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Whole Child

Developmental Education For The Early Years

Whole Child - Hendrick, Joanne; Weissman, Patricia - ISBN: 9780132853422
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Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden
Genre: Onderwijsvormen en schooltypen
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This practical methods text provides a complete developmental approach to early childhood education giving teachers the specific skills they need to teach the whole child--emotionally, socially, physically, creatively, and cognitively. Written in a warm, engaging style, the text embraces the emergent approach to fostering cognitive skills in children from birth through age eight. Continuing the legacy of what has made this text a classic in its field, Patricia Weissman and Joanne Hendrick have improved upon the effectiveness of their best-selling text with a myriad of necessary and notable additions and changes, producing once again an outstandingly written text for all introduction to early childhood courses at the college level.


New to the Tenth Edition:

  • An ongoing discussion about current educational philosophies, such as intentional teaching, multiple intelligences, the project approach and webbing, and aligning standards with developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Over one hundred new photographs from across the country to show readers authentic teaching situations–actual classroom practices with real children, families, and teachers in a multicultural array.
  • A dozen or more new graphics and illustrations explain key concepts that support different learning styles.
  • A new Chapter 7, Arranging a Good Day for Young Children has been added to emphasize the importance of the classroom environment–indoor and outdoor–to a child’s physical and emotional development.
  • A revised Chapter 16 focusing on becoming “the whole teacher.”
  • Teacher Tips placed strategically in chapter margins offering suggestions from mentor teachers.



Titel: Whole Child
auteur: Hendrick, Joanne; Weissman, Patricia
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Druk: 10
Aantal pagina's: 496
Uitgever: Pearson Education (us)
Plaats van publicatie: 01
NUR: Onderwijsvormen en schooltypen
Afmetingen: 100 x 100 x 100
Gewicht: 100 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780132853422
Intern nummer: 23693376

Biografie (woord)

Patricia Weissman, Ph.D., is co-author with Joanne Hendrick of two renowned early childhood college textbooks:  The Whole Child: Developmental Education for the First Early Years (Pearson, 2010) and Total Learning: Developmental Curriculum for the Young Child (Pearson, 2011). Dr. Weissman began her early childhood career as a family care provider for two infants. Having found her calling, she studied early childhood education and received a doctorate of education from the University of San Francisco. During the past 35 years, she has worked as an infant caregiver, pre-primary teacher, center director, Child Development Associate (CDA) and Head Start advisor, professor of early childhood education, and research associate at the Merrill-Palmer Institute of Wayne State University. She attended two study tours of the early childhood program in Reggio Emilia, Italy and was the founding editor of the journal Innovations in Early Education: The International Reggio Exchange. Dr. Weissman also designed and consulted on the production of the Public Broadcasting Service video series title The Whole Child: A Caregiver’s Guide to the First Five Years. Most recently she has returned to her first love of caring for infants and has served as a consultant to the International Nanny Association.


Joanne Hendrick is professor emerita of early childhood education from the University of Oklahoma. In addition to raising four children of her own, her practical experience includes working with children at the Stanford Speech and Hearing Clinic, directing a parent–child workshop, working in Head Start, and chairing the early childhood areas at Santa Barbara City College and the University of Oklahoma. She holds an undergraduate degree from Stanford University in disorders of speech and hearing, and graduate degrees from the University of California in counseling and early childhood education. She is past-president of the California Association for the Education of Young Children. Her current interests include gardening, photography, traveling to exotic places, writing about young children, and enjoying her ten grandchildren.


Part I The Basics of Good Early Childhood Education

Chapter 1 What Is Good Education for Young Children?

Chapter 2 Collaborating with Families

Chapter 3 Fostering Creativity in Play

Chapter 4 Providing Cross-Cultural, Nonsexist Education

Chapter 5 Welcoming Children Who Have Special Education Requirements

Chatper 6 Using Standards and Assessment in Early Childhood Education

Chapter 7 Arranging a Good Day for Young Children: Daily Routines and a Supportive Classroom Environment

Part II Supporting the Development of the Whole Child

Chapter 8 Promoting the Development of the Physical Self

Chapter 9 Strengthening the Development of the Emotional Self

Chapter 10 The Social Self: Encouraging Social Competence in Young Children

Chapter 11 The Social Self: Fostering Self-Discipline and Conflict Resolution Skills

Chatper 12 Fostering the Development of Language Skills

Chapter 13 Fostering the Emergence of Literacy

Chapter 14 Supporting the Development of the Cognitive Self

Chapter 15 Nurturing the Development of the Creative Self

Chapter 16 Developing the Whole Child; Becoming the Whole Teacher 


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