Safety, Nutrition, and Health in Early Education

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Delmar/Thomson Learning, 2003 - Education - 558 pages
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Designed for caregivers and teachers in child care who want to provide optimum environments for children and encourage the learning, growth, and well-being of children in their care, Safety, Nutrition and Health in Child Care introduces and develops the major components of quality child care safety, health, and nutrition. While addressing important topics and issues, the book uses vignettes, checklists, charts and other helpful resources to shows how principles and suggestions can be implemented in child care settings. With attention on the whole child in quality child care, the book supports caregivers in their goal to benefit children in their care.

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This is a textbook I had to purchase for a class. I found it was lacking in may important areas and poorly organized and written. There are better ways to get the information. Read full review

About the author (2003)

Cathie Robertson, who holds BS and MS degrees from San Diego State University, teaches courses in Child Development and Family Studies at Grossmont College near San Diego, California. She has taught child development, family studies, and food and nutrition courses, specializing in childhood nutrition, for many years. Robertson is the former president of the International Nanny Association, serves on several committees for issues that involve early childhood education, and has made numerous national, state, and local professional presentations. She has been the recipient of a number of grants, including one for a curriculum and resource guide for working with prenatally substance-exposed children and their families. In addition to teaching online, she currently volunteers in an elementary school and collaborates with several school districts on school garden and nutrition projects. Robertson is married, the mother of three adult children plus one elementary school-age child, and grandmother to ten.

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