Early Childhood Curriculum Planning, Assessment, and Implementation
Edition: 2nd 2013
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The second edition of Early Childhood Curriculum provides a comprehensive and lively introduction to curriculum theories, approaches and issues in early childhood settings. Drawing on contemporary research and case studies, the book employs a cultural-historical framework to illustrate a variety of approaches to early childhood education. In this new edition there is an up-to-date coverage of national curriculum documents, including the Early Years Framework and Te Whariki, a glossary of key terms and learning intentions at the beginning of each chapter. There is also an updated companion website at (www.cambridge.edu.au/academic/earlychildhood). In each chapter, hypothetical transcripts and real-world examples help bring theory to life. The book explores specific domain areas, including science and mathematics; literacy and language; information and communication technology; the arts; and health and well-being. Early Childhood Curriculum equips pre-service teachers with the practical skills and tools to promote young children's learning. It is an essential resource for pre-service teachers and practitioners alike.
List price: $79.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/2/2013
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
|Theory, research and the Early Childhood Curriculum|
|Development and learning - how views of development shape how curriculum is framed|
|Curriculum as a cultural broker|
|Interpreting Early Childhood Curriculum|
|Cultural-historical curriculum in action|
|Curriculum as a conceptual tool - observation, content and Programming|
|Assessing children and evaluating curriculum - shifting lenses|
|Content knowledge - the sciences, maths and numeracy|
|Content knowledge - language, literacy and ICT|
|Content knowledge - the arts and health, wellbeing and physical activity|