9780205348541

Constructivism across the Curriculum in Early Childhood Classrooms Big Ideas as Inspiration

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205348541

  • ISBN10:

    0205348548

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-06-13
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Former President of NAECTE and co-author of "The Young Child As Scientist," Christine Chaille brings a Reggio Emilia inspired, fresh, friendly and innovative introduction to constructivist curriculum for educators in preschool to primary classrooms. By balancing theory and the realities of the classroom, this book helps teachers challenge themselves and their students with strategies for infusing new curriculum approaches in their classrooms without sacrificing what theyneed to accomplishin the process.

Table of Contents

Prologue
Big Ideas: A Framework for Constructivist Curriculum
Light as an Introduction to Big Ideas
The Constructivist Teacher: Issues in Implementation
Balancing Acts
Zooming In and Out
Playing with Sound
Upside Down and Inside Out: The Wacky Curriculum
Chain Reactions: One Thing Leads to Another
Transformation
Epilogue
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