Right from the start: teaching children ages three to eight
Formerly published as Teaching in the Early Years, this completely revised textbook reflects the changes which have occurred in ECE in the past few years it differs both in content and structure from its previous editions. The book looks at early childhood education as a unified field which encompasses the nursery school, preschool kindergarten, and primary years (ages 3-8). The book consists of three parts: a foundation for curriculum and teaching in the early years, a discussion of educational issues that impact early childhood teachers, and coverage of specific subject areas in the early childhood programs from preschool through primary grades. Introduction to Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Curriculum courses.
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BEGINNINGS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
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