|Denise H. Daniels||Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo|
|Patricia K. Clarkson|
|© 2010||208 pages||6" x 9"|
|Paperback||ISBN:||9781412981149||$27.95||Add to Cart|
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|About the Authors|
|Preface to the Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology Series|
|1. Developmental Perspectives and Educational Practice: Viewing Children and Teachers in the Big Picture|
|2. Early School Adjustment: Fostering Adjustment and Self-Regulation|
|3. The Primacy of Relationships in the Early School Years: Fostering Relationships|
|4. Developmentally Appropriate Classroom Practices: Fostering Learning in the Classroom|
|5. Learning in Digital and Natural Environments: Connecting Learning Out of the Classroom|
|Conclusion: Guiding Children on Positive Developmental Pathways Through School|
|Resource A. Tools for Reflection and Improvement|
|Resource B. Professional Organizations and Model Programs|
|Resource C. Recommended Reading|
|Resource D. Glossary|
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"This book helps the practicing educator turn research into seamless classroom practice. The practice exercises can be implemented immediately to help build student success."
—Katina Keener, Science/Social Studies Teacher, T. C. Walker Elementary School, Gloucester, VA
Launch young learners on positive pathways through school!
The early school years provide critical opportunities for children to develop foundational skills and positive attitudes toward learning. This book, the first in the Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology series, gives current and prospective PreK–3 teachers valuable insight into how young children feel, think, and learn.
Denise H. Daniels and Patricia K. Clarkson show how current research and theory from educational psychology can be applied to create a child-centered learning environment and to develop best practices for instruction. Readers will gain a deeper understanding of:
Vignettes and case studies, practice exercises, suggested games, and reflection questions make A Developmental Approach to Educating Young Children a valuable asset in helping teachers design stimulating learning experiences for young children.
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