Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings: From Theory to Practice
by Susan Stacey
This book explores, from both the teacher’s and the student’s perspectives, how emergent curriculum principles and practices can improve any early childhood program. Sections on observation, documentation, assessment, and relationships that support learning provide a complete subject overview.
Paperback, 184 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Redleaf Press
(first published January 1st 2008)
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This book has transformed the way I view curriculum and lesson planning in early childhood. I admit that I am both excited and fearful of this new approach, but know in my heart that is the way to really scaffold learning and associate learning with excitement and fun. I highly recommend, and it's a book I will turn to again and again. My only wish is for there to have been far more practical examples of this in action. I would also love to read more about using emergent curriculum with children...more