Caring for School Age Children, 5e is a strongly based on research, and practical information that can be put to use immediately in a child care setting. Emphasis is placed on providing the most pertinent information needed by all those involved in caring for school-age children. Guidelines for program planning and creating an environment that leads to a solid curriculum backed by theoretical information and activities to utilize that knowledge are included. The importance of literacy is stressed throughout, and readers are shown the positive effect of imagination and the arts on cognitive development. Information on how to incorporate the No Child Left Behind is also included.Click, Phyllis is the author of 'Caring for School-Age Children', published 2008 under ISBN 9781428318199 and ISBN 1428318194.