Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Learning Environments and Childcare in Canada, 1st edition
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This text offers comprehensive coverage with a unique focus on learning environments--specifically, how the child's physical environment, the people the child interacts with, and the experiences the child has are all key to fostering the child’s ability to adapt and learn.Through a variety of practical examples and exercises, students develop strategies for creating responsive learning communities for children and families.
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Exploring the Foundations of Early Learning and Child Care
Chapter 2: Children, Environments, Programs, and Practitioners
Chapter 3: Understanding the Foundation for Children's Learning
Chapter 4: How Theories Influence Program Models
Chapter 5: The Power of Play
Chapter 6: Creating a Responsive Environment
Chapter 7: Planning Experiences in the Responsive Environment
Chapter 8: Standards of Quality
Chapter 9: How Philosophy Informs Practice
Chapter 10: The Future of Early Learning and Child Care
Published by Pearson Canada (February 28th 2006) - Copyright © 2006