Table of contents for Observing and recording the behavior of young children / Dorothy Cohen ... [et al.].

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Contents
Preface to the Fifth Edition
1.	Getting Started
Why Records?
Keeping Records
Language as a Tool in Recording
Importance of the Environment
2.	Recording a Child's Behavior During Routines
Organizing the Information
The Meaning of Routines to Young Children
Recording Eating Behavior
Recording Toileting Behavior
Recording Behavior at Nap Time
Recording Behavior Duting Transitions
Patterns of Behavior
3.	Recording a Child's Use of Materials
The Meaning of Materials to Young Children
What to Observe
Records of Use of Materials
How the Child Does What
Records Illustrating Detail
Interpretation-The Last Dimension
Patterns of Behavior
4.	Recording Children's Behavior with One Another
How Children Learn to Socialize
Do We Really See What Is Going On?
What to Observe
Patterns of Behavior: Summary of a Child's Response to Other 
Children
Group Membership
5.	Recording Children's Behavior in Dramatic Play
Capacity for Symbolic Representation
A Framework for Recording Dramatic Play
Focusing on Dramatic Roles
Social Aspects of Dramatic Play
Patterns of Behavior
6.	Recording the Child's Relationships with Adults and in Adult-
Directed Activities
Teachers Observe Themselves
Recording a Child's Interaction with a Adult
Gaining Information About a Child's Larger Social World
Recording a Child in Teacher-Directed Group Activities
Patterns of Behavior
7.	Clues to Cognitive Functioning: Developmental Approach
How Do Children Learn?
Developmental Approach to Thinking in Early childhood
How Can We Know a Child's Approach to Thinking?
8.	Clues to Cognitive Functioning: Individual Approach
Idiosyncratic Approach to Thinking
How Much Does a Child Know?
9.	Observing Children Develop the Power to Think
Forming Generalizations
Ability to Differentiate
Ability to Perceive similarities and Differences
Ability to Draw Analogies
Ability to Perceive Cause and Effect
Time Orientation
Ability to Classify
Perceiving Patterns
Understanding Spatial Relationships
10.	Recording Children's Developing Language and Emerging 
Literacy
Language and Culture
Recording Children's Use of Language
Observing Speech Patterns
Observing Emergent Literacy
11.	Observing and Recording the Behavior of Infants and Toddlers
Making Sense of What You See
The Value of Recording
Time
What to Observe
12.	Recording the Behavior of Children from Whom There Are 
Special Concerns
Sensory Reactivity and Self-Regulation
General Impression
13. Patterns-Summary-and Interpretation
Patterns
Features of the Final Summary
Interpretation
Final Summary
References
Index
About the Authors 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Child psychology -- Methodology.