Teaching Our Youngest
Publisher: U.S. Department of Education 2002
Number of pages: 48
It draws from scientifically based research about what pre-school teachers and childcare providers can do to help children develop their language abilities, increase their knowledge, become familiar with books and other printed materials, learn letters and sounds, recognize numbers and learn to count.
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by Irwin Kirsch, Henry Braun (eds) - Springer
Across the country, our children are beginning life from very different starting points. These different starting points place children on distinctly different trajectories of development, ultimately leading to vastly different adult outcomes.
by Brock Haussamen - National Council of Teachers of English
This book is a resource for college teachers who wonder what to do about grammar -- how to teach it, how to apply it. It offers teachers ways to negotiate the often conflicting goals of testing, confident writing, the culturally inclusive classroom.
by Lauren B. Resnick - National Academies Press
The topics covered are the nature of thinking and learning, the possibilities of teaching general reasoning, the attempts to improve intelligence, thinking skills in academic disciplines, cultivating the disposition toward higher order thinking, etc.
Useful guide for both students and teachers to the problem of how to impart learning. Theories: behavioralist, constructivist, post-modern, adult learning; Organizational learning: contributions by discipline, triggers, influencing factors, etc.