Methods for Teaching in Early Education

Jennifer Ledford, Justin D. Lane, Erin E. Barton

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Abstract

Methods for Teaching in Early Education is a comprehensive textbook offering a thorough introduction to early childhood teaching methods, with a particular focus on inclusive practices. Aligned with both NAEYC standards and CEC’s Division for Early Childhood recommended practices, this text explores various early childhood teaching principles and strategies, providing useful guidance for identifying and choosing between approaches. Covering topics from child-directed strategies to working with professionals in early childhood, the authors provide extensive support to prepare teachers for classroom planning and instruction. Each chapter opens and closes with representative vignettes of the challenges faced by today’s early educators, and helpfully highlights key terms and objectives to inform learning goals. With the addition of sample worksheets, suggested exercises and helpful references, this book fully supports future teachers in understanding how they might implement these strategies in practice. Methods for Teaching in Early Education will prove indispensable for students of teaching methods courses in both general and special education programs, providing a comprehensive introduction to early childhood teaching strategies relevant for today’s inclusive classrooms.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages258
ISBN (Electronic)9781351614184
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences

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