Theories of Childhood, Second Edition: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky

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Redleaf Press, Feb 19, 2013 - Education - 128 pages
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The classic guide for early childhood classrooms and professionals, now revised and updated.
 

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Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition
1
Introduction to the First Edition
5
Joining Theory to Practice
8
About This Book
11
Chapter 1
13
Deweys Theories
16
Dewey in the TwentyFirst Century
30
Discussion Questions
33
Suggestions for Further Reading
76
Chapter 4
77
Piagets Theories
79
Piaget in the TwentyFirst Century
95
Discussion Questions
97
Suggestions for Further Reading
98
Chapter 5
99
Vygotskys Theories
100

Chapter 2
35
Montessoris Theories
37
Montessori in the TwentyFirst Century
48
Discussion Questions
50
Suggestions for Further Reading
51
Chapter 3
53
Eriksons Theories
54
Erikson in the TwentyFirst Century
73
Discussion Questions
75
Vygotsky in the TwentyFirst Century
114
Discussion Questions
115
Suggestions for Further Reading
116
Glossary
117
References
121
Index
125
About the Author
133
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Carol Garhart Mooney: Carol Garhart Mooney has written extensively on a wide variety of child development topics. In addition to Theories of Childhood, Second Edition, she is also the author of Theories of Attachment: An Introduction to Bowlby, Ainsworth, Gerber, Brazelton, Kennell, and Klaus, Swinging Pendulums: Cautionary Tales for Early Childhood Education, and Use Your Words: How Teacher Talk Helps Children Learn, all published by Redleaf Press. She holds a master’s degree in early childhood education from the University of New Hampshire. She is a former preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school teacher and has served as a child care services manager for Belknap-Merrimack Head Start. For twenty-five years, she has been an instructor of early childhood education and sociology of the family for the University System of New Hampshire.

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