ERIC Number: ED493627
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 0
Concepts for Care: 20 Essays on Infant/Toddler Development and Learning
Lally, J. Ronald, Ed.; Mangione, Peter L., Ed.; Greenwald, Deborah, Ed.
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.
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Young Children, Child Development, Child Rearing, Theories, Intelligence, Creativity, Anxiety, Play, Mental Health, Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Socialization, Guidance, Multilingualism, Relationship, Family School Relationship, Child Language, Literacy, Reading Aloud to Others
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Community; Teachers; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: WestEd, San Francisco, CA.