Early Childhood Curriculum Development as Inquiry
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Early Childhood Curriculum Development as Inquiry by Mary A. Jensen

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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English


  • Curriculum planning & development,
  • Primary / junior schools,
  • Preschool & Kindergarten,
  • Curricula,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching

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The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL10172194M
ISBN 100205420443
ISBN 109780205420445

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  Offering a foundation in early childhood theory, philosophy, research, and development, the 2nd edition of this unique textbook helps future teachers, as well as current educators, understand the "why" of curriculum in early childhood and invests them with the skills they need to move from simply following a script to knowledgeably creating curricula on their by: 5. Emergent curriculum is an engaging, effective way for young children to learn and an enjoyable way for educators to teach. But planning and implementing inquiry projects based on children’s interests can be a puzzling process. The cycle of inquiry described in this book . Curriculum in the early years | Department for Education. healthy development. These standards are used to build curricu-lum content that is challenging and relevant to what children will be learn-ing when they enter school. It is safe to say that “ much more has become known about the power of high-quality cur-Early Childhood Curriculum Models by Diane Trister Dodge The Changing Role of.

Early childhood teachers’ relationship with the official curriculum: the mediating role of professional and policy contexts Maria Birbili & Alexandra Myrovali Pages:   Inquiry-based learning begins with a question, problem or idea. It involves children in planning and carrying out investigations, proposing explanations and solutions, and communicating their understanding of concepts in a variety of ways. Throughout the inquiry process, children observe, raise questions, and critique their practices. Zambia that are involved in Early Childhood Development (ECD). The curriculum was created within the CRS-led project called “Strengthening the Capacity of Women Religious in Early Childhood Development,” or “SCORE-ECD,” funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and led .   NAEYC Publishes New Curriculum Development Resource for Early Childhood Educators Emergent curriculum arises from the things that fascinate children—what they see, what they wonder about, what they develop theories about. Exploring these elements with children and using their interests to drive curriculum can be challenging for teache.

A shared workspace allows for spontaneous conversation, questioning, and the exploration of a particular content-based experience, an idea, or an artifact. Within the communal setting of early childhood classrooms, questioning and inquiry can play a central role in meaningful learning opportunities as children explore new media, skills, and ideas. Designed for courses in early childhood curriculum, Krogh and Morehouse offers detailed instruction on making an inquiry and integration approach to early education work. Part One provides a foundation in theory, philosophy, research, and child development—the knowledge future teachers will need to create effective curriculum on their own.   This applied guide to planning and implementing curriculum across the content areas, for children ages 3 to 8, provides students with a depth of background knowledge not usually seen in a text containing practical, highlighted strategies, unit and /5(1). This is a very comprehensive text covering pertinent topics in early childhood education from understanding how children learn to the appropriate setting for their learning to the curriculum topics that cover their complete educational more.