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Nutrition, Health and Safety for Young Children: Promoting Wellness, 3rd edition

  • Carolina Amador
  • Joanne Sorte
  • Inge Daeschel


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This practical, comprehensive text helps students understand the interrelationships among nutrition, health, and safety, and gives them strategies to share their knowledge with children and their families. Covering the full range of childhood from birth into school age, it includes concrete, common in-text examples, case scenarios, and questions that promote thinking about professional situations students will face in their own classrooms and teaching situations, while providing a glimpse into the everyday contemporary classroom environment. The new edition features a stronger focus on wellness that prepares students to teach the diverse populations of young children in family child care, child care centers, preschools, and elementary settings by providing everything needed to ensure students understand wellness concepts, know how to apply wellness concepts, and know how to teach wellness concepts to children. More accessible, relevant, and useful to students than ever, Nutrition, Health and Safety for Young Children gives early childhood teachers what they need to help all children attain wellness and be ready for success in school. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and assessments.


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0134403215 / 9780134403212 Nutrition, Health and Safety for Young Children: Promoting Wellness, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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Table of contents

Part One: Promoting Wellness

            1          Your Role in Children’s Wellness 


Part Two: Promoting Good Nutrition

            2          The Foundations of Optimal Nutrition 

            3          The Science of Nutrition

            4          Feeding Infants

            5          Feeding Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School-Age Children

            6          Menu Planning

            7          Food Safety


Part Three: Promoting Healthful Practices

            8          Creating a Climate of Health and Wellness

            9          Health Screening and Assessment

            10         Managing Infectious Disease

            11         Teaching Children with Special Health Care Needs

            12         Children’s Mental Health


Part Four: Promoting Safety 

            13         Enhancing Safety Through Appropriate Environments 

            14         Promoting Safe Practices Through Effective Classroom Management 

            15         Child Abuse and Neglect  

            16         Managing Emergencies 

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Published by Pearson (January 7th 2016) - Copyright © 2017