Early Childhood Education Curriculum and Methods


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Early Childhood Education Curriculum and Methods
In A Preschool Educational Environment
An early childhood education curriculum must take into consideration a number of factors that relate to quality and service delivery of child developmental education, as well as developmentally appropriate materials, lessons and strategies for the specific audience of young learners who are in the midst of developing their knowledge of learning through a tremendously prolific period of self-discovery (Eliason and Jenkins, 2008, 3).
Preschool education, and specific curriculums that address the developmental needs of 3-4 year-olds is one of the fastest growing segments in early childhood education (Eliason and Jenkins, 2008, 6), but...
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