The Child, Family, School, and Community: A Developmental Perspective
The Child, Family, School, and Community: A Developmental Perspective

The Child, Family, School, and Community: A Developmental Perspective

Lead Author(s): Susan Ferguson

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This text encourages practical, and relevant application to further our understanding of developmental processes in early childhood education.

The Child, Family, School, and Community: A Developmental Perspective

by Susan Baron Ferguson


To the Instructor

This text is intended for a one-semester introductory course.

Key Features:


Learning Objectives

Every chapter begins with a set of clear and concise learning objectives. These objectives are designed to help the instructor decide what content to include or assign, and to guide the student with respect to what he or she can expect to learn. After completing the chapters, students should be able to demonstrate mastery of the learning objectives.

Videos

Videos are provided to add additional ways to learn the material in each chapter. They are a component of the information and should be viewed as part of the reading.

Links

Links are embedded in the reading and are provided to extend the information in the reading.  Most can be seen as supplemental, however each Link will expand the learning of the material.

√ Checking in

This feature will give students an opportunity to reflect on selected portions of the information in each chapter.

Chapter Summaries

Chapter summaries distill the information in each chapter for both students and instructors down to key, concise points addressed in the section.

Key Terms

Key terms are bold and are followed by a definition in context. Definitions of key terms appear at the end of each chapter.

Section Quizzes

Section quizzes provide opportunities to apply and test the information students learn throughout each section. Both multiple-choice and true/false questions feature a variety of question types and range of difficulty.

To Learn More

This feature helps students further explore the section topic and offers related research topics that could be explored.

Activities

There are activity suggestions at the end of each chapter which are closely tied to the content of that chapter which can lead to further study of the topics.

Disclaimer

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