Written with warmth and humor, "Yardsticks" offers clear descriptions of children's development. This comprehensive, user-friendly reference helps teachers and administrators use knowledge of child development to shape classrooms and schools where all children can succeed.
For each age, this book includes: Narrative description of developmental traitsCharts summarizing physical, social, language, and cognitive growth patternsSuggestions for curricular areas: reading, writing, mathematics, and thematic unitsFavorite books for different ages.
What's new in the third edition: A new, brief overview of issues in the development of bilingualism and biliteracy among Latino/Hispanic childrenA new appendix on the "birthday cluster exercise" for applying the information in the book to working with a whole class of studentsAn updated list of recommended children's booksAn updated list of recommended resources for teachers and parents.
|Paperback Book, 216 pages||English|
|Northeast Foundation for Children (Aug. 4th, 2007)||3|
|9781892989192||6.00 x 8.90 x 0.60 inches|
|Professional Development Education|