Major Trends and Issues in Early Childhood Education | 2nd Edition
Challenges, Controversies, and Insights
AUTHOR: Isenberg, Joan P. and Jalongo, Mary Renck
PUBLISHER: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
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This revised and updated edition provides essential social, historical, and philosophical perspectives in the field of early childhood education. Leading scholars and practitioners examine a variety of today's most significant and challenging subjects, including child development research, play, program models, assessment, diversity, inclusion, public policy, and advocacy.
The new second edition includes: definitions and metaphors for the major terms, trends, issues, controversies, and challenges, that serve as the organizational structure for the book; a chapter delineating the issues on emergent literacy development, such as emergent literacy versus reading readiness, reading aloud versus phonemic awareness, and print skills versus books; and an easy-to-use three-part organization - Child and Family Issues, Curricular Trends and Issues Affecting Practice, and Policy and Professional Development Issues.
PUBLICATION DATE: 4/1/2003
CATEGORY: Biography & Autobiography, Education, Psychology