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Serious attention is being paid to the educational needs of younger children. This chapter discusses the nursery school idea and the principal factors in favor of the preschool movement's national importance; what the nursery school offers; how it prepares children for kindergarten; parent...
This chapter discusses the buildings for the children in the Iowa Child Welfare Research Station preschool. The quarters have been built or remodeled to meet particular needs of evolving plans of education and research in so far as financial and other considerations have permitted. Details are...
This chapter discusses how to introduce a child to preschool. Topics include the teacher's interview with parents before the start of school, and procedures for the first few days at school. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved)
This chapter discusses the preschool schedule of activities. Similarities and differences between the age groups (age 2-5) are discussed. Specific topics include daily inspection by the school nurse, and outdoor play. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved)
The preschools attempt to put the child in a healthful environment and to protect the group from individuals with infectious or contagious conditions. Recommendations are made to parents for the correction of certain physical conditions. The responsibility for carrying out the suggestions made...
This chapter discusses eating and sleeping procedures at the Iowa Child Welfare Research Station. Provisions for nourishment and rest are presented by age group--two-, three-, four-, and five-year-olds, respectively. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved)
The procedure in guiding the child's relationships with other persons is to expose him to a social environment with children his own age, and then give him the opportunity, under close observation by the teacher, to adjust to it and develop without undue restriction or interference. The general...
In preschool, encouragement is given to children to develop such skills, habits, and attitudes as will aid them in taking increased responsibility in routine activities. The nature and amount of this encouragement vary with the individual, the situation, and the group. In connection with all...
This chapter discusses the teachers's procedure in guiding children's use of play materials and equipment. Large play apparatus, constructive materials, mobile toys, manipulative toys, and other play materials are discussed for each group, ages 2-5. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all...
This chapter discusses the teacher's role in fostering development in art, music, language, and speech for each group, ages 2-5. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved)
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