Practical Guide to Early Childhood Curriculum, A

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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We learn often in life, but only once as a child. This popular book will help future teachers make the most of this special time. Here is complete coverage of how children learn, what they can learn, and how to teach them.The focus is on creating a child-centered curriculum that addresses children's needs in all developmental areasphysical, social, emotional, creative, and cognitive. The authors provide a wealth of meaningful teaching strategiesaccompanied by lesson plans, activities, recipes, and morethat will meet the needs and interests of children ages three to eight, all synchronized to these children's developmental skills and cognitive capabilities.For teachers and future teachers specializing in Early Childhood Education.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education
A Developmentally Appropriate Early Childhood Program
Developing Partnerships with Families
Planning the Curriculum
Personal and Social Development
People and Their Diversities
Myself and My Family
Myself and My Body
Cognitive and Literacy Development
Language Development
Literacy Development
Physical Science Experiences
Earth Science Experiences
Life Science Experiences
Problem Solving and Mathematics
Aesthetic and Creative Development
Music and Movement
Creativity, Art, and Dramatic Activities
Lesson Plans
Recipes for Food Experiences
Name Index
Subject Index
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