9780135010525

Early Childhood Education Today

  • ISBN 13:

    9780135010525

  • ISBN 10:

    0135010527

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This comprehensive, best-selling text on Introduction to Early Childhood Education focuses on the early care and education of young children from birth to age eight.#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; Written at a time of change in education, the author writes about the challenges facing early child educators today.#xA0; More than ever before, teachers are being held accountable for children#x19;s progress.#xA0; Every teacher must interact with each child in developmentally and culturally appropriate ways, while also meeting the state and school district standards.#xA0; The need for teachers to be competent in all areas of professional practice has never been greater.#xA0; Known for its Voices of Professionalsfeatures, its coverage of professionalism is woven throughout the book and continues to be exceptionally strong.#xA0; #xA0; Seven core themes are integrated throughout the text and provide a framework for understanding and implementing these practical and applied strategies to become an effective teacher.#xA0; The seven themes are: #xA0; #xB7;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; Professionalism in Practice #xB7;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; Theory into Practice #xB7;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; Diversity #xB7;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; Family-Centered, Community-Based Practice #xB7;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; Timeliness #xB7;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; Developmentally Appropriate Practice #xB7;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; Technology Applied to Teaching and Learning #xA0; The new edition also continues its strong coverage of development in the age-specific chapters (chapters 9-12,) as well as the strongest coverage of special needs on the market.

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