ERIC Number: ED108752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Dec
Early Childhood Education: A Handbook for Developing Preschool Programs.
New Albany City Schools, MS.
This manual describes an early childhood education program for 200 children, ages 4 and 5, based on community needs and designed to prepare children for entry into a non-graded elementary instructional program. Following an overview of the program and a rationale for preschool education, various aspects of the preschool operations are reviewed, including: program purposes and objectives; elements of child development; staffing; scheduling; equipment; units of study; interest centers and learning activities; field trips; use of resource people; special services; parent involvement; evaluation techniques and record keeping. Sample forms and correspondence are included. (ED)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Early Childhood Education, Emotional Development, Evaluation, Language Acquisition, Learning Activities, Learning Centers (Classroom), Parent Participation, Physical Development, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Readiness, Social Development, Teachers
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New Albany City Schools, MS.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III