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Introduction to Early Childhood Education 1.1e (Julian)

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    188621
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    Welcome to Introduction to Early Childhood Education. This textbook will cover the following topics:  

    • An overview of the field of early learning 
    • Historical roots of early learning 
    • Professionalism, values and ethics required for working in the field 
    • Philosophers and theorists that have contributed to early learning 
    • Brain development and the importance of executive function 
    • Developmentally appropriate practice 
    • Developmental theory: how children grow and develop 
    • The value of play for young children 
    • Environments both indoors and outdoors and the contribution both make to the developing child. 
    • Family connections and support for all families 
    • Issues and trends within the field of early learning 
    • Beyond behaviors:  guiding children’s behavior 
    • Adverse Childhood Trauma and building resiliency. 
    • Diversity and equity within the field of early learning 

    Thumbnail: Kids at play. (Usplash License)