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ERIC Number: ED002106
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 11
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LET'S HAVE A GOOD NURSERY-KINDERGARTEN.
SPIVEY, LENORE W.
GENERAL POINTERS ON A NURSERY SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN ARE GIVEN. SUBJECTS DEALT WITH ARE--CHARACTERISTICS OF 2- TO 5-YEAR-OLDS, DISCIPLINE PROBLEMS, THE CURRICULUM AND THE TEACHER'S RELATIONSHIP TO IT, SCHEDULING, SUBJECT AREAS OF ART, MUSIC, LANGUAGE, DRAMATIC PLAY, NATURE, AND OUTDOOR PLAY, SANITATION AND SAFETY, ROUTINE ACTIVITIES, AND HOME-SCHOOL RELATIONSHIPS. THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN AT THE VARIOUS AGE LEVELS ARE DISCUSSED. THE TEACHER CAN SATISFY THESE NEEDS AND DEVELOP CERTAIN SKILLS AND HABITS THROUGH THE USE OF SPECIFIC TEACHING TECHNIQUES AND THE INCLUSION OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCES AND ACTIVITIES. SPECIFIC DIRECTIONS AND CURRICULAR SUGGESTIONS ARE GIVEN IN EACH OF THE SUBJECT MATTER AREAS. THE AIM OF ART EDUCATION FOR THE PRESCHOOLER IS TO STIMULATE CREATIVITY. DIRECTIONS ARE GIVEN ON THE USE OF DIFFERENT MEDIA AND HOW THEY CAN BE MADE INEXPENSIVELY BY THE TEACHER. RECOMMENDED BOOKS, RECORDS, AND INSTRUMENTS ARE SUGGESTED FOR USE IN MUSICAL ACTIVITIES. THE ACTIVITIES OF TALKING, LISTENING, LOOKING UP INFORMATION, DRAMATIC PLAY, AND READING ARE DISCUSSED. SUGGESTED BOOKS ARE LISTED. CHILDREN ARE EXPOSED TO THE RUDIMENTS OF SCIENCE BY TAKING NATURE WALKS, PLANTING THINGS, AND CARING FOR ANIMALS. SUGGESTIONS ARE GIVEN ON HOW TO ORGANIZE NATURE AND SCIENCE EXPERIENCES.
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Authoring Institution: Community Service Foundation, Largo, FL.
Identifiers: Florida (Largo)