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California Preschool Curriculum Framework - Volume 1

California Preschool Curriculum Framework - Volume 1

The preschool curriculum framework takes an integrated approach to early learning and describes how curriculum planning considers the connections between different domains as children engage in teacher-guided learning activities. A description of California’s Early Learning and Development System, which places the learning foundations at the center, explains the alignment of the components to the foundations. The remaining chapters focus on the learning domains. Each chapter provides an overview of a domain, the foundations for that domain, principles in planning curriculum, and curriculum strategies illustrated by vignettes. The strategies pertain to both the learning environment and teachers’ interactions with children. These chapters offer key principles and a rich variety of ideas for... Show More


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