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Author Gronlund, Gaye, 1952-

Title Planning for play, observation, and learning in preschool and kindergarten / Gaye Gronlund
Published St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 270 pages)
Contents The wonders and challenges of teaching young children -- Implementing curriculum through the planning/observation/individualization cycle -- Planning and reflection frameworks -- Embedding learning goals and academics in play, daily routines, and teacher-led group activities -- Planning and sustaining high-level play in preschool and kindergarten -- Individualization and differentiation: each child is different -- Planning for more child-initiated than adult-led activities -- Building relationships and communicating with families -- Integrating authentic assessment and curriculum -- Revisiting the planning/observation/individualization cycle -- Appendix A. Planning and reflection frameworks : Preschool weekly planning and reflection framework ; Kindergarten weekly planning and reflection framework ; Weekly planning and reflection framework ; Infant/toddler weekly planning and reflection framework -- Appendix B. Learning goals for play areas -- Appendix C. Assessment forms : Individual child information record ; Individual adjustments ; Preschool choice record ; Kindergarten choice record ; Portfolio collection form ; Family-teacher summary report
Summary "With intentional planning frameworks, Planning for Play, Observation, and Learning in Preschool and Kindergarten provides tools and strategies to organize and develop curriculum around high-level, purposeful play. Practical application techniques help you create a cycle of planning and observation as they use a play-based curriculum to help young children thrive in your classroom"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Curriculum planning.
Education, Preschool -- Curricula.
Kindergarten -- Curricula.
Genre/Form Drama.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1605542504 (electronic bk.)
9781605542508 (electronic bk.)