Keep students on the cutting edge of early childhood teaching practice and professionalism.

Early Childhood Education Today presents current, research-based information on providing high-quality early education to all children so that they can be successful in school and in life. This updated edition integrates 14 themes that are critical in the field today: the importance of all children’s language and literacy development and competence; teaching children who may need help with English language learning; teaching in increasingly diverse classrooms; applying developmentally appropriate practices; closing the achievement gap; integrating special education and early childhood education services; teaching in inclusive classrooms; closing school readiness gaps; the expanding role of preschool education; meeting the challenges of teacher accountability; integrating STEAM subjects into the curriculum; providing for children’s mental health; using technology to support learners; and developing as a professional.