Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

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Early childhood education and child care are now widely perceived to be among the central social needs of the nation. Used by more than 100 universities and colleges, the new second edition of this anthology is a collection of over 70 articles which together provide a comprehensive overview of the early childhood situation from a historical, theoretical and practical perspective. These articles enable the reader to understand human development in young children, identify their intellectual strengths and weaknesses, and develop the most effective teaching techniques. Also included is a review of events and conditions resulting in current educational practices. Classroom theory and techniques are examined not only within the U.S., but also run the gamut from the Israeli kibbutz program to current teaching practices in the Soviet Union and China. Contents: National and Historical Perspectives; Philosophical and Theoretical Issues; Critical Issues; Exceptional Children; CurricPersonnel policies should be presented in a written policy manual, with separate staff and parent manuals detailing the aspects pertinent to those persons. ... Every staff member should be aware of the termination policies and procedures. ... of day care centers, a#39;Head start, a#39; private schools and cooperative schools in a supervisory capacityaquot; (Butler, 1974, p. v). Several authors reported that their writings are based on thirty or more years of experience Managing Child Care Programs: Ananbsp;...

Title:Early Childhood Education
Author:Barry Persky, Leonard H. Golubchick
Publisher:University Press of America - 1991-01-01


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