Total Learning: Developmental Curriculum for the Young Child / Edition 7

Total Learning: Developmental Curriculum for the Young Child / Edition 7

by Joanne Hendrick, Patricia Weissman, Patricia Weissman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132225662

ISBN-13: 9780132225663

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132225663
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/24/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

I. BUILDING A SECURE FOUNDATION FOR LEARNING

1. The Purpose of Curriculum.
2. Including the Families in the Life of the School.
3. Play: The Integrative Force in Learning.

II. PLANNING FOR TOTAL LEARNING.

4. Designing the Supportive Environment.
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.

8. Keeping Children Safe and Well Fed.
9. Developing Physical Competence.
10. Helping Children Understand and Value Life.

IV. FOSTERING EMOTIONAL HEALTH IN YOUNG CHILDREN.

11. Achieving Emotional Competence.

V. DEVELOPING SOCIAL COMPETENCE AND HEALTHY SELF-IDENTITIES.

12. Getting Along Together: Achieving Competence in Interpersonal Relations.
13.Who Am I? Who Are You? Coming to Terms with Multicultural, Gender, and Disability Issues.

VI. ENCOURAGING CHILDREN TO BE CREATIVE.

14. Freeing Children to Be Creative.

VII. FOSTERING THE USE OF LANGUAGE.

15. Developing VerbalCompetence.
16. Taking the First Steps on the Road to Reading.

VIII. HELPING CHILDREN LEARN TO THINK FOR THEMSELVES.

17. Helping Children Learn to Think for Themselves: Using the Emergent Approach.
18. Building for Future Academic Competence: Developing Mid-Level Mental Abilities.
Appendices.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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