Giants in the Nursery: A Biographical History of Developmentally Appropriate Practice by David ElkindGiants in the Nursery: A Biographical History of Developmentally Appropriate Practice by David Elkind

Giants in the Nursery: A Biographical History of Developmentally Appropriate Practice

byDavid Elkind

Paperback | February 1, 2015

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Examine the evolution of developmentally appropriate practice with this biographical history of early childhood education. This book explores the theory's progression-from its beginnings in writings of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century philosophers, its experimental implementation by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century practitioners, and its scientific grounding in contemporary theory and research-and includes biographical sketches and perspectives of eleven philosophical, pedagogical, and theoretical figures-the giants-in this evolution. David Elkind, PhD, is the best-selling author of more than twenty books and a well-known early childhood expert who has appeared on shows including Today Show, CBS Morning News, 20/20, Dateline, Donahue, and Oprah.
David Elkind: David Elkind is professor emeritus of child development at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. He was formerly professor of psychology, psychiatry, and education at the University of Rochester. Professor Elkind obtained his doctorate at UCLA and then spent a year as David Rapaport's research assistant at the Auste...
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Title:Giants in the Nursery: A Biographical History of Developmentally Appropriate PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:February 1, 2015Publisher:Redleaf PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1605543705

ISBN - 13:9781605543703

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