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Early Childhood Education Today

Early Childhood Education Today
Author: George S. Morrison
ISBN 13: 9780132286213
ISBN 10: 132286211
Edition: 10th
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2006-06-11
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 592
List Price: $124.00

The broad, comprehensive coverage in this market-leading text, is now more visually engaging and useful than ever. Written by one of the best-known authors in the field, this is the only book of its kind to provide chapters on child care and federal legislation while also offering foundational chapters and developmental chapters on infants through eight-year-olds.

The broadest foundational coverage available is organized around seven core themes: Professionalism in Practice, Theory to Practice, Diversity, Family-Centered/Community-Based Practice, Timeliness, Developmentally-Appropriate Practice, and Applying Technology. The content is reinforced with a new DVD that allows students the opportunity to ‘see’ what they are learning about - not just read the content - using integrated margin notes. Eight videos illustrate key settings and approaches, in diverse environments. Now with a focus on how-to strategies and guidelines, the result is a much more applied book.

For early childhood teachers or any childcare worker.


New edition of an introductory textbook that analyzes current issues and ideas and applies practical, developmentally appropriate strategies and models to early childhood programs. Sections discuss early childhood education and professional development; the development of early childhood programs; developmentally appropriate programs and practices; developing curricula to meet the special needs of young children; and the role of families and the federal government in developing early childhood programs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.