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Culture and child development in early childhood programs: Practices for quality education and care

Culture and Child Development in Early Childhood Programs

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Early childhood education series Teachers College Press, Teachers College Press, New York, p.203 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1139.25 .H68 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8446038

Keywords:

Child development--United States, Early childhood education--United States

Notes:

"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."