Infant and Toddler Development and Responsive Program Planning: A Relationship-Based Approach (Pearson New International ed of 3rd revised ed)

Infant and Toddler Development and Responsive Program Planning: A Relationship-Based Approach (Pearson New International ed of 3rd revised ed)

By: Sandy Petersen (author), Donna S. Wittmer (author)Paperback

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This comprehensive and applied textbook clearly describes and respects infant and toddler development through a relationship-based approach to early care and education. Covering not only development, curriculum, and program planning, but also guidance and professionalism, this text promotes a relationship-based model for understanding how infants and toddlers grow and learn in typical and atypical ways. This new edition continues to emphasize the importance of families' and teachers' relationships and responsiveness in interactions with young children, the latest developmental research, an emphasis on child-centered planning, particularly strong coverage of infants and toddlers with special needs, and the effects of culture, families, and quality programs on infant-toddler development and interactions. Readers will come away with a deeper understanding of why, according to the science of child development, certain practices support or hinder an infant's or toddler's optimal development-and how to provide responsive, joyful, meaningful and lasting high-quality care. The Third Edition is enhanced with videos (in the Pearson eText only), new engaging photos, expanded coverage of culture, and many other valuable additions.

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Chapter 1 A Relationship-Based Model and the Importance of the Infant and Toddler Years Chapter 2 Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families Chapter 3 Understanding and Using Theories Chapter 4 The Power of Observation: Learning About Infants and Toddlers Chapter 5 Brain and Prenatal Development, Birth, and the Newborn Chapter 7 Social Development and Learning with Peers Chapter 9 Language Development and Learning Chapter 10 Motor Development and Learning Chapter 11 Responsive Programs: Quality, Health, Safety, and Nutrition Chapter 12 Creating a Relationship-Based Curriculum Chapter 13 Routines, Environments, and Opportunities: Day to Day the Relationship Way Chapter 14 Respect, Reflect, and Relate: The 3 R Approach to Guidance Chapter 15 Including Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities in Child Development and Education Programs Chapter 16 The Infant-Toddler Professional: Identity, Relationships, and Resources Appendix A Portraits of Development Appendix B Portraits of Development (Spanish) Appendix C Developmental Trends and Responsive Interactions (Spanish) Appendix D Planning Guides

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781292041056
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781292041056
  • weight: 1106
  • ISBN10: 1292041056
  • edition: Pearson New International ed of 3rd revised ed

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