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Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers: Caregiving and Responsive Curriculum Development,
9th Edition

Terri Swim

ISBN-13: 9781305501010 | ISBN-10: 1305501012

Copyright 2017

| Published 2016

| 528 pages

List Price USD $199.95

Overview

INFANTS AND TODDLERS: CAREGIVING AND RESPONSIVE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, 9th Edition, guides you through the acquisition of skills necessary to provide high-quality care for infants and toddlers in any educational setting. This edition's new subtitle better reflects the book's goal of providing appropriate caregiving and educational techniques, as well as curriculum ideas, for infants and toddlers from birth to age three. Overviews of key child care philosophies as they relate to the child, the caregiver, and parent involvement are presented along with case studies and lesson plans that help you translate theory into practice.

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Meet the Authors

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Terri Jo Swim, Ph.D., is professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University in Fort Wayne (IPFW). She has taught in higher education institutions for nearly 20 years, and has worked in private child care centers, university-based laboratory infant/toddler and preschool programs, and summer camps with children ages birth to 13 years. She was also the co-editor of THE HOPE FOR AUDICITY: RECAPTURING OPTIMISM AND CIVILITY IN EDUCATION. Her current research interests include infant-toddler and preschool curriculum, Reggio Emilia, documentation, and teacher education.

  • *NEW* Offering students concrete ideas for working with children, a Lesson Plan is provided at the end of each chapter. These professional resources can be digitally downloaded from the Professional Resource Download in MindTap® for Education.
  • *NEW* The chapters that discuss infant and toddler development have been combined to eliminate repetition of content. Birth to 12 months is covered in Chapter 11, "Teaching Children Twelve to Twenty-Four Months" is now Chapter 12, and "Teaching Children Twenty-Four to Thirty-Six Months" is now Chapter 13.
  • *NEW* Chapter 10, "Early Intervention," takes an in-depth look at early intervention and highlights the importance of collaboration between family members, caregivers, and intervention specialists.
  • *NEW* Chapter 14, "Developmentally Appropriate Content," provides guidance on how to introduce older toddlers to the fine arts, science, mathematics, literacy, and social studies in a way that complements and heightens their curiosity.
  • *NEW* "Family and Community Connection" boxed feature assists readers in applying strategies for engaging family and community agencies in the care and education of young children.
  • MindTap® Education for INFANTS AND TODDLERS: CAREGIVING AND RESPONSIVE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, 9th Edition is a highly personalized, fully customizable learning platform with an integrated e-portfolio. MindTap helps students to elevate their thinking by guiding them to know, remember, and understand concepts critical to becoming a great teacher; apply concepts, create curricula and tools, and demonstrate performance and competency in key areas, including education standards; prepare artifacts for their portfolio and eventual state licensure, to launch a successful teaching career; and develop the habits to become a reflective practitioner.
  • "Reading Checkpoints" within chapters improve comprehension by asking students to pause and consider what they have just read.
  • Learning Objectives and professional early childhood standards relevant to each chapter appear at the beginning of each chapter, and a standards correlation chart, which provides an easily accessible glimpse of where standards are covered throughout the book, appears on the inside covers. In addition, Appendix B provides specific information about CDA Competency Goals and the NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation: Initial Licensure Programs.
  • Appendix A provides developmental milestones for children from birth to 36 months for the four major areas of development, assisting caregivers in recording observations and assessing each child's current level of development.
  • A strong focus on special needs children is integrated throughout the text.
  • Revised case studies present real-life examples of the concepts and principles discussed.
  • "Spotlight" features highlight key research topics, professional child care organizations, and the personal experiences of child care professionals to enhance the book's real-world perspective. In the latter "Spotlight on Practice--Voices from the Field" features, which appear in Chapters 11–14, practicing teachers apply and reflect on concepts discussed in the chapter.

Table of Contents

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Part I: UNDERSTANDING THE FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION.
1. Taking a Developmental Perspective.
2. Physical and Cognitive/Language Development.
3. Social and Emotional Development.
4. Attachment and the Three A's.
5. Effective Preparation and Tools.
Part II: ESTABLISHING A POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT.
6. Building Relationships and Guiding Behaviors.
7. Supportive Communication with Families and Colleagues.
8. The Indoor and Outdoor Learning Environments.
9. Designing the Curriculum.
Part III: RESPONSIVE CURRICULUM.
10. Early Intervention.
11. Teaching Children Birth to Twelve Months.
12. Teaching Children Twelve to Twenty-Four Months.
13. Teaching Children Twenty-Four to Thirty-Six Months.
14. Developmentally Appropriate Content.
Appendix A: Tools for Observing and Recording.
Appendix B: Standards for Infant/Toddler Caregivers.
Appendix C: Board Books.
Appendix D: Picture Books.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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