Reflecting Children's Lives: A Handbook for Planning Child-Centered Curriculum / Edition 1

Reflecting Children's Lives: A Handbook for Planning Child-Centered Curriculum / Edition 1

by Redleaf Press, Margie Carter, Margie Carter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131727915

ISBN-13: 9780131727915

Pub. Date: 08/19/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Reflecting Children's Lives: A Handbook for Planning Child-Centered Curriculum

Noted early childhood educators and authors of Training Teachers: A Harvest of Theory and Practice, Deb Curtis and Margie Carter present practical ideas in this thoughtful and beautiful handbook which makes the complex task of planning a child-centered curriculum

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Reflecting Children's Lives: A Handbook for Planning Child-Centered Curriculum

Noted early childhood educators and authors of Training Teachers: A Harvest of Theory and Practice, Deb Curtis and Margie Carter present practical ideas in this thoughtful and beautiful handbook which makes the complex task of planning a child-centered curriculum easier.  Learn how to make theme plans, establish times for observation and play, set up schedules, materials, space, and more.  Each chapter contains an insightful and touching story by teachers as well as charts, assessment tools, resource lists, and practice sheets.  You'll discover activities for both you and the children, and at the same time map your own thinking as you consider new possibilities for your curriculum planning. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131727915
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/19/2005
Series:
Merrill Education/Redleaf Press College Textbook Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

  Introduction

Chapter 1  Begin with Yourself

Chapter 2  Revitalizing the Environment

Chapter 3  Putting the Child Back in DAP

Chapter 4  Redefining Curriculum Themes

Chapter 5  Caring for Infants and Toddlers

Chapter 6  Organizing and Communicating Your Approach to Curriculum Planning

Chapter 7  Developing Yourself

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