- Author : Carol Gestwicki
- Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
- Release Date : 2007
- Genre: Education
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- ISBN 10 : UVA:X004904584
Developmentally Appropriate Practice Book Description :
Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Curriculum and Development in Early Education, 3e is a thoughtful and comprehensive reference that is now even more effective with the addition of several new features and enhanced content. The book takes a topical approach and assumes some basic child development knowledge/experience, and is intended as a guide for thoughtful consideration of classroom and caregiver practices. In the first section, developmentally appropriate practice is discussed and explored, including an in-depth, extended section on the theory and research of play. Subsequent sections address environments such as physical, social/emotional, and cognitive/language. The coverage of these important environments is comprehensive and individually...