Book Title: The Intentional Teacher: Choosing the Best Strategies for Young Children's Learning
Publisher: National Association for the Education of You
Author: Ann S. Epstein
How do pre-schoolers learn and develop? What are the best ways to support learning in the early years? This revised edition of The Intentional Teacher guides teachers to balance both child-guided and adult-guided learning experiences that respond to children's interests and focus on what they need to learn to be successful in school and life.This edition includes:New chapters on science, social studies, and approaches to learningUpdated, expanded information on social and emotional development, physical development and health, language and literacy, math, and the creative artsPractical teaching strategies that are illustrated with classroom-based anecdotesIntentional teaching does not happen by chance. This book will help teachers apply their knowledge of children and of content to make thoughtful, intentional use of both child-guided and adult-guided experiences. Co-published with HighScope Press.