Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education, 9th edition

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

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Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education is a brief, reader-friendly introduction to early childhood education in today's world. The text is appreciated for its practical, applied approach and its engaging chapter features that look at every aspect of the field early childhood programs, professionals in practice, diversity, technology issues and ethical decision making. Young children's distinctive developmental and educational needs are covered from birth through age 8 in separate chapters on infants and toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners and primary school children.

Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the 9th Edition offers a contemporary, accessible and user-friendly approach to all the major topics, programs and issues at the forefront of early childhood education today.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137528721

Subject: Early Childhood Education

Category: Introduction to Early Childhood Education


1. You and Early Childhood Education
2. Early Childhood Education Today
3. History and Theories
4. Implementing Early Childhood Programs
5. Teaching with Standards
6. Observing and Assessing Young Children
7. Infants and Toddlers
8. The Preschool Years
9. Kindergarten Today
10. The Early Elementary Grades: One Through Three
11. Educating Children with Diverse Backgrounds and Special Needs
12. Guiding Children's Behavior
13. Parents, Families, and the Community
Appendix A: Time Line of the History of Early Childhood Education

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