This book frames content in a way that defines the “what, why, and how” of becoming an early childhood educator. It prepares readers for the variety of roles (advocate, facilitator, planner, mediator, etc.) they must assume in working with children, parents, colleagues, principals, administrators, and the community at large. Its innovative coverage focuses on helping readers fulfill these roles in a caring, competent, knowledgeable manner, through case studies and numerous opportunities for reflection. Organized around the twelve essential roles and responsibilities of effective early childhood educators as delineated by the NAEYC Guidelines for Preparation of Early Childhood Professionals (2000), coverage includes demographic changes in families, advances in psychology, political influences, cultural diversity, and issues of inclusion. For future teachers of children from birth to age 8.
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Exploring Your Role: An Introduction to Early Childhood Education
Mary Renck Jalongo & Joan Packer Isenberg
Exploring Your Role offers an integrated and innovative introduction to early childhood education, organized around NAEYC’s twelve essential teaching roles. Its content and pedagogy help students to make connections among teacher roles, theory, research, and practice. Exploring Your Role is an interactive text that encourages students to function as reflective practitioners in response to case study material. Features such as “Did You Know?” “Meet the Teachers,” “Ask the Experts,” and “One Child, Three Perspectives,” lead students in building personal connections with practice as they develop professional knowledge in working with families and educators. To underscore students’ growing understanding of diverse learners, diversity icons alert readers to relevant sections.
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Resources include an online Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, an electronic test management system, WebCT and Blackboard, Power Point slides for instructors and note-taking slides for students, and a Companion Website. To view the website that accompanies this text, please go to http://www.prenhall.com/jalongo.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131727990
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131727990
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131727990