Continuing Issues in Early Childhood Education / Edition 2

Continuing Issues in Early Childhood Education / Edition 2

by Carol Seefeldt, Alice Galper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135193648

ISBN-13: 9780135193648

Pub. Date: 09/19/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Fifteen contributions by leaders in the field combine to present a balanced nonpartisan examination of key concerns. The book includes new chapters on advocacy, quality in child care, transition from preschool to primary school, developmentally appropriate practice, defining standards, developmental differences, and diversity.

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Fifteen contributions by leaders in the field combine to present a balanced nonpartisan examination of key concerns. The book includes new chapters on advocacy, quality in child care, transition from preschool to primary school, developmentally appropriate practice, defining standards, developmental differences, and diversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135193648
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/19/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
8.06(w) x 9.71(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

1Who Is Responsible for Early Education?1
1The Role of Government in Early Care and Education: Who Decides?7
2Advocacy for Children29
3The Mutually Beneficial Relationship Between Employers and Early Childhood Education42
2When Should Early Education Begin?57
4Infant/Toddler Care and Education62
5Quality in Child Care: How Much Does It Matter?87
6Transitions in Early Childhood103
3Who Should Teach Young Children?121
7Preparing Teachers in Developmentally Appropriate Ways to Teach in Developmentally Appropriate Classrooms129
8A New Model: Parent Involvement in the 21st Century159
4What Is the Early Childhood Curriculum?171
9Defining Standards for Practice: The Continuing Debate176
10Play Issues in Early Childhood Education190
11Educating Young Children with Developmental Differences: Principles of Inclusive Practice213
12Diversity and Early Childhood Education: Making Room for Everyone238
5How Will Early Childhood Education Be Evaluated?269
13Evaluating Educational Programs: Strategies to Understand and Enhance Educational Effectiveness274
14Finding What Is of Value in Programs for Young Children and Their Families293
15Assessing Young Children314
Name Index339
Subject Index347

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