The Comprehensive Infant Curriculum, A Self-Directed Teacher's Guide / Edition 1

The Comprehensive Infant Curriculum, A Self-Directed Teacher's Guide / Edition 1

by Kay Albrecht
     
 

ISBN-10: 0876592701

ISBN-13: 9780876592700

Pub. Date: 09/01/2001

Publisher: Gryphon House Inc.

A comprehensive (40+ hour) self-directed manual is just what teachers need to effectively implement one of the best infant curriculum resources, Innovations: The Comprehensive Infant Curriculum. This guide is specially designed for teachers who are new to the world of care and early education of infants, as well as those who are experienced infant

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A comprehensive (40+ hour) self-directed manual is just what teachers need to effectively implement one of the best infant curriculum resources, Innovations: The Comprehensive Infant Curriculum. This guide is specially designed for teachers who are new to the world of care and early education of infants, as well as those who are experienced infant educators. Teachers explore Innovations' wide view of curriculum as inclusive of interactions, activities and experiences, child development, parent partnerships, teaching, observation and assessment, and environment.

Dr. Albrecht is widely known as an advocate for high quality care and early education opportunities for all children. Dr. Miller, with over 25 years of direct experience in education, is a national speaker and consultant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876592700
Publisher:
Gryphon House Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Series:
Innovations
Edition description:
Teachers G
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Module 1Welcome and Purpose of Training11
Module 2Get Acquainted with Innovations: The Comprehensive Infant Curriculum13
Module 3Personal Goals for Training in Teacher's Guide14
Module 4Developmental Tasks17
Module 5Innovations in Observation/Assessment20
Module 6Innovations in Child Development22
Module 7Innovations in Interactive Experiences24
Module 8Innovations in Teaching26
Module 9Innovations in Parent Partnerships29
Module 10Innovations in Environments31
Module 11Activities and Experiences34
Module 12Webbing37
Module 13Planning Pages39
Module 14Possibilities41
Module 15Dramatic Possibilities43
Module 16Sensory and Art Possibilities45
Module 17Curiosity Possibilities47
Module 18Literacy Possibilities49
Module 19Music Possibilities51
Module 20Movement Possibilities53
Module 21Outdoor Possibilities55
Module 22Project Possibilities57
Module 23Parent Participation Possibilities59
Module 24Concepts Learned61
Module 25Resources64
Module 26Prop Boxes66
Module 27Picture File/Vocabulary68
Module 28Books71
Module 29Rhymes/Fingerplays73
Module 30Music/Songs75
Module 31Toys and Materials (gathered and bought)77
Module 32Using Anecdotal Observations79
Module 33Putting It All Together to Plan for Teaching82
Module 34How to Use Forms to Document Children's Learning, Events, and Interactions84
Module 35Conferencing with Parents86
Module 36How to Use Parent Postcards to Support Families88
Module 37How to Continue Professional Development?90
Module 38Completion of Training92
Certificate of Completion94
Appendix95
Index121

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