ECE 612 Week 4 Assignment Curriculum and Theory
Along the margins of your textbook in this week’s readings are quotes from the following prominent early childhood theorists: Froebel, Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsky, Gardner, Rogers, Pikler, Gonzalez-Mena, and Bowman and Moore. Choose one of these quotes or one you find on your own from one of these theorists. You will also choose a curriculum method with which you are familiar (e.g., High Scope, Creative Curriculum, or any other comprehensive early childhood curriculum). Please address the following:
a) State your chosen quote and a summary of the philosophy of your chosen theorist.
b) Summarize (with ample research-support) your chosen curriculum method.
c) Analyze how your curriculum does or does not exemplify the tenets of your chosen theorist’s philosophy.
Your paper must follow proper APA format, include a title and reference page (in addition to the two- to three- page minimum), and must reference your course text and at least two additional sources.
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