Early Education Curriculum: A Child’s Connection to the World

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 416 pages
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The Fifth Edition of EARLY EDUCATION CURRICULUM: A CHILD’S CONNECTION TO THE WORLD focuses on the process of planning and implementing a curriculum, and setting up an inclusive child-centered environment. Guided by new research, position statements, and developmentally appropriate practice, the text helps beginning students as well as experienced teachers make informed decisions about curriculum content. Now in full color, this text meets the needs of a diverse range of students, helping them to develop creative thinking and the ability to effectively apply theory to an early childhood classroom setting.
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Contents

Creating the Environment That Supports Curriculum and Connects Children
1
Discovering and Expanding the Early Education Curriculum
78
My Self Integrated Curriculum Theme with Activities
349
Resources for Teachers with Website Listings
361
Professional Organizations
367
Glossary
371
Index
377
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About the author (2011)

Hilda L. Jackman is Professor Emerita at Brookhaven College, Dallas County Community College District. Ms. Jackman has worked with children and families for over 40 years in both children's theatre and children's television, and as an educator and consultant. She is the author of several early childhood books, including SING ME A STORY! TELL ME A SONG! CREATIVE THEMATIC ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHERS OF YOUNG CHILDREN (2005), also published by Cengage Learning.

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