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Educating Young Children: Active Learning Practices for Preschool and Child Care Programs
Release Date: January, 2002
Publisher: High/Scope Press
The updated chapters include information on phonemic awareness and preschool reading, additional references, the latest Perry Preschool research results, recent research relating to brain development, and a complete description of a consistent approach to problem solving. Written for early childhood practitioners and students, this manual presents essential strategies adults can use to make active learning a reality in their programs. Describes key components of the adultÂ's role: planning the physical setting and establishing a consistent daily routine; creating a positive social climate; and using High/ScopeÂ's 58 Â"key experiencesÂ" in child development to understand and support young children. Other topics include family involvement, daily team planning, interest areas, appropriate materials, the plan-do-review process, small- and large-group times. Offers numerous anecdotes, photographs, illustrations, real-life scenarios, and practical suggestions for adults. Reflects High/ScopeÂ's current research findings and over 30 years of experience.
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Posted by A Preschool Teacher on 9/28/2007
Everything you could ever want to know about High/Scope! PAGES on every learning center, in-depth explanation of plan/do/recall, so much more! I can't say enough about this book!
I bought the older edition for just $1.99!!!
Posted by Anonymous on 12/4/2000
This book is the official manual for High/Scope curriculum. It outlines exactly how to set up a High/Scope classroom, from setting up the learning environment to guiding adult interactions. It gives you everything you need to know to be an amazing preschool teacher and it is backed by a mountain of research. You no longer have to reinvent the wheel. They have provided everything necessary to be successful in a classroom and for your students to be successful.