Caring for School-Age Children / Edition 5

Caring for School-Age Children / Edition 5

by Phyllis M. Click, Jennifer Parker
     
 

ISBN-10: 1428318194

ISBN-13: 9781428318199

Pub. Date: 02/26/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

For those wanting to develop or enhance their skills as a child care provider, Caring for School-Age Children is an ideal choice. The book introduces the reader to the people in child care; the children; the families; and then shows how caregivers can help children in various competencies throughout different stages of childhood. Suggestions for designing…  See more details below

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For those wanting to develop or enhance their skills as a child care provider, Caring for School-Age Children is an ideal choice. The book introduces the reader to the people in child care; the children; the families; and then shows how caregivers can help children in various competencies throughout different stages of childhood. Suggestions for designing day-to-day activities, program planning, creating environments that contribute to each child's success, as well as how to implement them, are meaningfully presented. This edition gives insights on handling behavioral and social issues, and how to use community resources and national programs to reinforce center or school based goals for improving quality through accreditation, credentialing, and evaluation. Also new to this two-colored edition are caregiver profiles, helpful web site case studies, and expanded

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428318199
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/26/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
8.05(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter1: Caregivers: Who Are They? Caregiver Profile. Chapter2: The Children. Chapter3: Families: Where Children Are Nurtured. Chapter4: Development In Middle Childhood: Physical. Chapter5: Development In Middle Childhood: Cognitive. Chapter6: Development In Middle Childhood: Psychosocial. Chapter7: Helping Children Develop Social Competence. Chapter8: Program Planning. Caregiver Profile. Chapter9: Creating an Environment. Chapter10: Games and Other Fun Things to Do. Chapter11: Imagination and the Arts. Caregiver Profile. Chapter12: Science and Math. Caregiver Profile. Chapter13: Planning for the Future. Chapter14: Getting Fit Staying Fit. Chapter15: Using Community Resources. Chapter16: Quality and Standards. Appendix A All About Me. Appendix B Internet Links for Child Care Information. Glossary. Index.

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