Unsmiling Faces, Second Edition / Edition 2

Unsmiling Faces, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Lesley Koplow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080774803X

ISBN-13: 9780807748039

Pub. Date: 07/05/2007

Publisher: Teachers College Press

The first edition of this indispensable book set the standard for high-quality intervention and prevention programs in early childhood practice. Since its publication, many new forces have impacted the landscape of early childhood education, presenting both great opportunities and great risks for today's emotionally fragile young children. Once again making complex

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The first edition of this indispensable book set the standard for high-quality intervention and prevention programs in early childhood practice. Since its publication, many new forces have impacted the landscape of early childhood education, presenting both great opportunities and great risks for today's emotionally fragile young children. Once again making complex psychological concepts available to classroom teachers, this thorough revision: (1) incorporates important understandings gained since the tragic events of 9/11; (2) addresses many of the challenging issues that confront educators in the current high-pressure climate focused on academic performance; (3) includes recent scientific research that supports the concepts underlying high-quality intervention and prevention in early childhood practice-concepts that were the basis for the first edition of this book; and (4) provides an essential framework to help teachers understand the emotional lives of the young children they serve.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807748039
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
07/05/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
506,282
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword   Vivian Gussin Paley     vii
Preface: The Changing Landscape of Early Childhood Education     ix
Preface to First Edition     xi
Introduction: Knowing What We Know Now     xiii
Making Room for Emotional Life in Preschool
Developmental Reality and the Reality of Experience   Lesley Koplow     3
"If You're Sad and You Know It": The Value of Children's Affects   Lesley Koplow     17
A Look in the Mirror: Self-Concept in Preschool Children   Judith Ferber     29
Structure and Relationships in Preschool
Therapeutic Teacher, Therapeutic Classroom   Judith Ferber     47
Play Therapy as Early Intervention   Lesley Koplow     65
Therapeutic Technique: The Tools of Preschools That Heal   Lesley Koplow     19
The Meaning of Curriculum
Playing for Keeps: The Value of Open-Ended Play   Lesley Koplow     97
Affect Meets Cognition: Building a Curricular Bridge   Lesley Koplow   Virginia Hut   Judith Ferber     114
Lesson Plans for Emotional Life   Virginia Hut   Beverley Dennis   Lesley Koplow   Judith Ferber     132
Understanding Special Populations
The Traumatized Child in Preschool   Lesley Koplow   Judith Ferber     175
Helping Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders   Lesley Koplow   Suzanne Abrams   Judith Ferber   Beverley Dennis     194
Why Homeless Children Can't Sit Still   Lesley Koplow     215
Preschool as Home Base
Caring for Families and Staff   Lesley Koplow     229
About the Editor and the Contributors     251
Index     253

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