A Developmental Approach to Educating Young Children

by Denise Daniels,

Series: Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology

Launch young learners on positive pathways through school!

The first in the Classroom Insights From Educational Psychology series, this book gives PreK–3 teachers valuable insight into how current research and theory from educational psychology can be applied to create a child-centered learning environment. Through vignettes, practice exercises, games, and reflection questions, readers gain a deeper understanding of:

  • How children develop from the early years to middle childhood
  • The importance of fostering positive teacher-child, child-child, and caregiver-child relationships
  • Developmentally appropriate classroom practices that foster learning
  • Children’s experiences with technology and outdoor environments


In The Press

“This book helps the practicing educator turn research into seamless classroom practice. The practice exercises can be implemented immediately to help build student success.”