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We're Not Robots
We're Not Robots (November 2006)
The Voices of Daycare Providers
Enid Elliot - Author
Janet Gonzalez-Mena - Foreword by

Raises provocative questions about how we care for infants and toddlers, and how to provide education and support for their caregivers.

This fascinating book presents the stories of infant/toddler caregivers and their work to illustrate the complexity of balancing relationships with babies, families, coworkers, and self, yet remaining emotionally present and mindfully engaged. Enid Elliot explores the inevitable te...(Read More)
 
 
The Well of Being
The Well of Being (July 2006)
Childhood, Subjectivity, and Education
David Kennedy - Author

Offers a sweeping review of conceptions of and approaches to childhood.

In this wide-ranging work, David Kennedy undertakes a philosophically grounded analysis of the history of childhood, the history of adulthood, and their interrelationship. Using themes and perspectives from the history of childhood, mythology, psychoanalysis, art, literature, philosophy, and education, the author locates the experience of child...(Read More)
 
 
Does the Village Still Raise the Child?
Does the Village Still Raise the Child? (September 2000)
A Collaborative Study of Changing Child-Rearing and Early Education in Kenya
Beth Blue Swadener - Author
Margaret Kabiru - With
Anne Njenga - With

Considers the impacts of rapid social, economic, and cultural change on child-rearing and early education in Kenya.

Examining the degree to which Kenyan children are still communally raised, this book presents findings from a national collaborative study considering the impacts of rapid social, economic, and cultural change on child-rearing and early education in Kenya. The narratives of over 460 parents, grandparents, preschool teache...(Read More)
 
 
Revisiting a Progressive Pedagogy
Revisiting a Progressive Pedagogy (March 2000)
The Developmental-Interaction Approach
Nancy Nager - Editor
Edna K. Shapiro - Editor

Reviews the history and philosophy of a classic approach to teaching, while emphasizing its continuing relevance for contemporary schooling.

Revisiting a Progressive Pedagogy
reviews the history of the developmental-interactive approach, a formulation rooted in developmental psychology and educational practice, progressively informing educational thinking since the early-twentieth century. This conceptualization is identified with--but...(Read More)
 
 
Early Care and Education for Children in Poverty
Early Care and Education for Children in Poverty (March 1998)
Promises, Programs, and Long-Term Results
W. Steven Barnett - Editor
Sarane Spence Boocock - Editor

Establishes the power of early care and education to change children's lives, particularly children in poverty.

"I am impressed by several features of this book. First and foremost is the impeccable scholarship. Barnett and Boocock have brought together the work of a number of first-class scholars from a variety of disciplines who have thought deeply about the problem of educating disadvantaged young children." -- Barry...(Read More)
 
 
Risk and Our Pedagogical Relation to Children
Risk and Our Pedagogical Relation to Children (March 1998)
On the Playground and Beyond
Stephen J. Smith - Author

Shows that "risk" is a valuable and pedagogical experience for children on the playground (and for the adults that share that experience with them) in preparation for the precarious world which children find beyond the playground.

In this thoughtful book, Stephen Smith shows how parents and educators can become aware of the positive value of risk in children's lives and how they can be challenged to take risks that are worth their whi...(Read More)
 
 
Multiple Perspectives on Play in Early Childhood Education
Multiple Perspectives on Play in Early Childhood Education (January 1998)
Olivia N. Saracho - Editor
Bernard Spodek - Editor

While teachers value children's play, they often do not know how to guide that play to make it more educational. This volume reflects current research in the child development and early childhood education fields.

Play has been part of early childhood programs since the initial kindergarten developed by Friedreich Froebel more than one hundred and fifty years ago. While research shows that most teachers value children's ...(Read More)
 
 
Integrated Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Integrated Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practice (July 1997)
Birth to Age Eight
Craig H. Hart - Editor
Diane C. Burts - Editor
Rosalind Charlesworth - Editor

Combines research and practice on integrated developmentally appropriate curriculum that helps theorists, researchers, parents, and teachers understand how to match early childhood teaching practices to the integrated manner that young children naturally think and learn.

This volume combines research and practice on integrated developmentally appropriate curriculum in a manner that will assist theorists, researchers, par...(Read More)
 
 
Power and Emotion in Infant-Toddler Day Care
Power and Emotion in Infant-Toddler Day Care (July 1994)
Robin Lynn Leavitt - Author

"The book is quite powerful. I couldn't put it down! I read it every chance I got. I love the way it brings together several theories, real examples, and frank discussion to paint a picture of life for toddlers in child care. We have not examined the daily lives of children in care closely enough. The issues raised here are vital to healthy development."-- Kimberlee Whaley, Ohio State University, Laboratory for Child and Family Studies

Robin ...(Read More)
 
 
Visions of Entitlement
Visions of Entitlement (October 1993)
The Care and Education of America's Children
Mary A. Jensen - Editor
Stacie G. Goffin - Editor

"This is an important book, one that deserves a wide audience. It provides valuable and compelling discussions of the political, practical, and moral issues involved in advocating for the increasing number of American children being raised without the basic care and opportunities necessary for healthy social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth and development." -- Harriet Alger, Dean, Early Childhood Division, State University of New Yo...(Read More)
 
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