Observation and Participation in Early Childhood Settings: A Practicum Guide, Birth Through Age Five / Edition 1by Jean B. Billman
Pub. Date: 12/19/1996
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Condensed from its popular 1996 parent title of the same name, this book was written to illustrate effective methods for observing young children's development (ages 0-5) and documenting observations. It is designed to guide readers' participation with children of different age groups in a variety of early childhood settings. The book encourages/u>/b>/i>… See more details below
Condensed from its popular 1996 parent title of the same name, this book was written to illustrate effective methods for observing young children's development (ages 0-5) and documenting observations. It is designed to guide readers' participation with children of different age groups in a variety of early childhood settings. The book encourages readers to interact with children as they learn more about development by carrying out the activities outlined in each chapter. This book models the educational approaches which professionals advocate for early childhood classrooms: Observational Learning, Active Learning, Guided Discovery, Choice, Mini-Lessons and Cooperative Learning are all incorporated into this book through concise overviews and numerous activities related to early childhood development and education. For professionals in the field of early childhood education.
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Table of Contents
|Ch. 1||The Role of Observation and Participation in Early Childhood Education||1|
|Ch. 2||Methods for Recording Observations of Young Children's Behavior||13|
|Ch. 3||Caring for Infants and Observing Them in Home and Group-Care Settings||41|
|Ch. 4||Exploring the World of Toddlers||63|
|Ch. 5||Interacting with Preschool Children in Group Settings||83|
|Ch. 6||Living and Learning with Kindergarten Children||113|
|Ch. 7||Working with Families of Young Children||145|
|App. A||A Time-Sampling Technique for Evaluating Infant/Toddler Programs||167|
|App. B||Playground Improvement Rating Scale||175|
|App. C||Ways to Increase Positive Social Interaction among Children||179|
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