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Beginnings & Beyond, 7e is an introductory text that has stood the test of time with the ability to respect all learners, while introducing them to the wide range of content areas needed to understand early childhood education. Students find that the book is useful to them over time, and well into their professional life. As teachers, former students return to the chapters on guidance, observation & assessment, and curriculum as they grow in their work with children. Thus, this is an excellent book for a foundations course, for a curriculum course, and as a reference for teachers both at the beginning level, and beyond as a seasoned teacher in their career
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Ann Miles Gordon has been an early childhood professional for more than 45 years as a teacher of young children, a teacher of parents, and a teacher of college students. She has taught in laboratory schools, church-related centers, and private and public preschool and kindergarten programs. Ann taught at the Bing Nursery School, the laboratory school for Stanford University's Department of Psychology, where she was a head teacher and lecturer in the Psychology Department. Ann also served as an adjunct faculty member in several community colleges, teaching the full gamut of early childhood courses. Ann served as executive director of the National Association of Episcopal Schools for 14 years, where more than 1,100 early childhood programs were a part of her network. Ann is semi-retired and a hands-on grandmother of two, through which she brings an enhanced perspective on center-based care and early elementary grades.Review:
"This project is very user friendly offering charts which help reiterate ideas presented in each chapter." - Leann Curry, M.Ed., Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX
"This textbook is very clear and readable. It is written so that the students can comprehend the subject matter." Patricia Weaver, M.Ed., Fayetteville Technical Community College, Fayetteville, NC
"The content is this book is amazing. It is a wonderful choice for a teacher licensure program at a four year college in which students take one or two courses in early childhood education. This text has it all." Stacey York, M.A., Minneapolis Community College and Technical College, Minneapolis, MN
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1418048658
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Book Description Delmar Cengage Learning EMEA. Condition: Neu. Neu - Beginnings and Beyond, Foundations in Early Childhood Education, 7e, is the most comprehensive foundations book on the market. With the blend of a simple approach to learning, and the depth required to practically apply the material, this book will appeal to all levels of students, and teachers. Diversity and development are woven throughout the material and are highlighted by chapter icons within the margin for easy reference. This feature helps the reader to understand that issues of age, gender, race/ethnicity, ability, and family are part of every aspect of teaching and learning. This comprehensive, yet easy to understand approach makes this an excellent book for a foundations course, curriculum course, or reference for teachers at all levels. Englisch. Seller Inventory # INF1000105131