Early childhood education | earlychild hood | Texas A&M University–Kingsville

 Critical analysis of one relevant curriculum approach or model.


Recommended Reading

Arce, E., & Ferguson, S. (2013). Curriculum for young children: An introduction (2n  ed.). Wadsworth, CA: Cengage Learning.

Brady, L & Kennedy, K (2013). Curriculum construction (5th ed.). Australia: Pearson.

Cohen, L., & Waite-Stupiansky, S. (2013). Learning across the early childhood curriculum, UK: Emerald.

Curtis, C. (2011). Reflecting children’s lives: a handbook for planning your child-centered curriculum (2nd ed.), St Paul, Minnesota: Redleaf Press.

Elias, C., & Jenkins, L. (2011). A practical guide to early childhood curriculum, 9th edn, NJ: Pearson Education.

Eliason, C., & Jenkins, L. (2012). A Practical Guide to Early Childhood Curriculum, 9th ed. New Jersey: Pearson Education

File N., Mueller, J., & Wisneski, D. (2012). Curriculum in early childhood education: re-examined, rediscovered, renewed New York: Routledge.

Fleer, M. (2013). Play in the early years, UK: Cambridge University.

Gronlund, G. (2010). Developmentally appropriate play: guiding young children to a higher level. St Paul, MN: Redleaf

Hunter, L., & Sonter, L. (2012). Progressing play: practicalities, intentions and possibilities in emerging co-constructed curriculum. Warner, QLD, Australia: Consultants at play.

Ingles, S. (2015). Developing critical skills: Interactive exercises for pre-service teachers. Kendall Hunt.

Irving, E., & Carter, C. (2018 in Press). The Child in Focus: Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood Education, Melbourne: Oxford University Press (particularly Chapter 4: Play and Play-based learning and Chapter 5: Curriculum and Pedagogy) 

Kostelnik, M. J., Soderman, A. K., & Whiren, A. P. (2011). Developmentally appropriate curriculum: Best practices in early childhood education. Boston, MA: Pearson Education

Page, J.,& Taylor, C. (Eds). (2016). Learning & Teaching in the Early Years. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR). (2009). Belonging, being and becoming: The early years learning framework for Australia. Australian Capital Territory, Australia: Commonwealth of Australia.

Pugh, G., & Duffy, B. (2014). Contemporary issues in the early years (6th ed.), Sage Publications, London.

Van Hoorn, J., Nourat, P.M., Scales, B., & Alward, K.R. (2015). Play at the center of curriculum (6th ed.). New Jersey, U.S.: Prentice Hall.

Wood, E. (2013). Play, learning and the early childhood curriculum (3rd ed.). London, England: Sage.

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