Early Childhood Education: A Constructivist Perspective

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000 - Education - 492 pages
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Serving as an orientation to early childhood education (ECE) for ages 0–8, this text's constructivist approach to learning encourages active involvement by asking students to observe, question, reflect, research, and analyze what early childhood educators do and why they do it.

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Contents

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Getting Information and Support
39
Professional Literature
67
Copyright

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Amanda Branscombe is associate professor in the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department at West Georgia College. She earned her Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education at Auburn University and holds two academic Master's Degrees, one in Counseling and Psychological Services and one in English from the Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College. She was a visiting lecturer at Harvard University (1984); on the editorial board of the Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education (1994); and is currently the recipient of several research grants to study, among other things, early literacy and integrated curriculum learning.

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