Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Curriculum and Development in Early Education

ISBN-13: 9781133602774

ISBN-10: 1133602770

Author: Carol Gestwicki

Edition: 5

Publication date:
2013
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Format:
Paperback 496 pages
Category:
Education
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Acknowledged author Carol Gestwicki wrote Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Curriculum and Development in Early Education comprising 496 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1133602770 and 9781133602774. Since then Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Curriculum and Development in Early Education textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $5.39 or rent at the marketplace.


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Thoughtful and comprehensive, DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY EDUCATION, 5th Edition, is designed to meet the needs of new early childhood students as well as experienced teachers, professionals, and parents. It provides an overview of the concepts and theoretical foundations of developmental practices and discusses the practical implications for teachers and caregivers. Reflecting the NAEYC position statement on Developmentally Appropriate Practice, the book includes content on aligning early childhood teaching practices with national education standards. Section I explores developmentally appropriate practice, including an in-depth section on the theory and research of play as well as discussion of early learning standards in curriculum development. Readers also learn how well known curriculum approaches fit into the principles of developmentally appropriate practice. Subsequent sections, which discuss the physical, social/emotional, and cognitive/language domains, individually address appropriate practice for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary-aged children. Section V, available on the book's website, discusses how teachers can make changes that result in more developmentally appropriate practices and how to gain support for those changes with families and communities. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.