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Working with Young Children, 9th Edition

By: Judy Herr, Ed.D.
ISBN: 978-1-63563-725-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2020
Subject: Child Care / Human Dev / Parenting
Description
Working with Young Children introduces students to the exciting and challenging field of early childhood education and care. With an overview of child development principles, the text presents students with the knowledge and skills they will need to become successful early childhood professionals. Students will learn about brain development and its impact on developing children, child development theories and practices, creating safe and inviting learning environments, and preparing engaging learning experiences and activities that promote all aspects of children's development. Students also gain knowledge and skills in dealing with specific concerns related to infants, toddlers, school-age children, and children who have special needs. Additionally, Working with Young Children offers
  • All information students need to pursue the Child Development Associate Credential™ and other career-related credentials. Acquiring such credentials helps students gain meaningful employment.
  • Information about licensing rules and regulations, various career paths, safety considerations, curriculum, and classroom management. By studying this text, students can prepare for workplace success.
  • Reinforcement about ethical principles and practices in the early childhood profession by highlighting excerpts from the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment core values and principles of conduct. By following ethical principles and practices, students learn to provide a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for young children.
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Working with Young Children introduces students to the exciting and challenging field of early childhood education and care. With an overview of child development principles, the text presents students with the knowledge and skills they will need to become successful early childhood professionals. Students will learn about brain development and its impact on developing children, child development theories and practices, creating safe and inviting learning environments, and preparing engaging learning experiences and activities that promote all aspects of children's development. Students also gain knowledge and skills in dealing with specific concerns related to infants, toddlers, school-age children, and children who have special needs. Additionally, Working with Young Children offers
  • All information students need to pursue the Child Development Associate Credential™ and other career-related credentials. Acquiring such credentials helps students gain meaningful employment.
  • Information about licensing rules and regulations, various career paths, safety considerations, curriculum, and classroom management. By studying this text, students can prepare for workplace success.
  • Reinforcement about ethical principles and practices in the early childhood profession by highlighting excerpts from the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment core values and principles of conduct. By following ethical principles and practices, students learn to provide a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for young children.
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Observation Guide 978-1-63563-770-0 $30.00
Activities help guide students through the observation process that is fundamental to evaluating children's development.
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Previous Edition
Working with Young Children, 8th Edition
Table of Contents

Unit 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
Unit 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
Unit 3 Guiding Children
14. Developing Guidance Skills
15. Guidance Challenges
16. Establishing Classroom Limits
17. Handling Daily Routines
Unit 4 Learning Experiences for Children
18. The Curriculum
19. Guiding Art, Blockbuilding, and Sensory Experiences
20. Guiding Storytelling and Language Experiences
21. Guiding Play and Puppetry Experiences
22. Guiding Manuscript Writing Experiences
23. Guiding Mathematical 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
Unit 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
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care)
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Chapter 11 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care)
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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.