Learning Theories110
Criticisms of Piaget's Theory
Sect. 3Who Are The Teachers of the Young Child?146
Guest editorial : Who Are the Teachers?
Ch. 5The Teacher's Role149
Take That, Michael Jordan
Ch. 6Observation: Learning to Read the Child178
Ch. 7Understanding and Guiding Behavior206
Ch. 8Parents and Teachers: Partners in Education234
Reflections of a Parent
Sect. 4What Is the Setting?258
Guest editorial : Children's Play and Play Environments
Ch. 9Creating Environments263
Ch. 10Evaluating for Effectiveness305
Evaluating for Effectiveness by
Sect. 5What Is Being Taught?344
Guest editorial : The "Miseducation" of Young Children
Ch. 11Play: The Curriculum of the Child349
Ch. 12Planning for the Body: Physical/Motor Development378
Promoting Outdoor Play: The Obstacle Course
Ch. 13Planning for the Mind: Cognitive and Language Development401
Ch. 14Planning for the Heart and Soul: Emotional, Social, and Creative Growth456
Sect. 6How Do We Teach for Tomorrow?502
Guest editorial : Young Children and School Readiness
Ch. 15issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education505
App. A Timeline for Early Childliood Education549
App. B Guidelines for Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum553
App. C NAEYC Statement of Commitment554
App. D Katz' Teachers' Developmental Stages554
App. E Literacy Development and Pre-First Grade555
App. F NAEYC Position Statement on School Readiness557

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