Aimed at teachers and future teachers of children from birth through age eight, this book examines the positive effects of play on childrenas social/emotional, cognitive, and physical development. You will learn how to assess a childas learning through play, making play a more practicable teaching mechanism. You also will learn step-by-step recommendations for establishing a classroom that promotes play and how to develop play-based programs for children in specific age groups: infants and toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarten children, and primary-age children. Incorporating play into the program of special needs children is addressed in each age-specific section and in a separate chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Music (Continued) infants and toddlers, 91a95 middle childhood, 223, 224 play centers, 136 preschoolers, 130a131, 136 primary school, 194 songs, 94a95, ... 305 National Safe Kids Campaign, 308 National Science Education Standards, 197 Natural environment, for children with special ... 43, 73 Pay-for-play spaces, 286 Peabody, Elizabeth, 155 Peer play, 43a44 Pellegrini, Anthony, 23 Photo essays, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Supporting Play in Early Childhood: Environment, Curriculum, Assessment|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01|