Infant and Toddler Development and Responsive Program Planning: A Relationship-Based Approach, 4th edition

  • Donna S. Wittmer, 
  • Sandra H. Petersen

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Infant and Toddler Development and Responsive Program Planning examines the importance of a relationship-based approach in the early care and education of infants and toddlers. It emphasizes the critical role that families and teachers play in facilitating positive, powerful interactions with young children.

Published by Pearson (January 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780134520728

Subject: Early Childhood Education

Category: Infants & Toddlers

Table of contents

1. The Importance of the Infant and Toddler Years and a Relationship­-Based Approach
2. Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families
3. Understanding and Using Theories
4. The Power of Observation: Learning About Infants and Toddlers
5. Genetics and Prenatal Development
6. Emotional Development and Learning
7. Social Development and Learning with Peers
8. Cognitive Development and Learning
9. Language Development and Learning
10. Motor Development and Learning
11. Responsive Programs: Quality, Health, Safety, and Nutrition
12. Creating a Relationship­ Based Curriculum
13. Routines, Environments, and Opportunities: Day to Day the Relationship Way
14. Respect, Reflect, and Relate: The 3 R Approach to Guidance
15. Including Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities in Infant and Toddler Programs
16. The Infant­/Toddler Professional

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