Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education

Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, 4th edition

  • Lissanna Follari

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Overview

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

ISBN-13: 9780137414918

Subject: Early Childhood Education

Category: Introduction to Early Childhood Ed

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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