Table of contents for Being with babies : understanding and responding to the infants in your care / Beverly Kovach, Denise Da Ros-Voseles.


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Introduction  ......................................................................................10
Chapter 1-A Challenge: Caring for Infants in a Child-Care Setting .... 11
Chapter 2-Authentic Caregiving.......................................................15
Chapter 3-Believing That Babies Are Capable ..................................21
Chapter 4-Trial and Error: The Way Capable Babies Learn ...............26
Chapter 5-Primary Caregiving..........................................................31
Chapter 6-The Three Rs: Respectful, Responsive, and
Reciprocal Caregiving......................................................................34
Chapter 7-Stop and Look: The Key to Observation ..........................37
Chapter 8-Giving Time: The Art of Slowing Down............................41
Chapter 9-Cues Are Clues................................................................45
Chapter 10-What Do Babies Need? ................................................. 50
Chapter 11-The Baby Is the Curriculum...........................................56
Chapter 12-The Caregiver, an Important Part of the Curriculum.......59
Chapter 13-PR for Infants: Supporting Predictable Routines.............63
Chapter 14-Valuing and Respecting Babies .....................................68
Chapter 15-Communicating with Babies..........................................72
Chapter 16-Babies Communicate by Crying ....................................76
Chapter 17-How Infants Interact with Each Other ...........................81
Chapter 18-Quality Time with Infants..............................................85
Chapter 19-Providing] Just Enough Help to Babies............................88
Chapter 20-Babies Learn by Struggling.............................................93
Chapter 21-Discovering and Exploring: The Value of Play ................98
Chapter 22-Diapering Is a Two-Way Street.....................................103
Chapter 23-Eating: Food for Thought.............................................110
Chapter 24-    Rest Stop.....................................................................117
Chapter 25-Learn to Move, Move to Learn....................................123
Chapter 26-Speak to Not at: Supporting Babies'
Language   Development .............................................................127
Chapter 27-Objects: Not too Many and Not too Few..................... 131
Chapter 28-The Room Environment: The Place and the Space ......138
Chapter 29-Watch Those Interruptions! .........................................146
Chapter 30-Reflect Instead of Praise ..............................................151
Chapter 31-To Touch or Not to Touch: There Is No Question......... 155
Chapter 32-Quality Care .......................................     ......... ......159
Chapter 33-Working Together with Families ................................1...63
Chapter 34-Questions Frequently Asked by Families ...................1...67
Chapter 35-Nurturing the Caregiver.............................        ............  171
Chapter 36-Building Team Spirit .....................................  .... ........176
Reflections-Caregiving: A Journey ..................................................  81
References and Resources ................................            ........185
Appendix ........................................................................................87
Developmental Chart..................................................................88
Sam  ple  Floor Plan  ...................................................................... 190
Daily Observation Form ................................................................92
Index...................................................... ..........................193



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Infants Care, Child care workers