Integrated Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Birth to Age Eight / Edition 1

Integrated Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Birth to Age Eight / Edition 1

by Craig H. Hart
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0791433609

ISBN-13: 9780791433607

Pub. Date: 07/28/1997

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Combines research and practice on integrated developmentally appropriate curriculum that helps theorists, researchers, parents, and teachers understand how to match early childhood teaching practices to the integrated manner that young children naturally think and learn.

This volume combines research and practice on integrated developmentally appropriate

Overview

Combines research and practice on integrated developmentally appropriate curriculum that helps theorists, researchers, parents, and teachers understand how to match early childhood teaching practices to the integrated manner that young children naturally think and learn.

This volume combines research and practice on integrated developmentally appropriate curriculum in a manner that will help theorists, researchers, parents, school administrators, and teachers understand how to match early childhood teaching practices to the integrated manner that young children naturally think and learn. The book features specialists in each of the traditional curriculum areas (e.g., math, science, literacy) who share their expertise on how to accomplish this in practical and meaningful ways based on NAEYC and other professional organization guidelines. What an integrated curriculum means for assessment, children with disabilities, guidance, parenting, social development, and multicultural perspectives in early childhood education is also covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791433607
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Series:
SUNY series, Early Childhood Education: Inquiries and Insights Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
1,239,686
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

Foreword
Sue Bredekamp

1. Integrated Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: From Theory and Research to Practice
Craig H. Hart, Diane C. Burts, Rosalind Charlesworth

2. How Children Develop and Why It Matters: The Foundation for the Developmentally Appropriate Integrated Early Childhood Curriculum
Suzanne Lowell Krogh

Part One. Integrating across Curriculum Areas

3. Mathematics in the Developmentally Appropriate Integrated Curriculum
Rosalind Charlesworth

4. Science in the Developmentally Appropriate Integrated Curriculum
Karen K. Lind

5. Music in the Developmentally Appropriate Integrated Curriculum
Susan H. Kenney

6. Physical Education in the Developmentally Appropriate Integrated Curriculum
V. Gregory Payne, Judith E. Rink

7. Social Studies in the Developmentally Appropriate Integrated Curriculum
Carol Seefeldt

8. Visual Arts in the Developmentally Appropriate Integrated Curriculum
Cynthia Colbert

9. Integrating Literacy Learning for Young Children: A Balanced Literacy Perspective
D. Ray Reutzel

Part Two. Selected Topics and Special Issues

10. Social Development and Behavior in the Integrated Curriculum
Michele Dewolf, Joan Benedict

11. Developmentally Appropriate Guidance and the Integrated Curriculum
Marion C. Hyson, Shawn L. Christiansen

12. Assessment in an Integrated Curriculum
Pamela O. Fleege

13. The Integrated Curriculum and Students with Disabilities
Donna E. Dugger-Wadsworth

14. Diversity and the Multicultural Perspective
Andrew J. Stremmel

15. Integrating Home and School: Building a Partnership
Jean M. Larsen, Julie H. Haupt

16. Informing Parents, Administrators, and Teachers about Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Julie H. Haupt, Margaret F. Ostlund

Contributors

Author Index

Subject Index

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