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Foundations and Change in Early Childhood Education, 1st Edition

March 2007, ©2008
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This text is designed to aid understanding in early childhood issues and best practices, and ways to advocate on behalf of young children. Covering historical evolution of early childhood education with a primary focus on issues and practices today. Five themes are central to the text and woven throughout the chapters. The first and most prominent theme is children. The other themes include: advocacy, diversity, social-political environments, and professional development.
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Evolution of Early Childhood Education

1. View of Childhood: Past and Present
2. History of Social, Political & Philosophical Trends
3. Governance of Early Education and Care: Past and Present

Part 2: Early Childhood

4. Role of Early Childhood Educators in Children's Lives
5. Infants and Toddlers
6. Preschool and Kindergarten
7. Primary Grades

Part 3: Guiding and Assessing Young Children

8. Guiding Children's Behavior in Early Childhood Settings
9. Assessing the Child in Early Childhood Settings
10. Children Who Are Linguistically Diverse

Part 4: Supporting and Advocating for Young Children in the 21st Century

11. Children with Special Needs
12. The Impact of Environments and Technology on Young Children
13. Children and Their Families
14. Issues and Advocacy in Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century
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For Further Reading and Professional Development Resources - provide resources for learning more about a particular topic

Self-Assessment - designed to help you assess students' learning from the chapter

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Foundations and Change in Early Childhood Education
ISBN : 978-0-471-47247-6
336 pages
March 2007, ©2008
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