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,…  See more details below

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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

Pt. 1Introduction to Early Childhood Education1
1Early Childhood Education3
2A Developmentally Appropriate Early Childhood Program22
3Developing Partnerships with Parents52
4Planning the Curriculum70
Pt. 2Personal and Social Development113
5People and Their Diversity116
6Myself and My Family157
7Myself and My Body184
Pt. 3Cognitive and Language Development217
8Language and Literacy Development220
9Science Experiences261
10More Science295
11Animals and Plants351
12Problem Solving and Mathematics381
Pt. 4Aesthetic/Creative Development423
13Music and Movement426
14Creativity, Art, and Dramatic Activities456
App. ALesson Plans476
App. BRecipes for Food Experiences494
References502
Index521

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