ERIC Number: ED274439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Early Learning: A Guide to Develop Catholic Preschool Programs.
Murphy, Irene T.
This publication briefly presents the elements of preschool education that are key within a Catholic setting. Chapter I briefly discusses aspects of the influence of values education on childrens' emotional experience. Chapter II, describes, also briefly, aspects of a Catholic pre-kindergarten program, including the young children as well as administrative concerns such as age of entrance, length of day, class size and facilities, staff, and materials. Chapter III provides an overview of the pre-kindergarten curriculum. Specific attention is given to general preparatory activities and religion, language arts, mathematics, and science. Chapter IV describes the kindergarten program in terms of its purposes, young children, learning, the kindergarten teacher, parent-teacher relationships, administrative concerns, and the daily schedule. Chapter V focuses on the kindergarten curriculum. Religious education, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and the arts are described. A few illustrative learning activities are appended. (RH)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational Objectives, Kindergarten, Learning Activities, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Religious Education, Values Education
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.
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