A Developmental Approach to Educating Young Children
  • A Developmental Approach to Educating Young Children
  • A Developmental Approach to Educating Young Children

A Developmental Approach to Educating Young Children

by Denise H. Daniels
     
 

Launch young learners on positive pathways through school!

The first in the Classroom Insights From Educational Psychology series, this book gives PreK–3 teachers valuable insight into how current research and theory from educational psychology can be applied to create a child-centered learning

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Overview

Launch young learners on positive pathways through school!

The first in the Classroom Insights From Educational Psychology series, this book gives PreK–3 teachers valuable insight into how current research and theory from educational psychology can be applied to create a child-centered learning environment. Through vignettes, practice exercises, games, and reflection questions, readers gain a deeper understanding of:

  • How children develop from the early years to middle childhood
  • The importance of fostering positive teacher-child, child-child, and caregiver-child relationships
  • Developmentally appropriate classroom practices that foster learning
  • Children’s experiences with technology and outdoor environments

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412981149
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/16/2010
Series:
Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology Series
Pages:
197
Sales rank:
1,416,354
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Preface to the Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology Series
Introduction
1. Developmental Perspectives and Educational Practice: Viewing Children and Teachers in the Big Picture
2. Early School Adjustment: Fostering Adjustment and Self-Regulation
3. The Primacy of Relationships in the Early School Years: Fostering Relationships
4. Developmentally Appropriate Classroom Practices: Fostering Learning in the Classroom
5. Learning in Digital and Natural Environments: Connecting Learning Out of the Classroom
Conclusion: Guiding Children on Positive Developmental Pathways Through School
Resources
Resource A. Tools for Reflection and Improvement
Resource B. Professional Organizations and Model Programs
Resource C. Recommended Reading
Resource D. Glossary
References
Index

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