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Links:      •  Self Test
                •  Print Ready Version
                 •  Chapter Index

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decorative star graphic  The Play Years:
Cognitive Development
- Early-Childhood Education -

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Ψ  Types of Programs:

•  Montessori - emphasize individual pride & accomplishment.
 •  Reggio-Emilia - child is encouraged to master skills early.

Ψ  Head Start is "good"!

Ψ  Characteristics of programs that benefit the child the most:

  1.  a low adult-child ratio.
    2.  a staff that is trained & has continuity.
      3.  a clear curriculum direction & philosophy.

Human Growth & Development
Robert C. Gates
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