Working with Young Children from Culturally Diverse Backgrounds / Edition 1

Working with Young Children from Culturally Diverse Backgrounds / Edition 1

by M. Diane Klein, Deborah Chen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0766824063

ISBN-13: 9780766824065

Pub. Date: 11/07/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This exciting text offers an overview of the ways in which cultural differences influence young children's behavior, communication, and learning styles. It is a practical guide for early childhood professionals working in such settings as group child care, preschools, and Head Start programs. The text considers the major developmental domains of language and

Overview


This exciting text offers an overview of the ways in which cultural differences influence young children's behavior, communication, and learning styles. It is a practical guide for early childhood professionals working in such settings as group child care, preschools, and Head Start programs. The text considers the major developmental domains of language and communication, social skills and school readiness and emergent literacy. In addition, it provides examples of curriculum and instructional adaptations that can be used to accommodate children from diverse backgrounds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766824065
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/07/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Cultural Diversity in our Contemporary Society. Chapter 2: Creating Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Environments. Chapter 3: Understanding Cultural Differences in Family Childrearing Practices. Chapter 4: Cultural Influences on Communication Skills and Styles. Chapter 5: Cultural Influences on Young Children's Social Skills and Behaviors. Chapter 6: School Readiness and Emergent Literacy. Chapter 7: Professional Development and Cultural Competence.

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