Creating Environments For Learning: Birth To Age Eight

Paperback | January 4, 2013

byJulie Bullard

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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133386775.

 

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, 2/e, 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. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.

 

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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133386775.   Author Julie Bullard has thoroughly revised Creating Environments for Learning: Birth to Age 8.  The Second Edition continues to provide students with a...

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The Second Edition of Julie Bullard’s Creating Environments for Learning: Birth to Age Eight is a powerful resource for today’s early childhood professionals that helps students learn the basic information on environments and curriculum, and see environmental and curricular possibilities in practice–-developmental and learning theorie...

Julie Bullard is a professor and director of the Early Childhood Education program at the University of Montana Western. During her 35 years in the early childhood field, she has been a preschool and elementary teacher, childcare director, and Head Start administrator. For over 25 years, she has taught adults both online and face-to-f...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.9 inPublished:January 4, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132867540

ISBN - 13:9780132867542

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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