Tools of the Mind: The Vygotskian Approach to Early Childhood Education 2nd Edition

Pearson - Features:   written for the beginning student, the book provides a clear discussion of Vygotskian principles including. A historical overview and a complete chapter on the “Zone of Proximal Development, ” ZPD. As the only text of its kind, neo-vygotskians' findings, this book provides in-depth information about Vygotsky's theories, and concrete explanations and strategies that instruct teachers how to influence student learning and development.

Key changes to this edition include a new chapter on dynamic assessment, preschool/kindergarten, and primary grades and on supporting those accomplishments, separate and expanded chapters on developmental accomplishments of infants and toddlers, and elaborations of Vygotsky's ideas from neo-Vygotskians from Russia.

Tools of the Mind: The Vygotskian Approach to Early Childhood Education 2nd Edition - The work of vygotsky is compared in a fair and balanced way with the work of Piaget. Each section of the book builds on the other. Framework, strategies, and applications of the Vygotskian approach. Examples and activities have been class-tested in a variety of classroom environments including a Head Start program, private preschool, and in the Denver Public Schools.





Children′s Thinking: Cognitive Development and Individual Differences

SAGE Publications, Inc - The book covers individual children and their developmental journeys while also following the general paths of overall cognitive development in children. Supported by the latest research studies and data, the Sixth Edition provides valuable insights for readers to better understand and work with children.

The sixth Edition of David F. Bjorklund and Kayla B. This unique and effective approach gives readers a holistic view of children’s cognitive development, acknowledging that while no two children are exactly alike, they tend to follow similar developmental patterns. Causey’s topically organized Children’s Thinking presents a current, comprehensive, and dynamic examination of cognitive development.





The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind

William Morrow Paperbacks - It argues that evolution designed us both to teach and learn, and that the drive to learn is our most important instinct. This exciting book by three pioneers in the new field of cognitive science discusses important discoveries about how much babies and young children know and learn, and how much parents naturally teach them.

It also reveals as fascinating insights about our adult capacities and how even young children - as well as adults - use some of the same methods that allow scientists to learn so much about the world. Filled with surprise at every turn, lucid, this vivid, and often funny book gives us a new view of the inner life of children and the mysteries of the mind.

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Theories of Childhood, Second Edition: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky NONE

Redleaf Press - Understand theories of childhood to make your days with children smoother, your job easier, and your program stronger. This best-selling resource provides clear, Jean Piaget, Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, straightforward introductions to the foundational theories of John Dewey, and Lev Vygotsky. She is also the author of Theories of Attachment, Use Your Words, and Swinging Pendulums.

. Discussion questions and suggested readings are included to help you gain an understanding of what it means to apply each theory to your work with children. Theories of childhood, second edition:builds the bridge between theory and best practices in early childhood educationSupports your genuine enjoyment with children by helping you understand more about the ways they grow and learnIncludes new understandings of Vygotsky’s workApplies the five theories to the realities of the twenty-first centuryCarol Garhart Mooney has been an early childhood educator for more than forty years.

Theories of Childhood, Second Edition: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky NONE - Used book in Good Condition. Each chapter highlights a theorist’s work and includes insight on how the theory impacts teaching young children today. Redleaf Press.





Childhood and Society

W. W. Norton & Company - The landmark work on the social significance of childhood. His insights into the interdependence of the individuals' growth and historical change, growth, his now-famous concepts of identity, and the life cycle, have changed the way we perceive ourselves and society. Erikson underlie much of our understanding of human development.

Used book in Good Condition. Combining the insights of clinical psychoanalysis with a new approach to cultural anthropology, analyzing the infantile and the mature, Childhood and Society deals with the relationships between childhood training and cultural accomplishment, the modern and the archaic elements in human motivation.

Childhood and Society - Widely read and cited, his works have won numerous awards including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Redleaf Press. Translated into numerous foreign languages, it has gone on to become a classic in the study of the social significance of childhood. The original and vastly influential ideas of Erik H.

It was hailed upon its first publication as "a rare and living combination of European and American thought in the human sciences" Margaret Mead, The American Scholar.





Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education: Building a Foundation 3rd Edition

Pearson - Redleaf Press. Early childhood authority, sue bredekamp, designed Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education: Building a Foundation to prepare a new generation of teachers who can make a difference in children’s lives and education. In addition to the access card included in this package, provided by your instructor, you will need a course invite link, to register for and use REVEL.

The third edition is updated with the latest research impacting policy and practice to help teachers thrive in the dynamic field of early education. Note: this is the bound book only and does not include access to REVEL. Informed by extensive research on how people read, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, think, and learn, and study in one continuous experience—for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education: Building a Foundation 3rd Edition - To order revel packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134379160 . Check with the seller before completing your purchase. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Note: before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN.

Revel is pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Used books, may be incorrect, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access code for REVEL may not be included, rentals, or may be previously redeemed.





The Cultural Nature of Human Development

Oxford University Press - Middle-class adults often do not trust young children with knives. Used book in Good Condition. Redleaf Press. In the efe community in Zaire, infants routinely use machetes with safety and some skill, although U. S. Individuals develop as members of a community, and their development can only be fully understood by examining the practices and circumstances of their communities.

What explains these marked differences in the capabilities of these children?Until recently, traditional understandings of human development held that a child's development is universal and that children have characteristics and skills that develop independently of cultural processes. Three-year-old kwara'ae children in oceania act as caregivers of their younger siblings, but in the UK, it is an offense to leave a child under age 14 ears without adult supervision.

The Cultural Nature of Human Development - Barbara rogoff argues, however, that human development must be understood as a cultural process, not simply a biological or psychological one.





From Neurons to Neighborhoods : The Science of Early Childhood Development

National Academies Press - The committee issues a series of challenges to decision makers regarding the quality of child care, the integration of children's cognitive and emotional development, issues of racial and ethnic diversity, and more. Authoritative yet accessible, think, From Neurons to Neighborhoods presents the evidence about "brain wiring" and how kids learn to speak, and regulate their behavior.

Redleaf Press. It examines the effect of the climate-family, child care, community-within which the child grows. How can we use our burgeoning knowledge to assure the well-being of all young children, for their own sake as well as for the sake of our nation? Drawing from new findings, the impact of being born into a working family, the effect of politics on programs for children, this book presents important conclusions about nature-versus-nurture, the costs and benefits of intervention, and other issues.

From Neurons to Neighborhoods : The Science of Early Childhood Development - How we raise young children is one of today's most highly personalized and sharply politicized issues, in part because each of us can claim some level of "expertise. The debate has intensified as discoveries about our development-in the womb and in the first months and years-have reached the popular media.

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The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation, 3rd Edition

Praeger - Redleaf Press. Praeger. Why does the city of reggio emilia in northern italy feature one of the best public systems of early education in the world? This book documents the comprehensive and innovative approach that utilizes the "hundred languages of children" to support their well-being and foster their intellectual development.

Contributions from leaders from reggio emilia and international scholars from europe and north america, howard gardner, carlina Rinaldi, including Loris Malaguzzi, concepts, Gunilla Dahlberg, and others• Illustrated with photographs of the teachers and children in the Reggio Emilia schools as well as drawings from the children of the Reggio Emilia preschools• A bibliography with references and sources follows each chapter• An index provides access to names, Vea Vecchi, and themes discussed across many of the different chapters Used book in Good Condition.





The Emotional Life of the Toddler

Simon & Schuster - Hailed as “groundbreaking” by The Boston Globe after its initial publication, the new edition includes the latest research on this crucial stage of development. Anyone who has followed an active toddler around for a day knows that a child of this age is a whirlwind of explosive, contradictory, and ever-changing emotions.

Praeger. Alicia F. Lieberman’s the emotional life of the Toddler is the seminal, detailed look into the varied and intense emotional life of children aged one to three. With the help of numerous examples and vivid cases, a rich, Lieberman answers these and other questions, in the process, providing, insightful profile of the roller coaster emotional world of the toddler.

Why, for example, is “no” often the favorite response of the toddler? how should parents deal with the anger they might feel when their toddler is being aggressively stubborn? Why does a crying toddler run to his mother for a hug only to push himself vigorously away as soon as she begins to embrace him? This updated edition also addresses twenty-first century concerns such as how to handle screen time on devices and parenting in a post-internet world.

The Emotional Life of the Toddler - Used book in Good Condition. Drawing on her lifelong research, Dr. Redleaf Press. Lieberman offers an in-depth examination of toddlers’ emotional development, and illuminates how to optimize this crucial stage so that toddlers can develop into emotionally healthy children and adults. Lieberman addresses commonly asked questions and issues.





The High-Performing Preschool: Story Acting in Head Start Classrooms

University of Chicago Press - Redleaf Press. The high-performing preschool takes readers into the lives of three- and four-year-old Head Start students during their first year of school and focuses on the centerpiece of their school day: story acting. She shows how it creates a crucial opportunity for teachers to guide children inside the interior logic and premises of an idea, and how it fosters the creation of a literary community.

Used book in Good Condition. Paley—gillian dowley McNamee elucidates the ways, and reasons, this activity is so successful. In this activity, students act out stories from high-quality children’s literature as well as stories dictated by their peers. Drawing on a unique pair of thinkers—Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky and renowned American teacher and educational writer Vivian G.

The High-Performing Preschool: Story Acting in Head Start Classrooms - Praeger. She shows how story acting offers a larger blueprint for curricula that helps ensure all preschools—not just those for society’s well-to-do—are excellent. Mcnamee outlines how story acting cultivates children’s oral and written language skills. Starting with vygotsky and paley, showing how educators can deliver on the promise of Head Start and provide a setting for all young children to become articulate, thoughtful, McNamee paints a detailed portrait of high-quality preschool teaching, and literate learners.