Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education: History, Theories, and Approaches to Learning, 4th edition
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Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education helps you connect early childhood education beliefs and philosophies whether you are a new or experienced teacher. You will learn to define, shape, and reshape your own practice to advocate on behalf of children and families.
Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2019
Subject: Early Childhood Education
Category: Introduction to Early Childhood Education
Table of contents
Part 1: Foundations
1. Welcome to the Field of Early Childhood Education
2. Historical Overview: People and Beliefs That Shaped the Field
3. Professionalism in Early Childhood Education: Framing Best Practices
4. Influential Theories Shaping Practice Today
5. Families and Children Today: Diversity in Today's Classrooms
Part 2: Models and Approaches
6. Head Start and Early Head Start: Empowering Change from Within
7. The High/Scope Foundation: Models in Curriculum and Research
8. The Project Approach: Active Inquiry in Early Childhood
9. The Schools of Reggio Emilia: A Child's World
10. Montessori Education: Environment, Materials, and Methods
11. Waldorf Education: Harmony and the Whole Child
Part 3: Beginning the Journey
12. Bringing It All Together: Imagining and Becoming
Appendix A: Early Childhood Education Historical Time Line and Notes
Appendix B: Key Contributors
Appendix C: Guiding Principles: Meshing Approaches
Appendix D: Multiple Intelligence Planning Web
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