Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Curriculum and Development in Early Education / Edition 2

Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Curriculum and Development in Early Education / Edition 2

by Carol Gestwicki
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766800318

ISBN-13: 9780766800311

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This new edition offers practical guidance for implementing developmentally appropriate practices for children from birth through age eight. It includes clear discussions and examples of what is best practice to nurture development of the whole child. Current issues such as readiness, whole language, multi-age grouping, and cultural diversity are addressed with an

Overview

This new edition offers practical guidance for implementing developmentally appropriate practices for children from birth through age eight. It includes clear discussions and examples of what is best practice to nurture development of the whole child. Current issues such as readiness, whole language, multi-age grouping, and cultural diversity are addressed with an emphasis on child-centered curriculum. The application of theory to real situations, dialogues and interactions give direction to educators, caregivers, administrators and parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766800311
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 11.06(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Chapter 1:Defining Developmentally Appropriate Practice: What It Is. Chapter 2: Defining Developmentally Appropriate Practice: What It Is Not. Chapter 3: Play in Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Chapter 4: Planning for Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum. Chapter 5: Developmentally Appropriate Social/Emotional Environments: For Infants. Chapter 6: Developmentally Appropriate Social/Emotional Environments: For Toddlers. Chapter 7: Developmentally Appropriate Social/Emotional Environments: For Preschoolers. Chapter 8: Developmentally Appropriate Social/Emotional Environments: For Primary Aged. Chapter 9: Developmentally Appropriate Cognitive/Language Environments: For Infants. Chapter 10: Developmentally Appropriate Cognitive/Language Environments: For Toddlers. Chapter 11: Developmentally Appropriate Cognitive/Language Environments: For Preschoolers. Chapter 12: Developmentally Appropriate Cognitive/Language Environments: For Primary Aged. Chapter 13: Steps Towards More Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Helping Teachers Change To More Appropriate Practice. Chapter 14: Helping Parents and Communities Understand Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Chapter 15: A Look at Developmentally Appropriate Programs.

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