Introduction to Early Childhood Education: Professional Enhancement Text
Introduction to Early Childhood Education, 5e is a proven success in the education market now out in its 5th edition. This new edition offers all of the tried and true, comprehensive information available in previous editions, along with many new and pertinent features and benefits. Most importantly, this book provides a fully comprehensive overview of early childhood education that is solidly based on current research and theories. The reader will have at their fingertips an introduction to the field of early childhood education that is grounded in constructivist theory but also includes coverage of other theories. The focus is on developmentally appropriate practice within all levels of early childhood education including infants and toddlers, preschoolers, early elementary school children, and children with disabilities. With a strong focus on DAP (developmentally appropriate practice) as well as updated references, examples from practitioners and legislation information added, this book has become the most comprehensive resource available.
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