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Introduction to Curriculum for Early Childhood Education

Introduction to Curriculum for Early Childhood Education

Welcome to learning about how to effectively plan curriculum for young children. This textbook will address:  Developing curriculum through the planning cycle  Theories that inform what we know about how children learn and the best ways for teachers to support learning  The three components of developmentally appropriate practice  Importance and value of play and intentional teaching  Different models of curriculum  Process of lesson planning (documenting planned experiences for children)  Physical, temporal, and social environments that set the stage for children’s learning  Appropriate guidance techniques to support children’s behaviors as the self-regulation abilities mature.  Planning for preschool-aged children in specific domains including o Physical development o Language... Show More

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