A Child Goes Forth (10th Edition)

A Child Goes Forth (10th Edition)

A Child Goes Forth (10th Edition)

This practical book shows prospective teachers of children ages 2 to 5 how the basic characteristics of young children should influence instructional planning, curriculum, and expectations. Coverage is organized around eleven areas of experience that are critical to a child's development. Coverage incorporates the best of traditional methods and the brightest ideas of today's “cutting edge” thinkers into a cohesive presentation that emphasizes the individuality of each child and the idea that a relaxed, unstructured, yet carefully-planned atmosphere is most conducive to effective teaching. For educators who love children and want to help them “go forth” successfully.

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This highly-successful curriculum planner explores basic developmental characteristics of children ages 2-5 and shows how these characteristics influence instructional planning, curriculum, and expectations. Each chapter begins by discussing main principles and ends with suggestions for applying those principles. The text provides a wealth of practical and meaningful tasks, games, and activities students can take with them into their classrooms to help youngsters gain important hands-on experience. Also included is excellent coverage of computer use by young children.

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