Early Childhood Curriculum: A Creative Play Model / Edition 3

Early Childhood Curriculum: A Creative Play Model / Edition 3

by Carol Elaine Catron
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130968544

ISBN-13: 9780130968548

Pub. Date: 05/24/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This comprehensive guide provides information on planning programs with a play-based, developmental curriculum for children from birth to five years of age and covers basic principles and current research in early childhood curricula. The book is unique in that it discusses the creative play model for use with children from infancy through preschool by presenting an…  See more details below

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This comprehensive guide provides information on planning programs with a play-based, developmental curriculum for children from birth to five years of age and covers basic principles and current research in early childhood curricula. The book is unique in that it discusses the creative play model for use with children from infancy through preschool by presenting an integrated, individualized curricular approach that helps teachers to be sensitive to and to plan for young children with a variety of developmental and cultural backgrounds. For teachers and future teachers specializing in Early Childhood Education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130968548
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/24/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Early Childhood Curriculum1
Ch. 1Role of Curriculum in Early Childhood Programs3
Ch. 2Creative-Play Curriculum Model19
Ch. 3Children in Contemporary Society35
Pt. 2Invisible Curriculum55
Ch. 4Role of the Teacher57
Ch. 5Partnerships with Parents75
Ch. 6Classroom Management and Guidance97
Ch. 7Classroom Design and Organization111
Ch. 8Outdoor Play Environment135
Pt. 3Visible Curriculum155
Ch. 9Child Observation and Assessment157
Ch. 10Activity Planning177
Ch. 11Curriculum for Developing Personal Awareness197
Ch. 12Curriculum for Developing Emotional Well-Being215
Ch. 13Curriculum for Developing Socialization233
Ch. 14Curriculum for Developing Communication251
Ch. 15Curriculum for Developing Cognition269
Ch. 16Curriculum for Developing Perceptual Motor Skills287
Pt. 4Professional Issues in Early Childhood Curricula and Programs305
Ch. 17Issues in Implementing Early Childhood Curriculum307
App. ANAEYC's Code of Ethical Conduct325
App. BDevelopmental Checklist329
App. CGuidelines for Child Observations331
App. DCreativity Indicators413
Activity Index415
Index421

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