9780135137468

Teaching Young Children : An Introduction

  • ISBN 13:

    9780135137468

  • ISBN 10:

    0135137462

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/19/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This engagingly interactive and easy-to-read book outlines how to deliver quality early education and care through its focus on curriculum. Full-color throughout, this edition's features include more concrete applications in the bookand on the website.The author weaves five essential elements of effective early childhood education throughout the book: understanding development, play, guidance, working with families, and diversity. The book provides a rigorous overview of the planning, preparation, and delivery of a curriculum for young children, one that's built around six specific curriculum areas, each explored in its own chapter. The author stresses the importance of play and the need to nurture each child's natural affinity for learning through experimentation and exploration. Separate chapters on the importance of the outdoor environment and the effect of technology on early childhood education help to complete this well-rounded presentation.For pre-service and in-service teachers at the pre-school and elementary grade levels.

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