Handbook of Child Development and Early Education

Research to Practice

Edited by Oscar A. Barbarin and Barbara Hanna Wasik

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I. Development and Early Education

1. Developmental Science and Early Education: An Introduction, Oscar A. Barbarin and Kevin Miller

2. Rethinking Early Schooling: Using Developmental Science to Transform Children’s Early School Experiences, Sharon Ritchie, Kelly L. Maxwell, and Sue Bredekamp

3. Bridging Developmental Theory and Educational Practice: Lessons from the Vygotskian Project, Anna Stetsenko and Eduardo Vianna

II. Brain Functioning and Learning

4. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience and Education Practice, Maria Fusaro and

Charles A. Nelson III

5. Neurodevelopmental Changes in Infancy and Beyond: Implications for Learning and Memory, Patricia J. Bauer

6. Learning to Remember, Peter A. Ornstein, Jennifer L. Coffman, and Jennie K. Grammer

7. The Mind of the Preschool Child: The Intelligence–School Interface, Marc H. Bornstein

III. Social and Emotional Development

8. Development of Self, Relationships, and Socioemotional Competence: Foundations for Early School Success, Ross A. Thompson and Miranda Goodman

9. Taming the Terrible Twos: Self-Regulation and School Readiness, Susan D. Calkins and Amanda P. Williford

10. Teaching Hearts and Minds in Early Childhood Classrooms: Curriculum for Social and Emotional Development, Janet E. Thompson and Kelly K. Twibell

11. Supporting Peer Relationships in Early Education, Kathleen Cranley Gallagher and Patricia R. Sylvester

12. Promoting Social Acceptance and Respect for Cultural Diversity in Young Children: Learning from Developmental Research, Oscar A. Barbarin and Erica Odom

IV. Language and Literacy

13. The Social Context of Language and Literacy Development, Gordon Wells

14. Teaching and Learning to Read, Barbara Hanna Wasik and Beth Anne Newman

15. Changing Classroom Conversations: Narrowing the Gap between Potential and Reality, David K. Dickinson, Catherine Darrow, Sarah M. Ngo, and Lisa A. D’Souza

16. Young Latino Children’s English Reading Development: Insight for Classroom Teachers, Steve Amendum and Jill Fitzgerald

17. Supporting Parental Practices in the Language and Literacy Development of Young Children, Oscar A. Barbarin and Nikki Aikens

V. Mathematics and Science

18. Early Mathematics Education and How to Do It, Herbert P. Ginsburg

19. Improving Preschoolers’ Number Sense Using Information-Processing Theory, Robert S. Siegler

20. The Early Construction of Mathematical Meanings: Learning Positional Representation of Numbers, Maria G. Bartolini Bussi and Mara Boni

21. Applying Developmental Approaches to Learning Math, Beth Casey

22. Construction and Representation of Space in 5-Year-Old Children, Rossana Falcade and Paola Strozzi

23. Enhancing Mathematical Problem Solving in Primary School Children, Erik De Corte, Lieven Verschaffel, and Fien Depaepe

24. Science Education for Young Children: A Conceptual-Change Point of View, Stella Vosniadou

25. Improving Science Teaching for Young Children, Mark Enfield and Dwight Rogers

VI. Conclusion

26. Applying Lessons from Developmental Science to Early Education, Samuel L. Odom, Oscar A. Barbarin, and Barbara Hanna Wasik