Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Teaching Children in a Diverse Society / Edition 6

Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Teaching Children in a Diverse Society / Edition 6

by Janet Gonzalez-Mena
     
 

Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Teaching Children in a Diverse Society is designed to help increase the quality in early care and education programs through training teachers. It features skill building with a solid theoretical base, and provides students with an overview of early childhood programs through the use of examples, anecdotes, and

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Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Teaching Children in a Diverse Society is designed to help increase the quality in early care and education programs through training teachers. It features skill building with a solid theoretical base, and provides students with an overview of early childhood programs through the use of examples, anecdotes, and scenarios. Readers will come away with an understanding of what makes a quality early childhood education program, where children gain the foundations they need for school success and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078024481
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/22/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
215,082
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I. Foundations of the Teaching-Learning Process: The Early Childhood Educator

1. Early Childhood Education as a Profession

2. First Things First: Health and Safety through Observation and Supervision

3. Communicating with Young Children

4. Facilitating Young Children's Work and Play

5. Guiding Young Children's Behavior

6. The Teacher as Model

7. Modeling Adult Relationships in Early Childhood Settings
Part II. Foundations of Curriculum: Planning for Learning

8. Setting Up the Physical Environment

9. Creating a Social-Emotional Environment

10. Routines

11. Developmental Tasks as the Curriculum: How to Support Children at Each Stage

12. Observing, Recording, and Assessing
Part III. Foundations for Formal Education: Planning for Learning

13. Language and Emergent Literacy

14. Providing Developmentally Appropriate Experiences in Math and Science

15. Integrating Art, Music, and Social Studies into a Holistic Curriculum
Glossary
References
Credits
Index

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