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Early childhood education
Bernard Spodek


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Early childhood education.
Written and edited by Bernard Spodek.

Published 1973 by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction. The case for early childhood education. Curriculum models in early childhood education. Historical alternatives in early childhood education. Contemporary models in early childhood education.
Part II. Spodek, B. What are the sources of early childhood curriculum? Macdonald, J. The open school: curriculum concepts. Elkind, D. Preschool education: enrichment or instruction? Blank, M. Implicit assumptions underlying preschool intervention programs. Spodek, B. and Robison, H. F. Are kindergartens obsolete? Bradburn, E. Britain's first nursery-infant school. Bushell, D. The behavior analysis classroom. Bereiter, C. and Engelmann, S. Observations on the use of direct instruction with young disadvantaged children. Camp, J. C. A skill development curriculum for 3, 4, and 5 year old disadvantaged children. Nimnicht, G. Overview of responsive model program. Kamii, C. A sketch of the Piaget-derived preschool curriculum developed by the Ypsilanti Early Education Program. Hughes, M. M., Wetzel, R. J., and Henderson, R. W. The Tucson Early Education Model. Biber, B. Goals and methods in a preschool program for disadvantaged children. Rogers, V. R. English and American primary schools. Gordon, I. J. Reaching the young child through parent education.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Prentice-Hall viewpoints and alternatives series


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
LB1140.2 .S73

The Physical Object

vii, 280 p.
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
0132224062, 0132224143
LC Control Number

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