OL 1 Curriculum

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EDEC 250 Fall 2010 PLAY - at the Center of the Curriculum A Play-Centered Curriculum Chpt One A play centered curriculum is not laissez faire Play is the central force in children’s development Play centered curricula require highly competent, committed teachers A Balanced Curriculum includes Teacher planned activities Projects, Theme Studies, Individual Lessons Daily life activities
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Unformatted text preview: Cleaning up Snack & meal time Caring for pets & animals Play Play Continuum Spontaneous Guided Teacher-directed Child Teacher Initiated Initiated A play-centered curriculum is an emergent, evolving curriculum Features of Play Intrinsic motivation Active engagement Attention to means rather than ends Nonliteral behavior Freedom from external rules...
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