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The California Version of Who am I in the Lives of Children? An Introduction to Early Childhood Education, 10/e, by Feeney/Moravcik/Nolte, contains new documents, tools and resources created by the California Department of Education, Early Learning and Support Division. It provides an overview of services provided by California's Learning and Development System's initiatives and documents and shows how the text supports those resources. A warm and comprehensive child-centered approach to early childhood education Who Am I in the Lives of Children? An Introduction to Early Childhood Education presents a constructivist approach to early childhood education (birth to grade 3) and care programs that is dedicated to the development of the whole child-physical, social, emotional, and intellectual. With its practical orientation; personal voice; appealing photographs, authentic children's classroom work; and engaging stories, it allows readers to visualize effective classroom practices. Aspiring educators are encouraged to learn about each child's strengths, interests, and challenges. This understanding, coupled with contemporary, research-based information, inspires readers to support each child's growth and learning in ways that are in harmony with who they are, rather than according to a predetermined plan.

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A warm and comprehensive child-centered approach to early childhood education

Who Am I in the Lives of Children? An Introduction to Early Childhood Education presents a constructivist approach to early childhood education (birth to grade 3) and care programs that is dedicated to the development of the whole child–physical, social, emotional, and intellectual. With its practical orientation; personal voice; appealing photographs, videos, authentic children’s classroom work; and engaging stories, it allows readers to visualize effective classroom practices. Aspiring educators are encouraged to learn about each child’s strengths, interests, and challenges. This understanding, coupled with contemporary, research-based information, inspires readers to support each child’s growth and learning in ways that are in harmony with who they are, rather than according to a predetermined plan.

 

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Stephanie Feeney Ph.D. is Professor Emerita of Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University. Her publications include Who Am I in the Lives of Children? (10 editions), Continuing Issues in Early Childhood Education (3rd edition), Professionalism in Early Childhood Education: Doing Our Best for Young Children, the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct, two books about professional ethics in early childhood education published by NAEYC, a curriculum for young children, numerous chapters and articles, and four books about Hawaii for young children. She has served on the Governing Boards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE), and on committees relating to school readiness, early learning standards, advocacy and other aspects of early childhood policy. She has lectured and taught throughout the United States and in China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Eva Moravcik is Professor of Early Childhood Education at Honolulu Community College where she teaches early childhood classes for adults and oversees the Leeward Community College Children's Center. She has been a preschool, afterschool and kindergarten teacher, center director, education coordinator, consultant, and CDA trainer. Her publications include Meaningful Curriculum for Young Children (Pearson), Who Am I in the Lives of Children? (9 editions), Teaching the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct published by NAEYC, Discovering Me and My World a curriculum for young children, and articles on early childhood education. She has served on the Governing Boards of the State and Oahu Chapters of the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children (HAEYC) and The National Associate Degree Early Childhood Teacher Educators Association (ACCESS), the editorial board of NAEYC, as well as on the boards of other early childhood related organizations in Hawaii. Her daily work with children, family, staff, and college students at Leeward Community College Children's Center provides her with grounding in the reality of life in a program for young children. Sherry Nolte recently retired as Professor of Early Childhood Education at Honolulu Community College where she specialized in teaching classes for infant and toddler teachers as well as classes in child development, child guidance and preschool curriculum. She has been a preschool teacher, a toddler teacher, a program director, and a staff trainer. She currently works as a consultant to early childhood programs in Hawaii and as a trainer and curriculum developer. She also teaches college classes at Honolulu Community College as an Adjunct Professor. She is a co-author of Who Am I in the Lives of Children? and Meaningful Curriculum for Young Children. She has served on the governing board of the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young children as well as on boards of several other early childhood organizations in Hawaii.

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