ERIC Number: ED021631
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Early Childhood Education Today.
Frazier, Alexander, Ed.; And Others
This booklet delineates many elements for organizing and developing educational programs for preschool and kindergarten children. The primary goals of such programs are given as (1) socialization, (2) development of basic learning and language skills, (3) preparation for the regular school experience, (4) establishment of motivational systems, and (5) stimulation of self-expression. A sample daily schedule of activities is presented in the booklet. Also enumerated are possible centers of interest into which the classroom can be divided. One is reminded that children with special needs will require special programs. Because of the new emphases on parent involvement in the education of their children, programs to improve communication between school and home are discussed. Also discussed is the increasing interest in improving the quality and quantity of program personnel. The booklet presents some ideas on the nature of the problem and possible resolutions. In conclusion, guidelines for the evaluation of early childhood education programs are suggested. (WD)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Children, Learning Theories, Nursery Schools, Parent Participation, Personnel, Preschool Children, Program Development, Surveys
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, NEA, 1201 16th St., N. W., Washington, D. C. 20036 ($2.00).
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Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Washington, DC.