Total Learning: Developmental Curriculum for the Young Child / Edition 7by Joanne Hendrick, Patricia Weissman, Patricia Weissman
Pub. Date: 07/24/2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Practical in approach, this popular book explains how to develop and present a comprehensive, developmentally appropriate, and culturally sensitive curriculum for young children. Divided according to the emotional, social, creative, physical, and cognitive selves, this book focuses on the developmental needs of children, rather than on specific subject areas. Designed to encourage children to become independent, creative people, this text advocates curriculum that is age appropriate and emphasizes play as the indicator of learning.
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Table of Contents
I. BUILDING A SECURE FOUNDATION FOR LEARNING
2. Including the Families in the Life of the School.
3. Play: The Integrative Force in Learning.
II. PLANNING FOR TOTAL LEARNING.
5. Planning for Total Learning: Creating Supportive Curriculum Plans and Schedules.
6. Getting to Know the Children by Keeping Track of What They're Learning.
7. Planning with Individual Children in Mind: Using Behavioral Objectives in the Preschool.
III. HELPING YOUNG CHILDREN RELISH LIFE AND DEVELOP HEALTHY BODIES.
9. Developing Physical Competence.
10. Helping Children Understand and Value Life.
IV. FOSTERING EMOTIONAL HEALTH IN YOUNG CHILDREN.
V. DEVELOPING SOCIAL COMPETENCE AND HEALTHY SELF-IDENTITIES.
13.Who Am I? Who Are You? Coming to Terms with Multicultural, Gender, and Disability Issues.
VI. ENCOURAGING CHILDREN TO BE CREATIVE.
VII. FOSTERING THE USE OF LANGUAGE.
16. Taking the First Steps on the Road to Reading.
VIII. HELPING CHILDREN LEARN TO THINK FOR THEMSELVES.
18. Building for Future Academic Competence: Developing Mid-Level Mental Abilities.
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