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Teaching Young Children: An Introduction to the Early Childhood Profession [Hardcover]

Puckett , Diffily
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August 22, 2003 1401825834 978-1401825836 2
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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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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  • Hardcover: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 2 edition (August 22, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1401825834
  • ISBN-13: 978-1401825836
  • Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 7.3 x 9.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #890,289 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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