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The assessment of young children’s development and learning has recently taken on new importance. Private and government organizations are developing programs to enhance the school readiness of all young children, especially children from economically disadvantaged homes and communities and children with special needs.
Examines the meaning of curriculum; discusses curriculum integration; describes how to plan, create, and evaluate a curriculum; and examines how modern literacy, mathematics, social studies, science, and expressive arts curricula evolved into their present forms.
Education, according to John Dewey, should be viewed as dynamic and ongoing with direct teaching of integrated content knowledge. This volume offers readers an examination of the content areas in early childhood curriculum that honor Dewey’s belief in active, integrated learning.
The journey to professional and personal growth takes time, and the road isn’t always smooth, but it is a learning-filled adventure. Holly Elissa Bruno, Janet Gonzalez-Mena, Luis Antonio Hernandez, and Debra Ren-Etta Sullivan are accomplished professionals and respected leaders in the early childhood field. After a decade of speaking together at national professional development conferences, they now give you twelve of their most important presentation topics as essays.
Quality in Diversity in Early Learning presents a framework to enable early childhood practitioners to consider, understand, support, and extend the learning of young children from birth to eight years.