Teaching Kindergarten: A Developmentally Appropriate Approach
Assimilating the best of current research and practice, this book presents the origins, purpose, curriculum, organization, and assessment of the developmentally appropriate kindergarten. Several techniques and approaches are suggested for use in a variety of settings, from small to large classes, from half-day to full-day programs.
The principles and practices here are easily adaptable to preschool and the early grades.
Beginning with a brief history of kindergarten and a discussion of current issues in kindergarten education, the book provides invaluable suggestions on:
An evaluation checklist, theme evaluation form, and annotated bibliography of useful sources are included for teacher use.