Play at the Center of the Curriculum

Play at the Center of the Curriculum
Interweaves anecdotes of children's play, theories of play and development, empirical evidence from research, and practical instructional strategies to give students a clear look at play and the curriculum KEY TOPICS: Looking at Play Through Teachers' Eyes; Play and Development: Theory; Play as the Cornerstone of Development: The Literature; Orchestrating Children's Play: Setting the Stage; Orchestrating Play: Interactions with Children; Play as a Tool for Assessment; Mathematics in the Play-Centered Curriculum; Language, Literacy, and Play; Science in the Play-Centered Curriculum; The Arts in the Play-Centered Curriculum; Play and Socialization; Outdoor Play; Play, Toys, and Technology; Conclusions: Integrating Play, Development, and Practice MARKET: For pre- and in-service early childhood teachers
Publication Date: 
March 21, 2014