Teaching Compassion: Humane Education in Early Childhood

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6921-2 (Print) 978-94-007-6922-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Foundations of Humane Education

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-21

      Humane Education and the Development of Empathy in Early Childhood: Definitions, Rationale, and Outcomes

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      Pages 23-31

      Short-Term Interventions That Accomplish Humane Education Goals: An International Review of the Research Literature

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      Pages 33-47

      Using Interactions Between Children and Companion Animals to Build Skills in Self-Regulation and Emotion Regulation

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      Pages 49-65

      Teaching Preservice Early Childhood Educators About Humane Education

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      Pages 67-73

      Humane Education and Education for Sustainable Development: Initiatives with Common Goals

  3. Homes and Communities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-88

      The Treatment of Animals Within Families of Young Children: Antecedents of Compassion and Cruelty

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      Pages 89-107

      Including Animals in Play Therapy with Young Children and Families

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      Pages 109-131

      Foundational Humane Education: Promoting Love of Nature and Affinity for Animals in Schools and Communities

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      Pages 133-145

      Children and the Human-Animal Bond: Minimizing Pet Loss During Disasters

  4. Humane Education in the Early Childhood Curriculum and Beyond

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-160

      Establishing a Climate of Care and Safety: Considerations for Volunteers’ Entry and Sustained Involvement in Animal-Assisted Literacy Programs in Elementary Classrooms

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      Pages 161-173

      Beyond Words: Using Language and Literature to Teach Compassion for Others

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      Pages 175-195

      Promoting Humane Education Through Intermountain Therapy Animals’ R.E.A.D.® Program

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      Pages 197-211

      Guardians of the Earth: Teaching Children to Care for All Living Things

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      Pages 213-226

      Humane Education in an Early Childhood Science Education Curriculum

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      Pages 227-237

      Epilogue: Humane Education for a Humane World

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    Pages E1-E2

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