Everyday Goodbyes: Starting School And Early Care, a Guide to the Separation Process (Early Childhood Education Series (Teachers College Pr))
by Nancy Balaban
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Edition: - 2006
Separation often evokes feelings of fear and anxiety in all of usÂ—children, parents, and teachers alike. Because the success or failure of early separation experiences can affect a childÂ’s movement toward independence, teachers and parents must know how to help young children cope with the unpleasant feelings sometimes associated with separation.
In Everyday Goodbyes (her follow-up to Starting School: From Separation to Independence), Nancy Balaban once again addresses this critical aspect of child development. Emphasizing the need for parents and teachers to work together in phasing children into a child-care, preschool, or kindergarten program, she offers many sensitive, practical suggestions to ease the separation process for all involved.
Positioning separation as the underlying curriculum for all early childhood programs, this wonderful book: