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The Work Period in the Kindergarten [microform] / Emma E. Plattor
Bib ID 5257931
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Plattor, Emma E
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1968 
5 p. 
Summary

Kindergarten provides the child with an introduction to the outside world and to various work activities appropriate to his stage of development. In order to select such activities, the kindergarten teacher must understand the child's growth, developmental, and learning processes both before he has entered school and during his kindergarten year. During this year, factual knowledge is expanded, reasoning and problem solving abilities are developed, and expanded social contacts and cooperative behavior are encouraged. The kindergarten teacher should both carefully plan the work periods which foster these developmental processes, and evaluate the behavioral results of each period. Thus, serving as an observer, reinforcer, positive critic, admirer, suggester, and nondirective guide, the teacher encourages a progressively more motivated and successful learner. (JM)

Notes

ERIC Note: In "Early Childhood Education Council," ATA, Calgary, Sept. 1968 (unpublished).

Educational level discussed: Early Childhood Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Child Development.  |  Class Activities.  |  Early Childhood Education.  |  Educational Objectives.  |  Kindergarten Children.  |  Motivation Techniques.  |  Preschool Teachers.  |  Problem Solving.  |  Socialization.
Form/genre Speeches/Meeting Papers.
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