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. Use it as the starting point for an analysis of your chosen
theorist and his or her relationship to curriculum programs such as High Scope
or Creative Curriculum. In a two- to three-page paper (plus title and reference
pages) include the following:
1.Your chosen quote and a summary of the philosophy of your chosen
2. A well-researched summary of High Scope, Creative Curriculum, or another
comprehensive early childhood curriculum about which you are familiar.
3. An analysis of 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.