Contains the keyword Child development--United States
"Early childhood education programs are expected to provide exemplary care for all children - poor and affluent; children of color and White children - while also adapting care to include children's families and cultures. These two sets of expectations are often difficult for teachers and programs to meet. In this book, Carollee Howes shows how high-quality programs successfully adapt child development guidelines within cultural contexts, and why quality needs to be and can be measured in culturally specific ways."
"In Bears, Bears Everywhere!, Koplow discusses innovative strategies for integrating Teddy Bears into classroom life to help teachers address unresolved emotional issues that hinder children s socialization and learning processes."