Yardsticks : Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14
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 | 216 pages
- 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 453.59g
- 04 Aug 2007
- Center for Responsive Schools Inc
- 3rd ed.
- Illustrations, black and white