Covers ages 0-8. The fifth edition of this brief best-selling text has been thoroughly updated to ensure that future teachers of young children encounter the most current ideas about how children learn, how best to teach them, and how to effectively include their families and their communities in their education. This revision offers integrated video access, step-by-step Competency Builder features, Ethical Dilemmas, expanded sections on Environments and Curriculum, and an engaging full-color design. Plus, it again provides Morrison's trademark trio–comprehensive coverage, inviting format, and appealing writing. A low cost, paperback alternative to the full edition.