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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Published by Redleaf Press 10 Yorkton Court St. Paul, MN 55117 www.redleafpress.org © 2000, 2013 by Carol Garhart Mooney All rights reserved. Unless otherwise noted on a specific page, no portion of this pub- lication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or capturing on any information stor- age and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a critical article or review to be printed in a magazine or newspaper, or electronically transmitted on radio, television, or the Internet. First edition published 2000. Second edition 2013. Cover design by Jim Handrigan Author photo by Jeff Klapes Excerpt on page 56 is from “Linking Brain Principles to High-Quality Early Childhood Education,” Exchange 202 (Nov/Dec): 8–11, by Stephen Rushton and Anne Juola-Rushton. Copyright © 2011 Exchange Press, Inc. Reprinted with permission. Photograph of Maria Montessori on page 35 © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS Photograph of Erik Erikson on page 53 © Ted Streshinsky/CORBIS Printed in the United States of America 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12345678 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Mooney, Carol Garhart. Theories of childhood : an introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget, and Vygotsky / Carol Garhart Mooney. — Second edition. pages cm Summary: “Examine the work of five groundbreaking education theorists: John Dewey, Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky—in relation to early childhood. Theories of Childhood, Second Edition, provides a basic introduction to each theorist and explains the relationship of theory to practice and its impact on real children, teachers, and classrooms” — Provided by publisher. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-1-60554-138-9 (pbk.) ISBN 978-1-60554-248-5 (e-book) 1. Early childhood education—Philosophy. 2. Child development—Philosophy. I. Title. LB1139.23.M64 2013 305.231—dc23 2012032505 Printed on acid-free paper COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL