Early Education Curriculum: A Child's Connection to the World, 4th edition, focuses on the process of planning and implementing curriculum across all content areas, for children from infancy to age 8. New research, perspectives in the field, and issues of new mandated standards are covered. This edition introduces a bind- in- book CD- Rom that contains new activity plans, lesson plans, assessment forms, curriculum webs, room arrangements, and puppet patterns, as well as a four- color insert on outdoor play.
Hilda L. Jackman is Professor Emerita at Brookhaven College, Dallas County Community College District. Ms. Jackman has worked with children and families for over 40 years in both children's theatre and children's television, and as an educator and consultant. She is the author of several early childhood books, including SING ME A STORY! TELL ME A SONG! CREATIVE THEMATIC ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHERS OF YOUNG CHILDREN (2005), also published by Cengage Learning.
PART ONE: Creating the Environment That Supports Curriculum and Connects Children. Chapter 1: Starting the Process. Chapter 2: Creating Curriculum. PART TWO: Discovering and Expanding the Early Education Curriculum. Chapter 3: Language and Literacy. Chapter 4: Literature. Chapter 5: Math. Chapter 6: Science. Chapter 7: Social Studies. Chapter 8: Art. Chapter 9: Sensory Centers. Chapter 10: Music and Movement. Chapter 11: Puppets. Chapter 12: Dramatic Play and Creative Dramatics. Appendix A. Appendix B. Appendix C. Appendix D. Glossary.