This open textbook is an adapted remixed version of two open textbooks:
- Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children by Cindy Stephens, Gina Peterson, Sharon Eyrich, & Jennifer Paris shared under a CC BY license.
- Introduction to Curriculum for Early Childhood Education by Jennifer Paris, Kristin Beeve, & Clint Springer shared under a CC BY license.
Additional Canadian and Nova Scotia content has been added to make this resource relevant for students studying ECE in Nova Scotia. New examples for philosophical and educational influences and have been added to make the content more inclusive.