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Curriculum Models and Early Childhood Education : Appraising the Relationship

Curriculum Models and Early Childhood Education : Appraising the Relationship - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0130878212

Cover of Curriculum Models and Early Childhood Education : Appraising the Relationship 2ND 01 (ISBN 978-0130878212)
ISBN13: 978-0130878212
ISBN10: 0130878219
Edition: 2ND 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2001
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Curriculum Models and Early Childhood Education : Appraising the Relationship - 2ND 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130878212

Stacie G. Goffin and Catherine Wilson

ISBN13: 978-0130878212
ISBN10: 0130878219
Edition: 2ND 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

This thoroughly up-to-date and completely accessible book uses a socio-historical perspective to examine the major curriculum models of early childhood education. It examines the approaches of Montessori, Developmental-Interaction, Direct Instruction, Kamii-DeVries, High-Scope, and Reggio Emilia curriculum. Comprehensive coverage looks at each model in terms of purpose and function, impact on early childhood education, theoretical underpinnings, and current evaluations.

For parents and teachers interested in early childhood education and curriculum.

Table of Contents

I. EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM MODELS IN CONTEXT.

Prologue: Setting the Stage.
1. Curriculum Models and Early Childhood Curriculum: A Historical Framework.

II. EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM MODELS: A CONTEMPORARY REVIEW.

2. The Montessori Method.
3. The Developmental-Interaction Approach.
4. The Direct Instruction Model.
5. Two Models Derived from Piagetian Theory.

III. AN EXAMINATION OF THE UNDERPINNINGS OF CURRICULUM MODELS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.

6. In Pursuit of Answers: Comparative Evaluations of Early Childhood Curriculum Models.
7. Identifying the Source of Early Childhood Curriculum.
8. Curriculum Models and Early Childhood Education: A Quandary.
9. Posing New Questions and Seeing Old Questions in New Ways: The Reggio Emilia Approach.

References.
Index.

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