Introduction to Learning and Teaching: Infants Through Elementary Age Children

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Delmar, 2001 - Business & Economics - 554 pages
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This comprehensive book introduces educators to the exciting world of teaching children from birth through age 12. It guides the user to reflect on the reasons for choosing education as a career path and helps readers formalize their own personal philosophy of education. This text actively engages the reader through exercises, Internet quests, and building a portfolio. The book covers a broad range of topics, including theories, theorists, and historical influences on education and covers a wide variety of settings, including child care, preschool, Head Start, and public and private elementary schools. This is a valuable resource for anyone involved in the education of children from birth through age 12.ALSO AVAILABLE - INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENT:Instructor's Guide (ISBN# 0-7668-1540-4). Call Customer Support to Order.

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Dr. Barbara A. Nilsen is a professor of early childhood and elementary education and the recipient of the New York State Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999. She is national chair of ACCESS/NAEYC Program Approval System for Associate Degree Early Childhood Programs and past president of the New York State Association for the Education of Young Children. Dr. Nilsen is a lecturer at educational conferences and a Head Start consultant.

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