Meaningful Curriculum for Young Children

Meaningful Curriculum for Young Children, 2nd edition

  • Eva Moravcik, 
  • Sherry Nolte

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Meaningful Curriculum for Young Children helps you understand and plan curriculum for children in preschool and primary grades. The authors stress a curriculum that's joyful, built upon children's strengths and intellectual needs, and has meaning for students and teachers alike.

Published by Pearson (February 27th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780134484105

Subject: Early Childhood Education

Category: Curriculum & Play

Table of contents

Brief Table of Contents

1. Curriculum that Engages
2. Planning, Implementing, and Assessing Curriculum
3. Integrated Curriculum
4. Large Motor Curriculum
5. Fine Motor Curriculum
6. Sensory Development Curriculum
7. Language Curriculum
8. Literacy Curriculum
9. Literature Curriculum
10. Art Curriculum
11. Music Curriculum
12. Creative Movement Curriculum
13. Math Curriculum
14. Science Curriculum
15. Social Studies Curriculum

Detailed Table of Contents

1. Curriculum that Engages
What is Curriculum?
Sources of Early Childhood Curriculum
What Teachers Need to Know to Plan Early Childhood Curriculum
How Early Childhood Curriculum is Organized
The Process of Designing Curriculum

2. Planning, Implementing, and Assessing Curriculum
Why do Teachers Plan?
Before You Plan
Writing an Activity/Lesson Plan
Writing Plans in the Real World

3. Integrated Curriculum
Why Integrated Curriculum?
Models of Integrated Curriculum
Designing an Integrated Curriculum Study

4. Large Motor Curriculum
Why Large Motor Curriculum?
Understanding Large Motor Development
What is Large Motor Curriculum in Early Childhood?
Teaching the Large Motor Curriculum
Large Motor Curriculum for All Children

5. Fine Motor Curriculum
Why Fine Motor Curriculum?
What is Fine Motor Curriculum in Early Childhood?
Planning Fine Motor Curriculum
Fine Motor Curriculum for All Children

6. Sensory Development Curriculum
Why Sensory Development Curriculum?
Understanding Sensory Development
What is Sensory Curriculum in Early Childhood?
Teaching Sensory Curriculum
Planning Sensory Curriculum
Sensory Curriculum for All Children

7. Language Curriculum
Why Language?
Understanding Language Development
What is Language Curriculum in Early Childhood?
Planning Language Curriculum
Language for All Children

8. Literacy Curriculum
Why Literacy in Early Childhood?
Understanding Literacy Development
What is Literacy Curriculum in Early Childhood Education?
Teaching Literacy
Planning Literacy Curriculum
Literacy for All Children

9. Literature Curriculum
Why Literature?
Literature and Development
What is Literature Curriculum in Early Childhood Education?
Teaching Literature
Planning Literature Curriculum
Literature for All Children

10. Art Curriculum
Why Art Curriculum?
Understanding Artistic Development
What is Art Curriculum in Early Childhood Education?
Teaching Art
Planning Art Curriculum
Art for All Children

11. Music Curriculum
Why Music?
Development and Music
What is Music Curriculum in Early Childhood?
Teaching Music
Planning Music Curriculum
Music for All Children

12. Creative Movement Curriculum
Why Creative Movement?
Development and Creative Movement
What is Creative Movement Curriculum in Early Childhood?
Teaching Creative Movement
Planning Music Curriculum
Creative Movement for All Children

13. Math Curriculum
Why Math?
Understanding Math Development
What is Math Curriculum in Early Childhood?
Teaching Math
Planning Math Curriculum
Math for All Children

14. Science Curriculum
Why Science?
Development and Science
What is Science Curriculum in Early Childhood?
Teaching Science
Planning Science Curriculum
Science for All Children

15. Social Studies Curriculum
Why Social Studies?
Understanding Development and Social Studies
What is Social Studies Curriculum in Early Childhood?
Teaching Social Studies
Planning Social Studies Curriculum
Social Studies for All Children

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