Defending Childhood

Defending Childhood

Keeping the Promise of Early Education

Book - 2012
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This book brings together a group of educators and scholars who offer insights about what we can do to defend childhood from societal challenges. The authors explain new findings from neuroscience and psychology, as well as emerging knowledge about the impact on child development of cultural and linguistic diversity, poverty, families and communities, and the media. Each chapter presents experiences and suggestions, from the perspectives of different disciplines, about what can be done to ensure that all children gain access to the supports they need for optimal physical, social, intellectual, and emotional development.
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2012
ISBN: 9780807753118
Branch Call Number: 372.21 D313
Characteristics: xi, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Falk, Beverly


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