Who Am I in the Lives of Children? An Introducton to Early Childhood Education / Edition 9

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Overview

Who Am I in the Lives of Children is a warm and comprehensive introduction to early childhood education that is dedicated to helping you promote the development of the whole child—physical, social, emotional, and intellectual. Its practical orientation, personal voice, appealing photographs, and numerous stories and examples set it apart. Because of its emphasis on respecting and honoring the individual child and showing you how your values and ethics impact your work with children, it has become one of most well-respected books in the field.

You will be encouraged to begin with children as they are and focus on getting to know each individual’s strengths, interests, challenges, and circumstances. This will enable you to support each child in growing and learning in ways that are in harmony with who they are, rather than according to a predetermined plan.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132657044
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/20/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 64,078
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

The authors, Stephanie Feeney (University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Emerita), Eva Moravcik (Honolulu Community College), and Sherry Nolte (Honolulu Community College), have filled the roles of preschool teacher, social worker, kindergarten teacher, center director, education coordinator, parent and child center program director, consultant, parent educator, CDA trainer, Head Start regional training officer, author, and college professor. They have worked in parent cooperatives, child care centers, preschools, infant-toddler programs, Head Start programs, military child care programs, public schools, government agencies, and college settings. They have been board members of their local and national early childhood organizations and child advocates.

Since her retirement Stephanie Feeney has been co-editor of the 3rd edition of Continuing Issues in Early Childhood Education, and has written Professionalism in Early Childhood Education: Doing Our Best for Young Children. She continues to be involved in writing and teaching about professional ethics.

Eva Moravcik’s daily work with children, family, staff, and college students at Leeward Community College Children’s Center continues to provide her with grounding in the reality of life in a program for young children.

Sherry Nolte, who joined the team as contributor to the seventh edition and coauthor in the eighth edition, brings extensive experience working in programs for military families, low-income children, and infants and toddlers.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Teacher of Young Children

Chapter 2: The Field of Early Childhood Education

Chapter 3: History of Early Childhood Education

Chapter 4: Child Development

Chapter 5: Observation, Assessment and Documentation

Chapter 6: Relationships and Guidance

Chapter 7: Health, Safety and Well-being

Chapter 8: The Learning Environment

Chapter 9: Understanding and Supporting Play

Chapter 10: The Curriculum

Chapter 11: Curriculum Planning

Chapter 12: Including All Children

Chapter 13: Partnership with Families

Chapter 14: Becoming a Professional

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    Great book, but took a little longer to get here than it should have.

    Online it said that it was supposed to get here in 3 days in ended up being more like 7 days. However, when it did eventually arrive the book was in great condition, exactly how I order it, and I was ready to start my reading.

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