Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 2014
Contemporary Perspectives and Research on Early Childhood Education is a welcome addition to the field of early childhood education. This book enhances our understanding of different approaches to curriculum and instruction; appropriate assessment strategies; the role of math and science in children‘s development; the importance of seeing the whole child and ensuring children develop holistically through play and arts; training effective teachers; and the importance of helping parents to be better supporters of their children. Along with this comprehensive content, this book also contains diverse methodologies including qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method approaches, which further enrich our perspective and understanding on a wide range of topics in the field. Thus, this book creates a platform for researchers and practitioners to share and discuss research findings, expertise and experiences about early childhood education.