NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED493627
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 137
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-9144-0939-5ISBN-978-0-9144-0939-7
Concepts for Care: 20 Essays on Infant/Toddler Development and Learning
Lally, J. Ronald, Ed.; Mangione, Peter L., Ed.; Greenwald, Deborah, Ed.
WestEd (NJ3)
Leading experts in infant/toddler development have contributed succinct essays drawn from research, theory, clinical case studies, and carefully documented practice. Each essay represents current thinking in the field of infant/toddler development and care. Individually and as a collection, the essays provide a springboard for reflection, discussion, and further exploration, especially for infant/toddler professionals seeking to enhance their programs and for students in the early care and education field. The contents of this book include a foreword and the following 20 chapters: (1) Being Held in Another's Mind (Jeree Pawl); (2) Metatheories of Childrearing (Ron Lally); (3) The Emotional Basis of Intelligence (Stanley I. Greenspan); (4) Creativity, Shared Meaning, and Relationships (Carlina Rinaldi); (5) Creating Responsive, Reciprocal Relationships with Infants and Toddlers (Peter L. Mangione); (6) Nurturing Very Young Children Who Experience More Than One Language (Barbara Zurer Pearson with Peter L. Mangione); (7) Stress, Nurture, and the Young Brain (Megan Gunnar); (8) Nurturing Developing Brains, Minds, and Hearts (Ross A. Thompson); (9) Play and Its Relationship to Preliteracy (Edward Zigler); (10) Teachers and Family Members: Talking Together (Amy Laura Dombro); (11) Embracing Inclusion: When ALL Means ALL (Rebeca Valdivia, Linda Brault, and Anne Kuschner); (12) Infant Mental Health (Jeree Pawl); (13) Working with Traumatized Young Children in Child Care and Education Settings (Alicia F. Lieberman); (14) Environments for Infants and Toddlers (Louis Torelli); (15) Reflective Practice (Claire Lerner); (16) Every Child Is a Cultural Being (Carol Brunson Day); (17) Socialization and Guidance with Infants and Toddlers (Janis Keyser); (18) Beyond Baby Talk: Speaking with Babies (Dolores Norton); (19) Responsive Interactions: Reading with Very Young Children (Senta Greene); and (20) Respectful Teaching with Infants and Toddlers (Mary Jane Maguire Fong). The book concludes with a list of references and information about the contributors.
WestEd. 730 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA 94107-1242. Tel: 877-493-7833; Tel: 415-565-3000; Fax: 415-565-3012; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Community; Teachers; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: WestEd, San Francisco, CA.