This book discusses the value of play in diverse early childhood classrooms and how curriculum can support play. Key changes to this edition include the integration of standards and examples of how encouraging certain types of play can meet standards, expanded coverage of cultural diversity and supporting play in children with special needs, and expanded coverage of integrating the content areas. More than any other books on play, this book focuses on how content areas can be taught and standards met through play.
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This book for future early childhood educators offers all of the background needed to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate, play-centered curriculum for children ages 3 to 8.From the Back Cover:
Because play is children’s work, this text emphasizes the value of play to young children’s development and focuses on how content areas in the curriculum can support play. In addition, the text has strong coverage of the teacher’s role in orchestrating and interacting with children during play, and play as a tool for assessment.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131720821
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131720821
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131720821