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Working with Young Children, 8th Edition

By: Judy Herr, Ed.D.
ISBN: 978-1-63126-024-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2016
Subject: Child Care / Human Dev / Parenting
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Working with Young Children introduces students to the field of early childhood education. The text begins by helping students better understand young children and then progresses into developing guidance skills. Child development principles are applied to child care settings. Students also learn how to handle specific concerns related to infants, toddlers, school-age children, and children with special needs.
  • All information needed to successfully earn the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is included.
  • Students prepare for the workplace by learning about licensing rules and regulations, different career paths, and safety considerations.
  • Core values and principles from the NAEYC's Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment are highlighted in their own appendix.
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Text 784 978-1-63126-024-7 $106.64
Working with Young Children introduces students to the field of early childhood education. The text begins by helping students better understand young children and then progresses into developing guidance skills. Child development principles are applied to child care settings. Students also learn how to handle specific concerns related to infants, toddlers, school-age children, and children with special needs.
  • All information needed to successfully earn the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is included.
  • Students prepare for the workplace by learning about licensing rules and regulations, different career paths, and safety considerations.
  • Core values and principles from the NAEYC's Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment are highlighted in their own appendix.
Workbook 978-1-63126-025-4 $24.00
Designed to help students review content, apply knowledge, and develop critical-thinking skills. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Edition 832 978-1-63126-031-5 $140.00 *
Includes annotations and suggests activities for special learners. Related Web sites are often cited along with technology applications and cross-curricular ideas. It also provides discussion topics, enrichment activities, assessment techniques, and correlations to the National Family and Consumer Sciences Standards.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-032-2 $266.64 *
This Instructor’s Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor’s Materials. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Answer Keys. Textbook, Workbook, and Instructor’s Resource Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.
System Requirements
Windows®
: Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).

Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Observation Guide 978-1-63126-026-1 $26.64
Activities help guide students through the observation process that is fundamental to evaluating children's development.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1450 questions 978-1-63126-033-9 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 33 test banks with a total of 1450 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License over 1250 slides 978-1-63126-034-6 $240.00 *
Individual License. This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 33 chapters, comprising over 1250 slides of instructional material.

The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
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Table of Contents

Part 1: The Children and You
1. You: Working with Young Children
2. Types of Early Childhood Programs
3. Observing Children: A Tool for Assessment
4. Child Development Principles and Theories
5. Understanding Children from Birth to Age Two
6. Understanding Two- and Three-Year-Olds
7. Understanding Four- and Five-Year-Olds
8. Middle Childhood
Part 2: Creating a Safe and Healthful Environment
9. Preparing the Environment
10. Selecting Toys, Equipment, and Educational Materials
11. Promoting Children's Safety
12. Planning Nutritious Meals and Snacks
13. Guiding Children's Health
Part 3: Guiding Children
14. Developing Guidance Skills
15. Guidance Challenges
16. Establishing Classroom Limits
17. Handling Daily Routines
Part 4: Learning Experiences for Children
18. The Curriculum
19. Guiding Art, Blockbuilding, and Sensory Experiences
20. Guiding Storytelling Experiences
21. Guiding Play and Puppetry Experiences
22. Guiding Manuscript Writing Experiences
23. Guiding Math Experiences
24. Guiding Science and Technology Experiences
25. Guiding Social Studies Experiences
26. Guiding Food and Nutrition Experiences
27. Guiding Music and Movement Experiences
28. Guiding Field Trip Experiences
Part 5: Other People You Will Meet
29. Programs for Infants and Toddlers
30. Programs for School-Age Children
31. Guiding Children with Special Needs
32. Engaging Parents and Families
33. A Career for You in Early Childhood Education
Look Inside
Text
 
SuperTracker Lesson Packet (Web Link, SuperTracker)
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care)
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Chapter 11 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care)
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
Sample Video Clip
Online Learning Suite Tour (Sample Video Clip, 00:01:40)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 2 (PPS, 1.55 MB)
Mobile Companion Website
m.g-wlearning.com
View Site (m.g-wlearning.com, Early Childhood Education)
Companion Website
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View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Early Childhood Education)
Correlations
FCS National Standards Correlations
PDF
National Standards (PDF, 103 KB)
Idaho
PDF
Human Services (PDF, 422 KB)
Indiana
Pre-PAC Correlations
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
PDF
Child Guidance (PDF, 194 KB)
Utah
 
Early Childhood Education I, II
About the Author(s)

Judy Herr, Ed.D. - Judy Herr's intense dedication to early childhood education includes over 40 years of experience in the field. Judy previously supervised and administered seven children's programs at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She also served as the early childhood program director and Associate Dean of the College of Human Development.

Judy has published numerous books, manuals, and articles on early childhood education. Her articles have been printed in such notable journals as Young Children, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, early Childhood News, and Texas Child Care Quarterly. Working with Young Children has also 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. She was also names a Dahlgren Professor. In 2006, Judy received the Outstanding Teaching Award at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. In 2009, The University of Wisconsin-Stout awarded Judy with the prestigious James Huff Stout Award for outstanding achievement. The award recognized her for being a national and international educator; prominent leader in early childhood education; notable, prolific author; and esteemed researcher.