Who Am I in the Lives of Children?: An Introduction to Teaching Young Children

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Merrill, 1996 - Child development - 524 pages
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With its focus on the fundamental values and guiding principles of early childhood education, this has become one of most well received books in the field. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the full range of early childhood education and care programs, using a straightforward, conversational writing style that appeals to a wide-range of readers. A clear, conceptual framework and integration of principles and practice promotes an understanding of the many parts of the field and how they interconnect. Detailed chapter topics cover four key content areas: foundations or early childhood education and care, understanding children, planning for care and education, and special relationships. For individuals considering becoming early childhood professionals.

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PARTI
1
The Early Childhood Educator as a Person
8
Values and the Early Childhood Educator
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Stephanie Feeney is professor of education emerita in the Department of Curriculum Studies, University of Hawai'i. She is the author of three popular children's books about Hawai'i: A is for Aloha, Hawaii is a Rainbow, and Sand to Sea. She has also written extensively about the field of early childhood education.

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