Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children

Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children

by Olivia N. Saracho

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The Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children is the essential reference on research on early childhood education throughout the world. This singular resource provides a comprehensive overview of important contemporary issues as well as the information necessary to make informed judgments about these issues. The field has changed significantly since the publication of the second edition, and this third edition of the handbook takes care to address the entirety of vital new developments.

A valuable tool for all those who work and study in the field of early childhood education, this volume addresses critical, cutting edge research on child development, curriculum, policy, and research and evaluation strategies. With a multitude of new and updated chapters, The Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children, 3rd Edition makes the expanding knowledge base related to early childhood education readily available and accessible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780429810237
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/30/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 14 MB
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About the Author

Olivia N. Saracho is Professor of Education in the Department of Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership at the University of Maryland.

Bernard Spodek is Professor Emeritus of Early Childhood Education at the University of Illinois.


Table of Contents


1. Introduction: A Contemporary Researcher’s vade mecum (redux)

Olivia N. Saracho

Bernard Spodek


2. Cognitive Development and the Education of Young Children

Kelvin L. Seifert

3. Young Children’s Peer Relations and Social Competence

Gary Ladd

Casey M. Sechler

4. The Emotional Basis of Learning and Development in Early Childhood Education

Susanne A. Denham

Katherine M. Zinsser

Chavaughn A. Brown

5. Motor Development in Young Children

Jackie Goodway

John Ozmun

David L. Gallahue

6. The Development of Children’s Creativity

Mark A. Runco

Nur Cayirdag


7. Rethinking Language Education in Early Childhood: Socio-Cultural Perspectives

Jim Anderson

Lyndsay Moffatt

Marianne McTavish

Jon Shapiro

8. Views and Issues in Children’s Literature

Olivia N. Saracho

9. Early Literacy: Towards a Semiotic approach

Susan E. Hill

Sue Nichols

10. The Education of Young Dual-Language Learners: An Overview

Robert Rueda

David B. Yaden, Jr.

11. Mathematics for Early Childhood Education

Catherine Sophian

12. Science Education in the Early Years

Lucia A. French

Suzanne D. Woodring

13. Techno-Tykes: Digital Technologies in Early Childhood

Marina Umaschi Bers

Elizabeth R. Kazakoff

14. Social Competence Education in Early Childhood: A Sociocultural Perspective

Stacy DeZutter

Melissa K. Kelly

15. Repositioning the Visual Arts in Early Childhood Education: Continuing Reconsideration

Christine Marmé Thompson

16. The Dance of Learning

Karen Bradley

17. Musical Childhoods: A Survey of Contemporary Research

Susan Young

18. Play in Early Childhood Education

James E. Johnson

Serap Sevimli-Celik

Monirah Al-Mansour

19. United States Early Childhood Multicultural Education

Francis Wardle


20. Childhood Poverty: Implications for School Readiness and Early Childhood Education

Rebecca M. Ryan

Rebecca C. Fauth

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

21. Effective Early Childhood Education Programs for Disadvantaged Children:

A Systematic Review and Case Studies

Bette Chambers

Oli de Botton

Alan Cheung

Robert E. Slavin

22. Educational Policy in the United States Regarding Bilinguals in Early Childhood Education

Eugene E. García

Ann-Marie Wiese

23. Young Children’s Understanding of Disabilities: Implications for Attitude Development and Inclusive Education

SeonYeong Yu

Michaelene M. Ostrosky

24. Child Care for Young Children

Kay Sanders

Carollee Howes

25. Family Context in Early Childhood: Connecting Beliefs, Practices, and Ecologies

Barbara H. Fiese

26. Promising Approaches to Professional Development for Early Childhood Educators

Douglas R. Powell

Karen E. Diamond,

Mary K. Cockburn

27. Lifting Preschool Quality – Nurturing Effective Teachers

Bruce Fuller

Rebecca Anguiano

John W. Gasko

28. Early Childhood Education Programs in the Public Schools

Jason T. Hustedt

Dale J. Epstein

W. Steven Barnett

29. Assessing Children’s Learning in Early Childhood Education Settings

Dominic F. Gullo

30. Evaluating the Quality of Early Childhood Education Programs

Dale C. Farran

Kerry Hofer

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