Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education: History, Theories and Approaches to Learning

3.71 avg rating
( 21 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780131191907: Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education: History, Theories and Approaches to Learning

This is a core text for Introduction/Foundations in Early Childhood Education courses or Issues/Models of Early Childhood Education courses. 

This text differs from other models or approaches texts in its vivid descriptions of programs and settings and practical instructional applications.  Foundational chapters on Early Childhood Education history, learning theories, and NAEYC's Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Code of Ethics give students an introduction to the field, while chapters discussing The Project Approach, Multiple Intelligences, Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and Waldorf help students to understand distinctions and similarities among classroom learning approaches.  Highly practical, realistic "Putting It Into Practice" features show students how to apply theory with young children in today's classrooms.  This text includes themes of self-reflection and developing an identity as an early childhood teacher, using developmentally appropriate practices, and developing sections of a professional portfolio in each chapter. This text is especially well suited for use with the Early Childhood Education Settings and Approaches DVD by Charles Bleiker. To enhance your course with this media, please contact your local representative.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

More applied than other texts on models and approaches, Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education: History, Theories, and Approaches to Learning focuses on foundational aspects of early childhood education, including

  • models of early childhood education, such as Montessori, Reggio Emilia, High/Scope, and Waldorf, and techniques such as The Project Approach, each discussed in its own chapter
  • the core professional practices outlined in NAEYC’s Developmentally Appropriate Practice andCode of Ethical Conduct
  • historical figures that influence practice today
  • theories of learning, including constructivism and multiple intelligences theory, and how they apply to diverse young learners
  • important current issues and practices, such as early intervention

 This text provides a fresh look at the issues, firsthand accounts of practice, descriptive views into classrooms in “Classroom View” features, and classroom-based examples and suggested strategies that help teachers bridge theory and practice in “Putting It Into Practice” features.

 

Instructor resources: Online Instructor’s Manual, Online Test Bank, PowerPoint Slides, test management software, and WebCT and Blackboard cartridges

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Follari, Lissanna
Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 013119190X ISBN 13: 9780131191907
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Your Online Bookstore
(Houston, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 013119190X. Bookseller Inventory # GTA6052.1ALAC011215H1065A

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
0.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.38
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Follari, Lissanna
ISBN 10: 013119190X ISBN 13: 9780131191907
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801311919071.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.22
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Follari, Lissanna
Published by Prentice Hall (2006)
ISBN 10: 013119190X ISBN 13: 9780131191907
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX013119190X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.22
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Follari, Lissanna
Published by Prentice Hall (2006)
ISBN 10: 013119190X ISBN 13: 9780131191907
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 013119190X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Follari, Lissanna
Published by Prentice Hall (2006)
ISBN 10: 013119190X ISBN 13: 9780131191907
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booked Again
(Summit, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-200-X0-7133107

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
17.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Follari, Lissanna
Published by Prentice Hall (2006)
ISBN 10: 013119190X ISBN 13: 9780131191907
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11013119190X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
37.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.41
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Follari, Lissanna
Published by Prentice Hall (2006)
ISBN 10: 013119190X ISBN 13: 9780131191907
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_013119190X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
40.29
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds