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Early Childhood Education Models - Chapter Summary
Our instructors have created entertaining lessons designed to make studying early childhood education models simple. By watching engaging videos, you can build a quality understanding of different types of curriculum and STEM education. After completing this chapter, you will be ready to:
- Define and describe creative curriculum
- Provide an explanation of Montessori curriculum
- Describe emergent curriculum in early childhood
- Discuss the importance and standards of STEM education
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1. What is Creative Curriculum?
A creative curriculum is one that incorporates big ideas, varied and engaging activities, and a sense of continuity as a way to stimulate students, teachers, and even families. This lesson will teach you what a creative curriculum is and how to get creative with your own curriculum!
2. What is Montessori Curriculum?
This lesson provides an overview and detailed explanation highlighting the Montessori curriculum. Complete it to learn about Montessori principles, methods, and ideas.
3. What is Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood?
This lesson is all about emergent curriculum and how it can be used in early childhood education programs. We'll define emergent curriculum and provide an example of how it can be used to construct a lesson.
4. What Is STEM Education? - Definition, Importance & Standards
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. Learn more about what STEM education is, why it is important and explore standards associated with STEM. A short quiz follows the lesson.
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Other chapters within the FTCE Prekindergarten/Primary PK-3 (053): Practice & Study Guide course
- Early Childhood Growth & Development
- External Factors in Childhood Development
- Developmental Theories of Learning
- Federal & State Laws on Education
- Early Childhood Education Professional Organizations & Trends
- Planning & Facilitating Early Learning
- Developmentally Appropriate Practices & the Classroom
- Student Guidance & Behavioral Management
- Using Assessment & Evaluation in Teaching
- Utilizing Technology in the Classroom
- Family & Community Involvement in Early Education
- Subject-Specific Teaching Strategies
- Serving the Educational Needs of Diverse Populations
- Literacy Instruction in the Classroom
- Emergent Literacy in the Classroom
- Literacy in Early Education
- Teaching Comprehension & Vocabulary
- Writing Processes & Development
- Early Childhood Mathematics Instruction
- Early Childhood Math Concepts
- Early Childhood Science Instruction
- Basics of Physical & Earth Sciences
- Basic Concepts in Life Science
- FTCE Prekindergarten/Primary PK-3 Flashcards