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Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child, 9th Edition

HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD, 9th Edition, covers contemporary health, safety, and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children–and guides teachers in implementing effective classroom practices–in one comprehensive, full-color volume. Concepts are backed by the latest research findings and linked to NAEYC standards. The book emphasizes the importance of respecting and partnering with families to help children establish healthy lifestyles and achieve their learning potential. Early childhood educators, professionals, and families will find the latest research and information on many topics of significant concern, including food safety, emergency and disaster preparedness, childhood obesity, children’s mental health, bullying, resilience, chronic and acute health conditions, environmental quality, and children with special medical needs. Also provided are easy-to-access checklists, guidelines, and activities that no early childhood student or professional should be without.

Review

“We have used this text for many years. Students like the readability and it meets the needs of our objectives for the course. It is the best health, safety, and nutrition textbook that I have found for early childhood students.”

“This is the must-have text. Others are adequate, but do not substantially cover all elements needed for this course.”

About the Author

Lynn R. Marotz (Ph.D., M.Ed., B.S.N.) served as the health and safety coordinator and associate director of the Edna A. Hill Child Development Center (University of Kansas) for 35 years. She has worked closely with students in the Early Childhood teacher education program and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science, including issues in parenting, health/safety/nutrition for the young child, administration, and foundations of early childhood education. She provides frequent in-service training in first aid, safety, child abuse, and identification of children’s health problems for early childhood students and community educators. In addition to authoring invited chapters in many publications and law books, she is the co-author of DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH ADOLESCENCE, MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, and BY THE AGES (all from Cengage Learning). Her research activities focus on childhood obesity and children’s health, safety, and nutrition. She has presented extensively at international, national, and state conferences and held appointments on national, state, and local committees and initiatives that advocate on the behalf of children and families.

Product Details :

  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 9 edition (January 1, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1285427335
  • ISBN-13: 978-1285427331
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.4 x 0.8 inches

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