Beginnings & Beyond: Foundations in Early Childhood Education

Beginnings & Beyond: Foundations in Early Childhood Education

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The primary strength of BEGINNINGS AND BEYOND, 9TH EDITION, is its blend of simplicity and depth. In a clear and easy-to-understand style, the booka€™s five sections lay out basic questions any student of early childhood education would want answered. At the same time, the chapters present key concepts, the latest research, and practical examples so that questions are thoroughly answered. Coverage of the current Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) are woven throughout the text and highlighted by a new boxed feature. Diversity and development are also integrated throughout and highlighted with a new boxed feature, enabling readers to understand that issues of age, gender, race/ethnicity, ability, and family are part of every aspect of teaching and learning. Every chapter has a new interactive feature focused on how brain-based research is connected to development. Intentional teaching is another new strand highlighted by a new Teaching with Intention feature in each chapter. Through its tone, numerous visuals, and carefully crafted pedagogy, the book is accessible to and respectful of readers with a range of abilities and learning styles. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.This model ima€” plies that the role of parent, child, or teacher has an effect on what and how information is taught and learned. ... of viewing events and situations from diverse perspectives to gain new insights and ways of thinking in order to create more culturally appropriate curriculum. ... A type of child portfolio that is used and added onto regularly, that documents a childa#39;s skills and behavior over time.

Title:Beginnings & Beyond: Foundations in Early Childhood Education
Author:Ann Gordon, Kathryn Browne
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2013-01-01


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