^ Caring for School Age Children
Caring for School-Age Children 4E introduces the reader to those involved in child care; the children; the families; and then shows how caregivers can help children in various competencies throughout different stages of childhood. Suggestions for handling children with special needs, especially Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This book will focus on dealing with children from diverse and difficult situations, and working with children who have been classified at-risk and consideration of today's changing family dynamics.
Phyllis Click obtained her bachelor and master's degrees from the University of California at Berkeley in psychology and child development. Throughout a long career, she worked in various settings with children and adults. She has taught in preschools, worked in summer camps, and developed and taught in a program for autistic children. She has also worked with adults, taught college students, administered grant programs, and designed a curriculum for prospective teachers for a private college. Now retired, she has been a consultant, helping others start or administer programs, and has published widely. Her publications include another textbook, articles in professional journals, and ancillary materials for other authors' texts. She belongs to the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the California School-Age Consortium, and the Association for Childhood Education International.
Master's Degree from California State University and is currently a professor of Early Childhood Education Studies at Moonpark College.
|Ch. 1||Caregivers : who are they?||2|
|Ch. 2||The children||17|
|Ch. 3||Families : where children are nurtured||33|
|Ch. 4||Development in middle childhood : physical||50|
|Ch. 5||Development in middle childhood : cognitive||65|
|Ch. 6||Development in middle childhood : psychosocial||85|
|Ch. 7||Helping children develop social competence||98|
|Ch. 8||Program planning||134|
|Ch. 9||Creating an environment||160|
|Ch. 10||Games and other fun things to do||178|
|Ch. 11||Imagination and the arts||201|
|Ch. 12||Science and math||222|
|Ch. 13||Planning for the future||256|
|Ch. 14||Getting fit, staying fit||275|
|Ch. 15||Using community resources||296|
|Ch. 16||Quality and standards||310|