The Caregiver's Companion

Paperback | July 27, 2011

byJanet Gonzalez-mena, Dianne Widmeyer Eyer

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The Caregiver’s Companion is a collection of supplemental readings and resources to enhance understanding and use of the material in Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers. The goal is to provide additional resources and support for the practical application of the material in Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers.

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The Caregiver’s Companion is a collection of supplemental readings and resources to enhance understanding and use of the material in Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers. The goal is to provide additional resources and support for the practical application of the material in Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.8 × 8.5 × 0.3 inPublished:July 27, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077490355

ISBN - 13:9780077490355

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Readings

Section 1 Chapter Readings

Chapter 1, Principles, Practice, and Curriculum
Reading 1 Caring for Infants with Respect: The RIE Approach
MAGDA GERBER

Chapter 2, Infant-Toddler Education
Reading 2 Curriculum and Lesson Planning: A Responsive Approach
J. RONALD LALLY

Chapter 3, Caregiving as Curriculum
Reading 3 Respectful, Individual, and Responsive Caregiving for Infants
BEVERLY KOVACH AND DENISE DA ROS

Chapter 4, Play as Curriculum
Reading 4 Faciltating the Play of Children at Loczy
ANNA TARDOS

Chapter 5, Attachment
Reading 5 A Primary Caregiving System for Infants and Toddlers: Best for Everyone Involved
JENNIFER L. BERNHARDT

Chapter 6, Perception
Reading 6 Excerpt from Our Moving Bodies Tell Stories, Which Speak of Our Experiences
SUZI TORTORA, ZERO TO THREE, MAY 1004, PAGES 5-6

Chapter 7, Motor Skills
Reading 7 The Development of Movement
EMMI PIKLER

Chapter 8, Cognition
Reading 8 How Infants and Toddlers Use Symbols
KAREN MILLER

Chapter 9, Language
Reading 9 Preparing for Literacy: Communication Comes First
RUTH ANNE HAMMOND

Chapter 10 Emotions
Reading 10 Helping a Baby Adjust to Center Care
ENID ELLIOT

Chapter 11 Social Skills
Reading 11 Toddlers: What to Expect
JANET GONZALEZ-MENA

Chapter 12 The Physical Environment
Reading 12 Creating a Landscape for Learning
LOUIS TORELLI AND CHARLES DURRETT

Chapter 13 The Social Environment
Reading 13 The Impact of Child Care Policies and Practices onInfant/Toddler Idendity Formation
J. RONALD LALLY

Chapter 14 Adult Relations In Infant-Toddler Care and Education Programs
Reading 14 Cross Cultural Conferences
JANET GONZALEZ-MENA

Section 2: Overarching Themes

Readings on Health and Safety

Reading 15 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Ask Dr. Sue Your Health and Safety
SUSAN S. ARONSON

Reading 16 Supporting the Development of Infants and Toddlers with Special Health Needs
CYNTHIA HUFFMAN

Reading 17 Breastfeeding Promotion in Child Care
LAURA DUTIL AIRD

Readings on Culture and Families

Reading 18 Cultural Dimensions of Feeding Relationships
CAROL BRUNSON PHILLIPS AND RENATTA COOPER

Reading 19 Cultural Differences in Sleeping Practices
JANET GONZALEZ-MENA AND NAVAZ PESHOTAN BHAVNAGRI

Readings on Including Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs

Reading 20 Talking with Parents When Concerns Arise
LINDA BRAULT AND JANET GONZALEZ-MENA

Reading 21 Strategies for Supporting Infants and Toddlers withDisabilities in Inclusive Child Care
DONNA SULLIVAN AND JANET GONZALEZ-MENA

Part II. Important Forms

Part III. Communicating with Parents

Part IV. Observation

Observation Guidelines
Video Observations