A Practical Guide to Early Childhood Curriculum

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Pearson Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2008 - Education - 455 pages
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This applied guide to planning and implementing curriculum across the content areas, for children ages 3 to 8, provides students with a depth of background knowledge not usually seen in a text containing practical, highlighted strategies, unit and lesson plans, suggested activities, recipes, and more. Core chapters cover: - Social studies (including diverse people, self and family, physical activity, and nutrition) - Language development - Literacy development - Science (3 separate chapters) - Problem solving and math - Music and movement - Creativity, art, and dramatic activities Key changes to this edition include separate chapters on language development and literacy development, new tables linking learning activities with specific content area standards, streamlined content throughout, and new Web sites.

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Contents

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Social Concerns Affecting Early Childhood
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Importance of Early Childhood Education
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