9780871731616

Developmental Continuity Across the Preschool and Primary Grades : Implications for Teachers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780871731616

  • ISBN10:

    0871731614

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-01
  • Publisher: Assn for Childhood Education Intl
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Table of Contents

Introduction 5(13)
Developmental Continuity: Its Meaning
13(12)
Development is Continuous
14(5)
Interactions
16(1)
Continuity of Experiences
16(1)
Covered With Language
17(1)
Reflection
18(1)
The Problem
19(2)
Continuity Across the Years
21(4)
Nongraded Units
22(1)
Concern, Continued
23(2)
Toward Developmental Continuity: Getting Started
25(10)
Projects Aimed at Continuity
26(2)
National Projects
26(1)
State and Regional Projects
27(1)
Local Projects
27(1)
Principles of Planning
28(7)
Commitment
28(1)
Finding Out
29(1)
Defining
29(1)
Communicating
30(1)
Involving Others
30(1)
Receiving Authorization
31(1)
Expanding
32(1)
Involving Parents
33(1)
Bottom-Up or Top-Down
34(1)
Continuity of Organization
35(14)
School Management Team
36(1)
Restructuring the Kindergarten/Primary Unit
37(6)
Grouping
37(2)
Scheduling
39(2)
Promotion
41(1)
Class Size
41(1)
Staffing of the Classroom
41(1)
Reporting Progress
42(1)
Organizing Materials, Supplies, and People
42(1)
Strong Links With Preschools
43(2)
Communicating With Parents and Other Teachers
43(1)
Preparing Children
44(1)
Support and Communication Links to the Community
45(4)
Family Support
46(1)
Community Support
46(1)
Business Support
47(2)
Continuity of Curriculum
49(20)
Creating Meaningful Curriculum
53(1)
Understanding Children
54(7)
Typical Growth and Development
54(2)
Using Knowledge of Typical Growth and Development
56(5)
Knowledge of the Environment
61(1)
Curriculum Content
62(2)
Process of Planning
64(5)
Continuity of Environment
69(22)
Physical Environment
72(15)
Similar, Yet Different
72(2)
Arranging Spaces
74(5)
A Case Study---Arranging the Physical Environment
79(8)
Social/Emotional Environments
87(2)
Physical Arrangements
87(1)
Classroom Atmosphere
88(1)
Social Interactions
88(1)
Intellectual Environment
89(2)
Continuity of Assessment
91(12)
Determining an Approach to Assessment
94(6)
Observations
94(1)
Checklists
95(1)
Interviews
96(1)
Work Samples
97(1)
Self-Assessment
98(1)
Testing
99(1)
Developing a Portfolio System
100(1)
Communicating to Others
101(2)
Towards the Future 103(3)
References 106(4)
Categorized Bibliography 110

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