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Supervision in Early Childhood Education: A Developmental Perspective Early Childhood Education Series


reviewed by Marcia Edson June 28, 2007

coverTitle: Supervision in Early Childhood Education: A Developmental Perspective Early Childhood Education Series
Author(s): Joseph J. Caruso and M. Temple Fawcett
Publisher: Teachers College Press, New York
ISBN: 0807747319 , Pages: 288 pages , Year: 2006
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Veteran directors and administrators in the field of early education and care are undoubtedly familiar with Caruso and Fawcett’s valuable text, Supervision in Early Childhood Education, a Developmental Perspective. The recently published third edition is even stronger and should appeal to a wide audience given the rapid growth of early childhood programs across the country. As universal pre-K forces programs for young children to multiply and diversify, the need for appropriate training for a burgeoning supervisory staff is particularly evident. The notion that great teachers are bound to be great directors is not always accurate, especially if that great teacher has had no preparation to be a great director. Supervision in Early Childhood Education is one remedy for that limitation, particularly for those emerging directors, curriculum coaches and lead teachers who need to know how to develop their supervisory acumen.  Refreshingly, the clarity of the writing makes it a comfortable... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: June 28, 2007
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 14540, Date Accessed: 6/24/2017 8:10:10 AM

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  • Marcia Edson
    Boston University
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    MARCIA EDSON is on the faculty of the Early Childhood program at Boston University. In addition to her teaching and coordination of practicum placements, Edson has served as a consultant to several urban school systems and childcare centers. She is currently engaged in a teacher development project for a Costa Rican early childhood program.
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