This Encyclopedia is a reference work about young children in the USA, designed for use by policy makers, community planners, parents of young children, teacher and early childhood educators, programme and school administrators, among others. The field of early childhood education has been affected by changes taking place in the nationas economy, demographics, schools, communities and families that influence political and professional decisions. These diverse historical, political economic, socio-cultural, intellectual and educational influences on early childhood education have hindered the development of a clear definition of the field. The Encyclopedia provides an opportunity to define the field against the background of these influences and relates the field of early childhood education to its diverse contexts and to the cultural and technological resources currently affecting it.The quality of these materials varies in terms of what they purport to teach, how they suggest teaching it, and how much flexibility they allow the teacher. ... The Peabody Language Development Kits are designed for preschool through third grade use and contain four ... Among the materials that accompany lesson manuals are color chips as well as picture cards and full color posters, magnetic geometricanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Early Childhood Education|
|Author||:||Doris Pronin Fromberg, Leslie R Williams|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2012-05-23|