Kindergarten : Fours and Fives Go to School

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For introductory courses in teaching Kindergarten and Preschool.The only text available that specifically addresses the kindergarten year, it enables students to become highly skilled and effective teachers with four and five year old children, their families, and the community. The goal of this comprehensive guide is to provide readers with the knowledge of how four and five year olds behave and to offer information about materials and activities that can be used in their professional careers, thus providing a solid foundation on which to develop teaching skills.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 191.5 x 233.2 x 15.2mm | 485.35g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130148350
  • 9780130148353

Table of contents

I. TODAY'S KINDERGARTEN. 1. Today's Kindergarten: The Past Is Present. 2. Understanding Readiness in the Context of Theory and Research. II. READY OR NOT. 3. Four- and Five-Year-Olds Grow and Develop. 4. Are Schools Ready for Four- and Five-Year-Olds? 5. Classrooms are Ready. 6. Teachers are Ready to Guide Children's Social Behavior. III. THE INTEGRATED CURRICULUM. 7. Planning an Integrated Curriculum. 8. Assessing Kindergarten Children. 9. Art in the Kindergarten. 10. Music and Movement. 11. Literacy Learning for Four- and Five-Year-Olds. 12. Language Arts for Four- and Five-Year-Olds. 13. Integrated Mathematics in the Kindergarten. 14. Children Study Their World: The Life, Physical, and Earth Sciences. Index.
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