Continuing Issues in Early Childhood Education / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Prentice Hall
Fifteen contributions by leaders in the field combine to present a balanced nonpartisan examination of key concerns. The book includes new chapters on advocacy, quality in child care, transition from preschool to primary school, developmentally appropriate practice, defining standards, developmental differences, and diversity.
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Table of Contents
I. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR EARLY EDUCATION?
1. The Role of Government in Early Care and Education: Who Decides?
2. Advocacy for Children.
3. The Mutually Beneficial Relationship Between Employers and Early Childhood Education.
II. WHEN SHOULD EARLY EDUCATION BEGIN?
4. Infant/Toddler Care and Education.
5. Quality in Child Care: How Much Does It Matter?
6. Transitions in Early Childhood.
III. WHO SHOULD TEACH YOUNG CHILDREN?
7. Preparing Teachers in Developmentally Appropriate Ways to Teach in Developmentally Appropriate Classrooms.
8. A New Model: Parent Involvement in the 21st Century.
IV. WHAT IS THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM?
9. Defining Standards for Practice: The Continuing Debate.
10. Play Issues in Early Childhood Education.
11. Educating Young Children with Developmental Differences: Principles of Inclusive Practice.
12. Diversity and Early Childhood Education: Making Room for Everyone.
V. HOW WILL EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION BE EVALUATED?
13. Evaluating Educational Programs: Strategies to Understand and Enhance Educational Effectiveness.
14. Finding What Is of Value in Programs for Young Children and Their Families.
15. Assessing Young Children.