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Teaching Young Children: An Introduction (4th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Teaching Young Children: An Introduction (4th Edition)
Author: Michael L. Henniger
ISBN 13: 9780135137468
ISBN 10: 135137462
Edition: 4
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-02-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 576
List Price: $148.00
 
 

This text provides an introduction to working with children up to age eight, integrating themes of child development, play, guiding young children, working with families and communities, and diversity. Coverage includes historical figures in the field, early childhood program models, planning and assessment issues, and major elements of the early childhood curriculum. This second edition includes separate chapters devoted to indoor and outdoor play, boxed readings on play, margin notes for technology integration, and new multimedia explorations and activities boxes. The author is affiliated with Western Washington University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Provides an introduction to the field of early childhood education, focusing on five foundations of understanding development, play, guiding young children, working with families, and diversity issues. Material is organized in sections on an overview, the five foundations, planning and assessment, and the early childhood curriculum. Includes vignettes, boxes on play and diversity, critical thinking questions, applications boxes, and chapter summaries. Includes b&w photos of classrooms scenes, and color photos accompanying a section of questions on video case studies. The author is affiliated with Western Washington University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)