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Author Zane, Linda M.
Title Pedagogy and space : design inspirations for early childhood classrooms / Linda Zane.
Pub Info St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2015.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  ECRC J 372.21 Zane     AVAILABLE
Descript x, 100 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
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Summary "Colorful photographs of intentionally designed spaces will inspire you as you dream, plan, build, and revamp settings. Inspired by the groundbreaking architectural book A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction, this resource aims to glean architectural information regarding important design patterns in an environment and utilize them to provide insight into early childhood environments that are both developmentally appropriate and aesthetically pleasing"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: What Is the Feeling Conveyed by Different Classroom Environments? -- How Does Your Own Classroom Stack Up? -- Pedagogy and Space -- Why I Wrote This Book -- pt. 1 The Importance of Childhood Environments: What Does the Research Say? -- Theory into Practice -- The Importance of School Environments -- A Systemic View of the Environment -- Barriers to Change -- Considerations for Change -- pt. 2 Design Patterns for Early Childhood Classrooms -- Category 1 Making Connections (General Schemes of Connection) -- Mosaic of Cultures -- Intimacy Gradient -- Communal Eating -- Classroom Workshop -- Things from Your Life -- Connection to the Earth -- Category 2 Coming and Going (Entrance and Exit) -- Building Edge -- Entrance Transition -- Welcoming Reception -- Entrance Room -- Category 3 On the Move! (Circulation) -- Flow through Rooms -- Short Passages -- Category 4 Let the Sunshine In! (Lighting and Color) -- Indoor Sunlight -- Pools of Light -- Tapestry of Light and Dark -- Warm Colors -- Category 5 A Place of My Own (Room Structure) -- Common Areas at the Heart -- A Space of One's Own -- Flexible Classroom Space -- Window Place -- Child Caves -- Bulk Storage -- Category 6 Be Comfortable (Seating) -- Sequence of Sitting Spaces -- Different Chairs -- Stair Seats -- Category 7 Take It Outside! (Outdoor Spaces) -- Adventure Playground -- Half-Hidden Garden -- Outdoor Classroom -- Opening to the Street -- Applying What You've Learned -- pt. 3 Design Patterns Tool Kits: Applying What You've Learned -- Ready, Set, Go! -- Tool Kit #1 Ready: Reframe, Recruit, Record -- Tool Kit #2 Set: Story, Spark, Segment -- Tool Kit #3 Go!: Go What? Go How? Go When? Go Again -- Pedagogy and Space within Your Classroom.
Subject Education, Preschool -- United States -- Planning.
Child care -- United States -- Planning.
Classroom environment -- United States.
ISBN 9781605543581 (pbk.)
1605543586 (pbk.)
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