What kids need : today's best ideas for nurturing, teaching, and protecting young children (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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What kids need : today's best ideas for nurturing, teaching, and protecting young children

What kids need : today's best ideas for nurturing, teaching, and protecting young children

Author: Rima Shore
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shore, Rima.
What kids need.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©2002
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rima Shore
ISBN: 0807041289 9780807041284
OCLC Number: 49664382
Notes: "A Carnegie Corporation initiative : a decade of progress in early education."
Description: xiv, 278 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. What families need --
How parents matter --
Becoming an expectant parent --
Becoming someone's world --
Fathers stand and deliver in Baltimore --
Becoming a child's first teacher --
Becoming a guide --
Becoming a protector --
Becoming a provider --
Becoming a "shield" --
The case for parent education and family support --
Home visitation --
2. Infants and toddlers --
Late bloomers --
Health care for young children --
Children's mental health --
Pediatrics plus: Colorado parents rely on healthy steps --
Learning in the context of relationships --
Expanding parents' opportunities to nurture infants --
Infant and toddler care --
does quality matter? --
Who is licensed to care for children? --
Widening the policy lens --
Early head start --
Of tots, teachers, and mashed potatoes: early head start through the eyes of one of the nation's first head start "graduates" --
Protecting young children from injuiry and illness --
Linking providers with health services --
A compass for early childhood policy --
3. Preschool years --
Moving on two tracks --
Federal preschool initiatives --
State preschool initiatives --
State prekindergarten models --
The case of universal preschool --
Today's three R's --
Readiness --
How ready are today's preschoolers? --
Ready schools --
Reading --
Results --
Investing in the early childhood workforce --
The challenge. 4. Common ground, higher ground --
The accident of geography --
Bowling alone --
For West Virginia families, "Starting Points" is just around the bend --
5. The agenda for change --
Lessons from a decade of progress --
Today's best ideas --
What kids need --
Looking ahead --
If we were starting now.
Responsibility: [Rima Shore].
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