ERIC Number: ED121427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Kindergarten in Arizona: A Supplementary Handbook for Kindergarten Teachers.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
This handbook is a supplement to district-developed kindergarten teaching guides in Arizona. The history of kindergarten in the U.S. and Arizona and Arizona laws and regulations pertaining to kindergarten are related in the first section of the handbook. Subsequent sections offer basic information on: (1) children's intellectual, social/emotional, and physical characteristics, and special requirements of the exceptional and bilingual-bicultural child; (2) the teacher's role as learning facilitator, and his duties in planning, recordkeeping, and assessment; and (3) the parents' role. The largest section deals with the kindergarten curriculum. Educational approaches, facility requirements, and learning center characteristics are described. Kindergarten curriculum areas are discussed along with some basic program and activity suggestions for language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, music, health and safety, and physical education. Included among suggested supplementary classroom resources are listed of equipment and materials, books for kindergerteners, and films for teachers and parents. Appendices include a list of kindergarten tests, information on exceptional children and teacher certification, and samples of progress reports, rating forms, floor plans, schedules and lesson plans. Suggested reading lists are offered throughout the handbook. (ED)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Books, Childrens Literature, Classroom Design, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children, Learning Activities, Parent Role, Reading Materials, Resource Materials, Teacher Role
Arizona Department of Education, 1535 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona