Giving It Some Thought: Cases for Early Childhood Practice
Item #: 150
# of Pages:181
Precepts of good early childhood practice seem so straightforward when we learn them in a course; however, real life is more complex. Decisions are murky. For instance, parents may clamor for classroom practices that the teacher abhors. Meeting the needs of one child or family may not be in the best interest of the others. And so it goes—competing forces, factors, and beliefs often pull the teacher this way and that. Muriel Rand offers 49 real examples to help teachers-in-training start thinking as decision-makers.