Creating Effective Learning Environments by Ingrid CrowtherCreating Effective Learning Environments by Ingrid Crowther

Creating Effective Learning Environments

byIngrid Crowther

Paperback | January 13, 2015

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By creating a strong balance between theoretical concepts and applied practice, Creating Effective Learning Environments takes early childhood curriculum development to the next level. This text helps readers see the curriculum from a child's perspective and understand how that perspective is linked to learning and theory. The centre of any curriculum is the child; this text begins not with general theories or applications that are suitable for many, but with each individual child. The theory and methodology of this text are integrated around the actual experiences of children, presented in a logical flow, and embracing current philosophies about integration, play, bias, and learning practices.
Ingrid Crowther has earned her Doctor of Education in Early Childhood and the Middle Years. Her background includes teaching in early childhood, elementary school, university, and college programs. She has published articles in a variety of journals and has completed three additional textbooks: the first Canadian edition of Infants and...
Title:Creating Effective Learning EnvironmentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 10.81 × 8.25 × 0.5 inPublished:January 13, 2015Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0176531769

ISBN - 13:9780176531768


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to PlayChapter 2: The Learning EnvironmentChapter 3: Emergent CurriculumChapter 4: Sand PlayChapter 5: Water PlayChapter 6: MusicChapter 7: Block PlayChapter 8: Quiet PlayChapter 9: Literacy DevelopmentChapter 10: Dramatic PlayChapter 11: Creative ArtsChapter 12: Manipulative ExperiencesChapter 13: Math and ScienceChapter 14: Woodworking