The Wiley Handbook of Early Childhood Care and Education

Christopher P. Brown, Mary Benson McMullen, and Nancy File

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The essential resource to the issues surrounding childhood care and education with contributions from noted experts The Wiley Handbook of Early Childhood Care and Education is a comprehensive resource that offers a review of the historical aspects, best practices, and the future directions of the field. With contributions from noted experts in the field, the book contains 30 interdisciplinary essays that explore in-depth the central issues of early childhood care and education. The handbook presents a benchmark reference to the basic knowledge, effective approaches to use with young children, curriculum design, professional development, current policies, and other critical information. The expert contributors address the myriad complex policy and practice issues that are most relevant today. The essays provide insight into topics such as child development and diversity, the sociocultural process of child development, the importance of the home environment in the lives of young children, early childhood special education, teaching and learning literacy, and much more. This important resource: Presents a comprehensive synopsis of the major components of the field of early childhood care and education Contains contributions from leading scholars, researchers, and experts in the field Offers the foundational knowledge and practices for working with young children Puts the focus on how early childhood works and presents an understanding of culture as a foundational component of both child development and early childhood education Written for academic scholars, researchers, advocates, policymakers, and students of early childhood care and education, The Wiley Handbook of Early Childhood Care and Education is a comprehensive resource to the major issues for dealing with childhood care and education with contributions from noted scholars in the field.

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pp Intro-ii; 4 pages
pp 705-740; 36 pages
pp 741-741; 1 page






Book Details

Title
The Wiley Handbook of Early Childhood Care and Education
Editors
Christopher P. Brown,
Mary Benson McMullen,
and Nancy File
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Print Pub Date
2019-04-23
Ebook Pub Date
N/A
Language
English
Print ISBN
9781119148067
eBook ISBN
9781119148074
Pages
763
LC Subject Heading
LC Call Number
Dewey Decimal Number
BISAC Subject Headings
EDUCATION / Early Childhood (incl. Preschool & Kindergarten)
NON-CLASSIFIABLE
Document Type
book