Raises provocative questions about how we care for infants and toddlers, and how to provide education and support for their caregivers.
Offers a sweeping review of conceptions of and approaches to childhood.
Considers the impacts of rapid social, economic, and cultural change on child-rearing and early education in Kenya.
Reviews the history and philosophy of a classic approach to teaching, while emphasizing its continuing relevance for contemporary schooling.
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.
Establishes the power of early care and education to change children's lives, particularly children in poverty.
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.
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.
A provocative ethnography of the lived experiences of infants and toddlers in day care centers.
As part of a re-examination of our societal values and obligations, this book focuses on illuminating the various meanings and issues of entitlement in relation to the basic needs of children in our society. ...
This book looks at readiness from a different perspective, arguing that we must move away from the readiness-as-child characteristic so prevalent in education and the popular press. Instead, readiness ...