ERIC Number: ED072875
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Teachers of Young Children.
Hess, Robert D.; Croft, Doreen J.
This textbook for preschool teachers is geared to the needs of the young and relatively inexperienced teacher. The book combines developmental and educational theory with practical application. Chapters cover: (1) early education as a career; (2) schools and systems of early education; (3) school and family: partners or competitors?; (4) social opportunity and educational achievement; (5) programs are tools, not religions--varieties of programs and approaches; (6) growth of language and cognitive abilities; (7) social concepts and behavior; (8) the versatility of the arts in a preschool program; (9) crisis in the preschool--coping with emergencies; and (10) the challenge of evaluation. References are provided for each chapter. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Cognitive Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Early Experience, Intervention, Language Acquisition, Music Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Preschool Evaluation, Preschool Teachers, Resource Materials, Social Development, Socioeconomic Influences, Teacher Behavior, Textbooks
Houghton Mifflin Company, 2 Park Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02107 ($10.25; discount price to schools and teachers, $8.20)
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