Combination of philosophies, theories, and concepts learned and how they apply to the early childhood classroom
This paper should be a combination of philosophies, theories, and concepts learned and how they apply to the early childhood classroom. The primary focus will be on the comprehensiveness of understanding the many components that are necessary to consider when designing curriculum for the preschool or young childas classroom. For the final paper:
Select an age group (P-K, K, 1st, etc).
Identify and discuss the theories and/or philosophies that reflect how you envision your classroom and curriculum.
Provide an overview of the concepts you will teach in each academic area (math, reading, science, and the fine arts).
Provide two specific examples of activities that will demonstrate how you will teach these concepts in a way that is representative of the theories/philosophies you discussed referencing the National Association for the Education of Young Children Standards or your state standards.
Writing the Final Paper
The final paper:
Must include a cover page that includes:
Name of paper
Course name and number
Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Must include at least two outside sources.
Must use American Psychological Association (APA) style as outlined in your approved style guide to document all sources.
Must include, on the final page, a Reference List that is completed according to APA style as outlined in your approved style guide.
Must be well organized and reflect college level writing.
I am selecting 1st Graders.
My Textbook is: A Practical Guide To Early Childhood Curriculum9th Edition, ISBN: 0-13-259513-13
My Title Page:( You can change the title to fit paper)
Curriculum Concepts for 1st Graders
ECE311: Early Childhood Curriculum & Methods
Professor Ellis Biship
April 2, 2012