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Author Nilsen, Barbara.

Title Introduction to learning & teaching : infants through elementary age children / Barbara A. Nilsen, Gini Albertalli.

Published Albany, NY : Delmar, [2002]
©2002

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  372.973 NILS {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 554 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Learning Teacher 1 -- What Is a Teacher? 2 -- Why Do You Want to Be a Teacher? 5 -- What Does a Teacher Need to Know? 13 -- Chapter 2 Learning and Teaching with Families-Home/School Relationships 46 -- Understanding the Partnership with the Family 47 -- Development and Curriculum for Family Partnerships 65 -- Assessment of Home/School Relationships 72 -- Chapter 3 Learning and Teaching in a System 78 -- Power Connection 81 -- History of Education in the United States 84 -- Educational Systems in the United States 92 -- Future of the Educational System 103 -- Chapter 4 Learning Teacher and the Classroom Environment 109 -- Understanding the Classroom Environment and Its Effect on Learning 111 -- Safe Environments 120 -- Environments Planned for Safety and Learning 129 -- Assessing Environments 149 -- Chapter 5 Learning about and Teaching the Growing Child-Physical Development and Health 154 -- Understanding Physical Development's Relationship to Learning 155 -- Development and Curriculum for the Growing Child 164 -- Assessing Physical Development and Health 186 -- Chapter 6 Learning about and Teaching the Thinking Child-Cognitive Development 192 -- Understanding Cognitive Development in Learning and Teaching 193 -- Theorists in Cognitive Development 207 -- Development and Curriculum for Thinking and Learning 213 -- Assessing Cognitive Development 230 -- Chapter 7 Learning about and Teaching the Speaking Child-Language Development 238 -- Understanding Language in Learning and Teaching 239 -- Development and Curriculum for Language Development 250 -- Language Delays and Assessment of Language 262 -- Chapter 8 Learning about and Teaching the Reading and Writing Child 268 -- Understanding Literacy 269 -- Development of and Curriculum for Literacy 274 -- Assessment of Literacy 298 -- Chapter 9 Learning about and Teaching the Young Mathematician and Scientist 305 -- Understanding Learning and Teaching Mathematics, Science, and Technology 306 -- Development of Mathematical and Scientific Thinking 312 -- Development and Curriculum in Mathematics, Science, and Technology 319 -- Assessing Mathematics, Science, and Technology Learning 340 -- Chapter 10 Learning about and Teaching the Creative Child 347 -- Understanding Creativity in Learning and Teaching 348 -- Nature of Creativity 349 -- Nurture of Creativity 354 -- Creative Development and the Arts Curriculum 363 -- Assessing Creativity 382 -- Chapter 11 Learning about and Teaching the Feeling Child-Emotional Development 388 -- Understanding Emotional Development in Learning and Teaching 389 -- Development and Curriculum for Emotional Health 411 -- Assessing Emotional Development 429 -- Chapter 12 Learning about and Teaching the Responsible Child-Social and Moral Development 438 -- Understanding Social and Moral Development in Learning and Teaching 439 -- Social and Moral Development and Curriculum 453 -- Assessing Social and Moral Development 478 -- Chapter 13 Learning and Teaching as a Professional 486 -- Learning about Teaching as a Profession 487 -- Who Is a Professional? 487 -- Professional as a Lifelong Learner 501 -- Appendix A Developmental Profiles 513 -- Appendix B Evaluation of Infant/Toddler Environment 523 -- Appendix C Playground Rating System (Ages Three-Eight) 525 -- Appendix D Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale 529 -- Appendix E Frost-Wortham Developmental Checklist 533.
Summary Introduction to Teaching and Learning introduces students to theexciting world of teaching children from birth through age 12. It coverssuch topics as the classroom environment, health and physicaldevelopment, and literacy. It also provides the insight of experiencedteachers working in a variety of settings such as Head Start, preschool, child care, and private and public schools.
Other author Albertalli, Gini.
Subject Early childhood education -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Education, Primary -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Child development -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Active learning -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Variant Title Learning and teaching.
Introduction to learning and teaching.
Learning & teaching.
ISBN 0766815390