Spotlight on Infants and Toddlers
Spotlight on Young Children series
Published by: National Association for the Education of Young Ch
Imprint: The National Association for the Education of Youn
Quality child development programs for infants and toddlers tailor their care to meet the particular characteristics and developmental needs of this age group. This collection of engaging articles from NAEYC’s journal Young Children provides relevant and current information for anyone who works with or in support of infants and toddlers and their families. Authors offer practical, research based strategies for and observations of these very young children in action. Individual study guides accompany many of the articles. The guides include questions and activities that invite reflection and build on the content of selected articles. Teacher educators and professional development specialists will find the study guides useful tools for facilitating learning. Readers also can use the study guides on their own or in discussions with colleagues or fellow students. This book is part of NAEYC’s best-selling Spotlight series—great resources for the college classroom and for professional development.
State Infant and Toddler Early Learning Guidelines / Allyson Dean and Heath Ouellette The Uniqueness of Infancy Demands a Responsive Approach to Care / J. Ronald Lally and Peter Mangione Easing the Separation Process for Infants, Toddlers, and Families / Nancy Balaban The Visible Empathy of Infants and Toddlers / Valerie Quann and Carol Anne Wien Self-Regulation: A Cornerstone of Early Childhood Development / Linda Groves Gillespie and Nancy L. Seibel Babies on the Move / Rae Pica Beyond Twinkle, Twinkle: Using Music with Infants and Toddlers / Rebecca Parlakian with Claire Lerner Infants and Toddlers Exploring Mathematics / Eugene Geist Toddlers’ Scientifi c Explorations: Encounters with Insects / Lauren Foster Shaffer, Ellen Hall, and Mary Lynch From the Farm to the Table: An Emergent Curriculum Encouraging Healthy Eating in Toddlers / Julia Luckenbill Celebrating Fathers as a Resource in Early Child Development Settings / Rebecca Parlakian and J. Michael Rovaris Challenge or Strength? Caring for Infants and Toddlers in Mixed-Age Groups in Family Child Care / Suzanne Gessner Williamson Including Children with Special Needs / Linda Groves Gillespie Strengthening Partnerships with Families through Toddlers’ Stories / Mary Ellin Logue, Hattie Harvey, Dianna Sullivan, and Jodelle Austin Resources on Infants and Toddlers: Providing Responsive and Supportive Care