Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, 7th edition

  • Marjorie J. Kostelnik, 
  • Anne K. Soderman, 
  • Alice P. Whiren, 
  • Michelle L. Rupiper

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Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education brings together everything you need as a pre-service teacher and addresses all aspects of classroom life  --  conceptualization, planning, implementation, and evaluation  --  for children ages three through eight.

Published by Pearson (January 29th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780134695600

Subject: Early Childhood Education

Category: Curriculum & Play

Table of contents


Part 1: Foundations of Early Childhood Education

1. Developmentally Appropriate Practice
2. Teaching and Learning in Developmentally Appropriate Programs

Part 2: Setting the Stage for Learning
3. Planning and Implementing Effective Small-Group Activities
4. Planning and Implementing Effective Group-Time Activities
5. Organizing Space and Materials
6. Child Guidance in Early Childhood Classrooms
7. Assessing and Evaluating Children's Learning
8. Strengthening Developmentally Appropriate Programs Through Family Engagement

Part 3: The Curriculum

9. The Aesthetic Domain
10. The Affective Domain
11. The Cognitive Domain
12. The Language Domain
13. The Physical Domain
14. The Social Domain

Part 4: Integrating Curriculum
15. Integrating Curriculum Through Pretend and Construction Play
16. Organizing Children's Learning Over Time

Appendix A: Sample Lesson Plans
Appendix B: Field Trips
Appendix C: The Big, Big Turnip

Name Index
Subject Index

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