The Whole Child (1998)

Genres - Family & Personal Relationships  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Issues, Parenting  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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This 13-part series examines the most important developmental changes children experience between birth and the age of five, so that caregivers can better meet their changing needs. This volume examines how caregivers and teachers can avoid imparting social prejudices and cultural biases when teaching young children. Tips are also provided for teaching greater acceptance of those who may outwardly appear to be different. Host Dr. Joanne Hendrick, author of The Whole Child, is a professor emerita of Early Childhood at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK. A panel of highly distinguished childhood education and child development experts contributed to the design and content of this program. The series was filmed in a variety of preschools, Head Start classrooms, and private homes being operated for childcare and schooling purposes.

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child-development, childhood, developmental-psychology, guide, advice, nurturing, parent/child-relationship, child-care