Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers with the Caregivers Companion

Author(s): Janet Gonzalez-Mena

Infants and Toddlers

Combining a child-centered philosophy with problem-solving strategies and a thorough discussion of diversity, "Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers" offers an ideal introduction to curriculum and care for infants and toddlers. The approach to caregiving that underlies the text is based on a combination of Magda Gerber's philosophy and that of her late colleague, Emmi Pikler: both pioneers taught caregivers how to respect young children and stressed the need to integrate - concepts of child development with caregiving, knowledge of play as curriculum, the physical and social environment, and adult relations. "Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers" applies this approach in a practical, meaningful way for students and faculty in introductory early childhood courses.

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Preface Resources for CaregiversPART I. FOCUS ON THE CAREGIVER 1. Principles, Practice, and Curriculum 2. Infant-Toddler Education 3. Caregiving as Curriculum 4. Play as CurriculumPART II. FOCUS ON THE CHILD 5. Attachment 6. Perception 7. Motor Skills 8. Cognition 9. Language 10. Emotions 11. Social SkillsPART III.: FOCUS ON THE PROGRAM 12. The Physical Environment 13. The Social Environment 14. Adult Relations in Infant-Toddler Care and Education ProgramsAppendix A: Quality in Infant-Toddler ProgramsAppendix B: Environmental ChartAppendix C: Guiding Principles of the Parent Services ProjectsNotesReferencesGlossaryCreditsIndex Appendix A: Quality in Infant-Toddler Programs: A Checklist Appendix B: Environmental ChartAppendix C: Guiding Principles of the Parent Services Project

General Fields

  • : 9780073257686
  • : McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • : McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • : 1.076
  • : June 2006
  • : 275mm X 216mm X 28mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Janet Gonzalez-Mena
  • : Paperback
  • : 7th Revised edition
  • : en
  • : 155.4
  • : 327