Early Childhood Education Today, 15th edition

  • George S. Morrison, 
  • Mary Jean Woika, 
  • Lorraine Breffni

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Early Childhood Education Today presents current, research-based information. It keeps you on the cutting edge of early childhood teaching practices. The text promotes high-quality early education to all children PreK to Grade 3. This prepares them for success in school and in life. The grade-specific chapters make this text different than other early childhood education texts.

The 15th Edition incorporates new information on COVID-19's effect on instructional practices. It updates teaching in increasingly diverse classrooms. It also outlines how to apply developmentally appropriate practices and close opportunity gaps. You'll learn how to integrate STEM subjects into the curriculum. There's also information on ongoing professional development.

Published by Pearson (April 22nd 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780135754092

Subject: Early Childhood Education

Category: Introduction to Early Childhood Education


Brief Contents

PART 1: Early Childhood Education and Professional Development

  1. You and Early Childhood Education: What Does It Mean to Be a Professional?
  2. Contemporary Issues Involving Children and Families: Implications for Teaching and Learning
  3. Observation and Assessment for Teaching and Learning: Effective Teaching Through Appropriate Evaluation

PART 2: Foundations: History and Theories

  1. The Past and the Present: Prologue to the Future
  2. Theories Applied to Teaching and Learning: Foundations for Practice

PART 3: Programs and Services for Children and Families

  1. Early Childhood Programs: Applying Theories to Practice
  2. High-Quality Child Care: Meeting the Needs of Children and Families

PART 4: Teaching Today's Young Children: Linking Development and Learning

  1. Infants and Toddlers: Building Strong Foundations for Life
  2. The Preschool Years: Readiness for School and Life
  3. Kindergarten Education: Learning All You Need to Know
  4. The Primary Grades: Preparation for Lifelong Success
  5. Technology in Today's Classrooms: Integrating STEM into Your Teaching

PART 5: Meeting the Special Needs of Young Children

  1. Guiding Behavior: Helping Children Become Responsible
  2. Children with Diverse Needs: Appropriate Education for All
  3. Parents, Families, and the Community: Building Partnerships for Children's Success

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