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Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education

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Author: Kostelnik, Marjorie

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 7

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 640

Release Date: 05-01-2018

Details: Product Description Help future teachers create the best programs for young children ages three through eight Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education is an all-in-one guide that brings together everything pre-service teachers need to implement an integrated, developmental approach to curriculum-based instruction.   The 7th Edition addresses all aspects of classroom life–conceptualization, planning, implementation, and evaluation–for children ages three through eight. This comprehensive, cohesive approach emphasizes the “how” of curriculum development, as well as the “what and why.” With practical, research-based guidelines, sample activities and lesson plans for each curriculum domain, and a focus on teaching methods, readers have the tools they need to translate theory into age-appropriate practice that accommodates individual, social, and cultural differences. Also available with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with embedded videos and interactive quizzes. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; the Enhanced Pearson eText does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with the Enhanced Pearson eText, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and the Enhanced Pearson eText search for: 0134747372 / 9780134747378 Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 013474764X / 9780134747644 Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card 0134747674 / 9780134747675 Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education From the Back Cover Help future teachers create the best programs for young children ages three through eight Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education is an all-in-one guide that brings together everything pre-service teachers need to implement an integrated, developmental approach to curriculum-based instruction.   The 7th Edition addresses all aspects of classroom life–conceptualization, planning, implementation, and evaluation–for children ages three through eight. This comprehensive, cohesive approach emphasizes the “how” of curriculum development, as well as the “what and why.” With practical, research-based guidelines, sample activities and lesson plans for each curriculum domain, and a focus on teaching methods, readers have the tools they need to translate theory into age-appropriate practice that accommodates individual, social, and cultural differences. Also available with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with the following multimedia features: Embedded video links and new You’re the Observer videos provide concrete examples of text concepts and give students the opportunity to practice observation skills and assess best practices in action. Check Your Understanding quizzes matched to chapter learning outcomes help readers master key concepts. Instructors, visit to register for your digital examination copy. Students, register for or purchase your eText at . About the Author Marjorie Kostelnik, Ph.D., began her career in early childhood education as a Head Start teacher and has been educating children and teachers ever since. Following several years in the classroom, she received her master’s degree and doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State. She was on the faculty at Michigan State for 22 years, serving as Program Supervi

Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English