Introduction to Early Childhood Education
- Eva L. Essa - University of Nevada, Reno
- Melissa M. Burnham - University of Nevada, Reno
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“Great book for helping students identify developmentally appropriate standards and practices.”
“A foundational text for early childhood education topics that is cognizant of and responsive to the current practices and concerns that recent brain-based research encourages EC practitioners to be aware of and proficient in for the success of the whole child. The text's features makes it more approachable than most texts, while simultaneously providing a myriad of prompts for further discussion and/or reflection.”
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Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: The Scope of and Need for Early Childhood Education
Chapter 9: Scheduling and Curriculum Planning