Introduction To Early Childhood Education: Third Edition by Eva EssaIntroduction To Early Childhood Education: Third Edition by Eva Essa

Introduction To Early Childhood Education: Third Edition

byEva Essa, Rosemary Young

Paperback | July 16, 2002

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Underlying the third Canadian edition of Introduction to Early Childhood Education is the philosophy that earlychildhood educators are entrusted with the responsibility of designing a program that fosters development and provides the nurturing and care that all young children need. This best-selling text provides a complete overview of the field, its historical and theoretical origins, and the day-to-day work of professionals working in early childhood programs. The third Canadian edition has undergone a major revision in order to better suit the needs of the early childhood programs across Canada.
Eva L. Essa is a professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she has been on the faculty since 1971. The author of several books, Ms. Essa has been engaged in writing and research, published in various professional journals, and has been involved with the National Child ...
Title:Introduction To Early Childhood Education: Third EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.81 × 7.94 × 1.06 inPublished:July 16, 2002Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176169091

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Table of Contents

1. The Scope of ECE. 2. History of ECE. 3. Models. 4. ECE in Canada. 5. Children and Their Families 6. The Early Childhood Educator. 7. Play and DAP. 8. Guidance: Routines, Group Activities, and Behaviours. 9. Curriculum. 10. Development through the Curriculum. 11. Quality in ECE. 12. The Future of ECE.