Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Curriculum and Development in Early Education / Edition 5

Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Curriculum and Development in Early Education / Edition 5

by Carol Gestwicki
     
 

Written for educators, administrators, child caregivers, and parents, Developmentally Appropriate Practice provides the help essential for nurturing the development of children from birth to age eight. Practical examples show how to implement developmentally appropriate practices for real-life situations. From theory to practice, featuring: specific references from… See more details below

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Written for educators, administrators, child caregivers, and parents, Developmentally Appropriate Practice provides the help essential for nurturing the development of children from birth to age eight. Practical examples show how to implement developmentally appropriate practices for real-life situations. From theory to practice, featuring: specific references from NAEYC's revised position on developmentally appropriate practice; a new chapter on defining play as the basis for developmentally appropriate practice; a new chapter on exploring the difference between teacher-directed methods of planning curriculum and the more appropriate curriculum that emerges; an emphasis on real-life situations that supports practical applications; dialogues and examples that encourage easy reading and enhance interest; and consideration of the whole child.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133602774
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
242,264
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Sect. 1Defining Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Ch. 1What It Is3
Ch. 2What It Is Not19
Sect. 2Developmentally Appropriate Physical Environments
Ch. 3For Infants39
Ch. 4For Toddlers57
Ch. 5For Preschoolers75
Ch. 6For Primary-Aged99
Sect. 3Developmentally Appropriate Social/Emotional Environments
Ch. 7For Infants125
Ch. 8For Toddlers139
Ch. 9For Preschoolers161
Ch. 10For Primary-Aged189
Sect. 4Developmentally Appropriate Cognitive/Language Environments
Ch. 11For Infants213
Ch. 12For Toddlers231
Ch. 13For Preschoolers253
Ch. 14For Primary-Aged281
Sect. 5Steps Toward More Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Ch. 15Helping Teachers Change to More Appropriate Practice311
Ch. 16Helping Parents and Communities Understand Developmentally Appropriate Practice323
Ch. 17A Look at Developmentally Appropriate Programs339
Index357

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