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Early Childhood Education: Find Books
This subject guide will direct students enrolled in ED courses to available library resources.
Grounded in current research and theory, this practical book guides program leaders and staff developers to design and implement engaging professional development and coaching approaches. It focuses on early educator competencies essential for high-quality learning and teaching--executive functions, emotion regulation, relationship skills, and talk for learning. Illustrated with an extended vignette of an early learning center, the book highlights how addressing educators' professional needs is a pathway to children's cognitive, social-emotional, and academic growth.
As the only text of its kind, this book provides in-depth information about Vygotsky's theories, neo-Vygotskians' findings, and concrete explanations and strategies that instruct teachers how to influence student learning and development.
Curricular matters: a pedagogy of meaning -- Early literacy, play, and a teaching philosophy -- Fantasy play and young children's search for meaning -- Storytelling and story acting: meaning extended -- Relational matters : a pedagogy of fairness -- Teaching as a moral act, classrooms as democratic spaces
A look at the ideas of five educational theorists in relation to early childhood care. An easy-to-learn overview of the theorist opens each chapter. The author then distills the theorists’ work to reveal how it relates to child care and children.
With more than 1,200 activities and ideas to engage multiple intelligences, assessment tools, and a comprehensive appendix of songs, stories, games and dances, props, recipes, patterns, chants, rhymes, and arts and crafts, you’ll find everything you need to captivate and challenge every child in your classroom.
The authors outline hundreds of ways to create healthy and inviting physical, social, and emotional environments for children in child care. Full-color photographs of actual early childhood programs demonstrate that the spaces children learn and grow in can be comfortable for children, teachers, and parents alike.
The book presents a detailed and in-depth picture of early years development, particularly of developmental processes and interactions. Rather than focusing on a particular topic, it offers a broad overview from a range of sources.
The assessment of young children's development and learning has recently taken on new importance. Private and government organizations are developing programs to enhance the school readiness of all young children, especially children from economically disadvantaged homes and communities and children with special needs.
In this essential guide, an eminent child safety specialist explains how to reduce the risk of childhood injury at home -- and beyond. Her tips help protect children from birth to age five -- those who are most vulnerable to serious injury.
Bernadette Duffy draws on her extensive experience of promoting young children's creativity and imagination to examine how visual representations, music, dance, imaginative play and drama can enable children to express their feelings, thoughts and responses.
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