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Accessible, relevant, and comprehensive, this book gives early childhood educators practical help for ensuring that all children attain wellness and are ready for success in school. Included are concrete examples, real-life case scenarios, and questions that provide understanding of the interrelationships among nutrition, health, and safety to share with children and their families in a variety of child care settings.
Promoting wellness; your role in children's wellness; promoting good nutrition; foundations of optimal nutrition; the science of nutrition; feeding infants; feeding toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children; menu planning; food safety; promoting healthful practices; creating a climate of health and wellness; health screening and assessment; managing infectious disease; teaching children with special health care needs; children's mental health; promoting safety; enhancing safety through appropriate environments; promoting safe practices, through effective classroom management; child abuse and neglect; managing emergencies
Early childhood educators in family child care, child care centers, preschools, and elementary settings.
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This practical, comprehensive text helps students understand the interrelationships among nutrition, health, and safety, and gives them strategies to share their knowledge with children and their families. Covering the full range of childhood from birth into school age, it includes concrete, common in-text examples, case scenarios, and questions that promote thinking about professional situations students will face in their own classrooms and teaching situations, while providing a glimpse into the everyday contemporary classroom environment. The new edition features a stronger focus on wellness that prepares students to teach the diverse populations of young children in family child care, child care centers, preschools, and elementary settings by providing everything needed to ensure students understand wellness concepts, know how to apply wellness concepts, and know how to teach wellness concepts to children. More accessible, relevant, and useful to students than ever, Nutrition, Health and Safety for Young Children
gives early childhood teachers what they need to help all children attain wellness and be ready for success in school. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and assessments.
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