Introduction to Early Childhood Education
The second edition of this proven book, introduces students to the principles of early childhood education and care. It combines and blends theoretical and practical information in a easy-to-read manner. The new edition contains information, integrated throughout the book, on children from age 0 to 8 rather than 2 to 6. This allows infant, toddler and afterschool caregivers/teachers to gain more specific information.
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Introduction The Total Early Childhood Program
The Scope of and Need for Early Childhood Education
The Who of Early Childhood Education
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