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Teaching Young Children: An Introduction to the Early Childhood Profession

Teaching Young Children: An Introduction to the Early Childhood Profession


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Teaching Young Children: An Introduction to the Early Childhood Profession, 2E prepares early childhood educators to make a difference in the lives of children and families through early, high quality care and education programs that maintain a developmentally appropriate persepctive. By focusing on the dimensions of quality in early childhood programs and the principles that define developmentally appropriate practices, the text motivates early childhood professionals to rely on current knowledge of child growth, development, and learning when making decisions about their practices, to view families and communities as integral parts of early childhood programs, and to prepare environments especially suited to infants and young children.

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ISBN-13: 9780155032163
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/28/1998
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 431
Product dimensions: 7.68(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Early Childhood Principles.
Chapter 2: Roots of Contemporary Early Childhood Education.
Chapter 3: Basing Practices on Knowledge of Child Growth and Development
Chapter 4: Basing Quality Practices on Assessment
Chapter 5: Basing Quality Practices on Knowledge Shared with Families
Chapter 6: Preparing the Early Childhood Environment
Chapter 7: Creating Curriculum
Chapter 8: Guiding Young Children
Chapter 9: Creating Communities of Learners
Chapter 10: Opportunities and Challenges in the Early Childhood Profession

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