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Author Stacey, Susan.

Title The Unscripted Classroom : Emergent Curriculum in Action
Published New York : Redleaf Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (147 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; Learning from Stories; How This Book Works; Introducing Naomi; Chapter 1; Misunderstandings and Questions; My Story: The E-mail Project; Decision Making in Emergent Curriculum; Groups and Time Frames; Continuing the Cycle; Chapter 2; The Value of Dialogue with Other Adults; The Classroom as a Workshop for Ideas; Multiple Languages for Representing Ideas; Opening the Mind to Creative Thinking; Lana's Story: Zi Hao and the Skeletons; Acting on Our Imagination; Chapter 3; Stories from London Bridge; Adults Sharing Their Work; Chapter 4
Organized, Tidy, and Never UsedLinking Observations to Curriculum; Showing the Curriculum over the Long Term; Brainstorming with a Web; Documentation Is the Story of What Happened; Chapter 9; Hope's Story: Facilitating Loosening Up; Lori's Story: Program Coordinator as Provocateur; The Nature of Teacher Education; Karyn's Story: Teacher Education with a Difference; A Bridge to Learning; Chapter 10; Tracing the Path of the Transparency Project; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Photography Credits
Stories from the Children's School at Pacific Oaks CollegeTeachers' Reflections Lead to Use of Natural Materials; Examining Old Practices; Chapter 5; Susan's Story: Thinking about Explosions; Michelle's Story: Something Unexpected; Reflecting on Children's Agendas of Power and Strength; Chapter 6; Introducing Stepping Stones; Liz's Stories: The Transition Teacher and Volcanoes; The Children's Tradition: Tea and Stories; Chapter 7; Toddlers and Extraordinary Moments; Andrea's Story: Taking the Classroom Outdoors; Shannon's Story: Connecting Toddlers with Their Parents at Work; Chapter 8
Summary Inspires early childhood educators to use innovative practices through stories from real teachers who use emergent curriculum in their classrooms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Creative teaching.
Early childhood education -- Curricula.
Lesson planning.
Observation (Educational method)
Student-centered learning.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1605541788 (electronic bk.)
9781605541785 (electronic bk.)