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Creating Environments for Learning: Birth to Age Eight, Loose-Leaf Version, 2nd Edition

By Julie Bullard

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 24, 2013

Description

Author Julie Bullard has thoroughly revised Creating Environments for Learning: Birth to Age 8.  The Second Edition continues to provide students with a highly visual, practical, interesting, and useful resource. Bullard’s book enhances the student reader’s level of understanding of learning environments, and features the most up-to-date information on research, curriculum standards, and play-based learning, with prime examples and 140 color photos that enhance the quality and practicality of the book.  Covering birth through age eight, it provides a balance of theory and application to help novices and practicing early childhood professionals understand why and how to set up, arrange, and make changes to early childhood learning environments.  Creating a Learning Environment: Birth to Age 8, Second Edition, an invaluable resource, assists students in designing environments that help children achieve national and state standards through a play-based curriculum.  Through reading this book, students not only learn basic information on environments and curriculum, but also see environmental and curricular possibilities to broaden their horizons as an educator of the youngest of learners.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Understanding the Importance of the Environment

Chapter 2 Establishing an Emotionally Supportive and Equitable Environment

Chapter 3 Establishing a Context for Learning

Chapter 4 Planning a Play-Based Curriculum

Chapter 5 Arranging an Effective Environment

Chapter 6 Design Considerations

Chapter 7 Developing Dramatic Play Centers

Chapter 8 Developing Manipulative and Sensory Centers

Chapter 9 Developing Block and Building Centers

Chapter 10 Developing Literacy Centers

Chapter 11 Developing Science Centers

Chapter 12 Developing Math Centers

Chapter 13 Developing Art Centers

Chapter 14 Developing Music Centers

Chapter 15 Integrating Technology

Chapter 16 Special-Interest Centers

Chapter 17 Creating Outdoor Environments

Chapter 18 Creating Spaces for Families and Teachers

Chapter 19 Meeting Environmental Challenges

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-338884-0

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-338884-8

Format: Special Item

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