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Working with Young Children, 5th Edition

Working with Young Children, 5th Edition
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By: Judy Herr, Ed.D.

ISBN: 978-1-59070-128-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2004
Subject: Child Care / Human Dev / Parenting
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $62.00
School Price: $46.50


Working with Young Children uses a new, eye-catching design to introduce your students to the fast-growing field of child care services and early childhood education. Your students will develop skills for guiding children effectively while keeping them healthy and safe. Working with Young Children applies child development principles to child care settings. On-site photos enhance the inviting, colorful format. Internet activities are included in every chapter. This text provides current health, safety, and nutrition information. Additional topics include: technology, cultural diversity, family stressors, and child care careers.

Table of Contents

  1. You: Working with Young Children
  2. Types of Early Childhood Programs
  3. Observing Children: A Tool for Assessment
  4. Understanding Children from Birth to Age Two
  5. Understanding Two- and Three-Year-Olds
  6. Understanding Four- and Five-Year-Olds
  7. Middle Childhood
  8. Preparing the Environment
  9. Selecting Toys, Equipment, and Educational Materials
10. Promoting Childrens Safety
11. Planning Nutritious Meals and Snacks
12. Guiding Childrens Health
13. Developing Guidance Skills
14. Guidance Problems
15. Establishing Classroom Limits
16. Handling Daily Routines
17. The Curriculum
18. Guiding Art, Blockbuilding, and Sensory Experiences
19. Guiding Storytelling Experiences
20. Guiding Play and Puppetry Experiences
21. Guiding Manuscript Writing Experiences
22. Guiding Math Experiences
23. Guiding Science Experiences
24. Guiding Social Studies Experiences
25. Guiding Food and Nutrition Experiences
26. Guiding Music and Movement Experiences
27. Guiding Field Trip Experiences
28. Programs for Infants and Toddlers
29. Programs for School-Age Children
30. Guiding Children with Special Needs
31. Parent Involvement
32. A Career for You in Child Care


Child Care and Guidance, Management, and Services
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About Author(s)

Judy Herr, Ed.D. - has published numerous books, curriculum guides, and articles on early childhood education. Her articles have been printed in such noted journals as Young Children, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, Early Childhood News, and Texas Child Care Quarterly. This text, Working with Young Children, has been published in Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic.

Judy has been a guest speaker at local, regional, national, and international conferences. She was invited to Pai Chi University in Korea as the Distinguished Invitational International Scholar. She has participated in the prestigious Management Development Program at Harvard University. She is active in professional associations including the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Judy has received many awards, including the Shirley Dean Award for Distinguished Service to the Midwestern Association for the Education of Young Children and the. She was also named a Dahlgren Professor. In 2006, Judy received the Outstanding Teaching Award at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Most recently she was awarded the prestigious James Huff Stout Award, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Wisconsin-Stout Alumni Association.


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