Establishing a solid curriculum, regardless of the age of the children, provides administration, teachers, children, and their families with a meaningful, well-researched plan for education.
Course Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Given the five goals of an effective curriculum, identify three and describe what you could observe in a preschool classroom that would indicate that the goals were being met
- Considering the five key principles that support developmentally appropriate curriculum, identify three and discuss what you might observe in a classroom that would indicate the teacher planned with the key principles in mind
- After reviewing the major models of established curriculum for young children, choose one that you believe would be most appropriate for your program and explain the reasons for the choice.