Guiding Young Children

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9780023545214: Guiding Young Children

The seventh edition of this popular book supports the authors' belief that guidance is more than getting children to do what you want them to do now; it is helping them to become everything they can become for all of their tomorrows. The book provides an overview, followed by discussion of core concepts, strategies for applying those concepts, and, finally, the broader perspective of professionalism and human resource development. Its approach focuses on the need to consider a child's developmental level as well as family and cultural context when planning environments and activities for young children. Unlike others in the field, it offers concrete suggestions on how to guide children while they are involved in specific activities such as playing, eating, napping, etc. For teachers and parents of young children.

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Featuring an excellent new chapter on promoting children's self-esteem, the new Fifth Edition of this popular text will help future caregivers and teachers learn to interact and communicate successfully with infants, toddlers, and children through age six. Guiding Young Children, Fifth Edition takes a firmly developmental approach to working with young children, stressing the need to consider a child's developmental level when planning activities and strategies for working with that child. Through practical examples of realistic situations, the author weaves relevant developmental theory from such notables as Erikson, Piaget, Havighurst, and Gasoil. All coverage reflects the guidelines of the Center Accreditation Project of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Child Development Associate (CDA), the most- often used standards for performance skills and knowledge for teachers and caregivers who work with young children. Listings of the latest appropriate educational videos help instructors expand their options for the classroom.

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This popular book takes a developmental approach to working with and guiding young children -- stressing the need to consider the child's developmental level when planning activities. Unlike other books on early childhood education, it offers concrete suggestions on how to guide children as they are involved in specific activities such as playing, eating, napping, etc. Advocates that adults should manage the environment so that children can manage themselves to fully develop their human potential. Integrates information about children with disabilities into each chapter to reflect the importance of inclusion. Covers specific program areas. Places the concept of guidance with the broader perspective of professional and human resource development. For early childhood educators and others who responsible for working with and guiding young children in daily activities.

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