Endless Opportunities for Infant and Toddler Curriculum: A Relationship-Based Approach

Endless Opportunities for Infant and Toddler Curriculum: A Relationship-Based Approach

by Sandra H. Petersen, Donna S. Wittmer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013243444X

ISBN-13: 9780132434447

Pub. Date: 11/04/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Endless Opportunities for Infant and Toddler Curriculum helps infant and toddler care teachers to create a curriculum that focuses on building relationships with individual children and their families.

As its foundation, it emphasizes:

  • The crucial link between attachment/relationships and child development
  • Using observation

Overview

Endless Opportunities for Infant and Toddler Curriculum helps infant and toddler care teachers to create a curriculum that focuses on building relationships with individual children and their families.

As its foundation, it emphasizes:

  • The crucial link between attachment/relationships and child development
  • Using observation to determine developmental interests, needs, and abilities when creating a curriculum
  • Reflection and decision-making as a curriculum planning strategy

Key Features

  • Organized by developmental and curricular domains

  • Addresses curriculum practices for three age groups: young infants, mobile infants, and toddlers and two-year-olds

  • Includes a running scenario describing infant and toddler care teachers and the children in their care

  • Weaves individual, cultural, and family diversity throughout

  • Illustrates inclusion of infants and toddlers with special needs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132434447
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/04/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Relationships As the Basis for Curriculum

Chapter 2 Endless Opportunities for Engaging Families

Chapter 3 Responsive, Safe, and Healthy Caregiving Routines

Chapter 4 A Responsive Relationship-Based Environment

Chapter 5 Endless Opportunities for Guidance and Relationship Realignments

Chapter 6 Using Observation and Documentation for Responsive Planning and Ongoing Assessment

Chapter 7 Endless Opportunities for Attachment and Emotional Development

Chapter 8 Endless Opportunities for Social Development

Chapter 9 Endless Opportunities for Learning and Thinking

Chapter 10 Endless Opportunities for Language, Literacy, and Music Development

Chapter 11 Endless Opportunities for Movement and Motor Development

Chapter 12 Endless Opportunities for Fine Motor Development

Chapter 13 Endless Opportunities for Creative, Sensory, and Symbolic/Dramatic Play Development

Chapter 14 Endless Opportunities for Learning About the Outdoors

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