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Online Resources for Early Childhood Education Students: E-Books

Electronic reference sources, e-books and journals brought to you by Chesapeake College Library.

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 Building blocks: making children succesful in the early years

Building blocks: Making children successful in the early years of school. By Gene Maeroff. Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Discusses the characteristics of effective early childhood programs, stressing the importance of an integrated approach in preschool, kindergarten and grades 1-3.


Creative resources for infants and toddlers

Creative resources for infants and toddlers. By J. Herr and T. Swim. Delmar, 1999.

Hundreds of activities promote thinking, interacting, learning and growth for infants and toddlers. Physical, cognitive, social, emotional and language development are addressed in individual and group activities.

   Early childhood development and its variations

Early childhood development and its variations. By K. Slentz and S. Krough. Erlbaum, 2001.

Offers an overview of development, examining norms and individual differences as well as disabilities. Considers physical, cognitive and social/emotional development of infants, toddlers, preschool and primary school age children.

 Engaging young children in mathematics



Engaging young children in mathematics: standards for early childhood mathematics education. Edited by D. Clements and J. Sarama. Erlbaum, 2004.

Early childhood mathematics theory, research and practice. .

   Fopcus on early childhood

Focus on early childhood: principles and realities. Edited by M. Boushel, M. Fawcett and J. Selwyn. Blackwell Science, 2000.

Professionals and academics in education, social work, psychology and law contribute recent research and theory in this exploration of the world of young children.


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