Pub Date: 10/15/2019
Trim: 8 x 10
ISBN 13: 9781938113536
ISBN 10: 1938113535
Category: EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten
This is Play
About the Book
Connecting theory to practice, this book highlights the importance of play for the social, emotional, and intellectual development of very young children. Combines theoretical and practical information and includes guidance about how to improve interactions with children, select materials for young children to use, and work with families to support children development. Through vignettes, photographs, and narrative text, learn a range of ideas to help infant-toddler teachers become more responsive to children’s cues and more intentional in their interactions and play with children.
About the Book
Julia Luckenbill, MA, has a master’s in education. She is the program coordinator for the infant and toddler components of the NAEYC-accredited Early Childhood Laboratory School at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) Center for Child and Family Studies. Julia has directed preschool programs in California and presents on child development topics for families, teachers, and students.
Aarti Subramaniam is a Research Specialist in the 4-H Center for Youth Development at the UC Davis. She studies youth program participation and youth well-being.
Janet Thompson, MA, is Director of Early Childhood Lab (ECL) School at the UC Davis Center for Child and Family Studies.
Aarti Subramaniam is a Research Specialist in the 4-H Center for Youth Development at the UC Davis. She studies youth program participation and youth well-being.Janet Thompson, MA, is Director of Early Childhood Lab (ECL) School at the UC Davis Center for Child and Family Studies.