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Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education

Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education
Author: George S. Morrison
ISBN 13: 9780132331296
ISBN 10: 132331292
Edition: 5th
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2007-06-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $91.00

Covers ages 0-8. The fifth edition of this brief best-selling text has been thoroughly updated to ensure that future teachers of young children encounter the most current ideas about how children learn, how best to teach them, and how to effectively include their families and their communities in their education. This revision offers integrated video access, step-by-step Competency Builder features, Ethical Dilemmas, expanded sections on Environments and Curriculum, and an engaging full-color design. Plus, it again provides Morrison's trademark trio–comprehensive coverage, inviting format, and appealing writing. A low cost, paperback alternative to the full edition.


Morrison (early childhood education, U. of North Texas) presents a textbook for education professionals. Separate chapters are devoted to infants and toddlers, preschool, kindergarten, and the primary grades. Other chapters cover current issues, education theory, program implementation, observation and assessment, educating diverse populations, guiding behavior, and community and parent involvement. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)