Interactive Curriculum for Development and Learning

Interactive Curriculum for Development and Learning : Birth Through Eight Years

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For undergraduate courses in General Methods in Early Childhood Development, Development of the Young Child, and Early Childhood Curriculum.This unique text stresses a positive interactive curriculum for development and learning based on five developmental areas: personal-social, physical, cognitive, communication, and creative. The revised edition ties developmental theory to real-life situations in a variety of settings. This helpful text provides methods of planning, program implementation, and evaluation for those who wish to enhance the quality of interaction with children from birth through age eight.show more

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  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.2 x 17.5mm | 539.78g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130941344
  • 9780130941343

Table of contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF AN INTERACTIVE CURRICULUM. 1. Theoretical Perspective for an Interactive Curriculum. 2. Developing an Understanding of Young Children. 3. Supporting an Interactive Curriculum with Physical Environments. 4. Planning for an Interactive Curriculum. II. ACTIVITIES FOR INTERACTION. 5. Types of Interaction. 6. Personal-Social Development. 7. Physical Development. 8. Cognitive Development. 9. Communication Development. 10. Creative Development. III. RESOURCES FOR INTERACTION. Appendix A: Matrix of Activities by Age. Appendix B: Child Development Associate Competency Goals and Functional Areas: Information Locator Guide. Appendix C: Directions for Activities. Appendix D: Directions for Making Equipment. Appendix E: Professional Resources.show more