Table of Contents

Chapter  1          You and Early Childhood Education

Chapter  2          Early Childhood Education Today

Chapter  3          History and Theories

Chapter  4          Implementing Early Childhood Programs

Chapter  5          Teaching with Standards

Chapter  6          Observing and Assessing Young Children

Chapter  7          Infants and Toddlers

Chapter  8          The Preschool Years

Chapter  9          Kindergarten Today

Chapter 10          The Early Elementary Grades: One Through Three

Chapter 11          Educating Children with Diverse Backgrounds and Special Needs

Chapter 12          Guiding Children’s Behavior

Chapter 13          Parents, Families, and the Community


Appendix A: Time Line of the History of Early Childhood Education 



Name/Author Index 

Subject Index