Practical Guide to Early Childhood Curriculum / Edition 7

Practical Guide to Early Childhood Curriculum / Edition 7

by Claudia Fuhriman Eliason, Loa Jenkins, Loa Jenkins, Earl Thomson Morrogh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130945188

ISBN-13: 9780130945181

Pub. Date: 05/16/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

We learn often in life, but only once as a child. This popular book will help future teachers make the most of this special time. Here is complete coverage of how children learn, what they can learn, and how to teach them. The focus is on creating a child-centered curriculum that addresses children's needs in all developmental areas—physical, social, emotional,

Overview

We learn often in life, but only once as a child. This popular book will help future teachers make the most of this special time. Here is complete coverage of how children learn, what they can learn, and how to teach them. The focus is on creating a child-centered curriculum that addresses children's needs in all developmental areas—physical, social, emotional, creative, and cognitive. The authors provide a wealth of meaningful teaching strategies—accompanied by lesson plans, activities, recipes, and more—that will meet the needs and interests of children ages three to eight, all synchronized to these children's developmental skills and cognitive capabilities. For teachers and future teachers specializing in Early Childhood Education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130945181
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/16/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.

 1. Early Childhood Education.

 2. A Developmentally Appropriate Early Childhood Program.

 3. Developing Partnerships with Parents.

 4. Planning the Curriculum.

II. PERSONAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT.

 5. People and Their Diversities.

 6. Myself and My Family.

 7. Myself and My Body.

III. COGNITIVE AND LITERACY DEVELOPMENT.

 8. Language and Literacy Development.

 9. Physical Science Experiences.

10. Earth Science Experiences.

11. Life Science Experiences.

12. Problem Solving and Mathematics.

IV. AESTHETIC AND CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT.

13. Music and Movement.

14. Creativity, Art, and Dramatic Activities.

Appendix A: Lesson Plans.

Appendix B: Recipes forFood Experiences.

References.

Index.

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