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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stephaniechase - LibraryThing
An excellent resource for teachers AND parents; parents who appreciate the Gesell Institute books (ie, "Your Five Year Old," etc) will like the format of this book, which, in the space of only a few pages, details some of the over-arching physical, emotional, and social changes for each year. Read full review
This is an amazing book. It is great for being able to see if behaviors and abilities are "usual" for a specific age range for students in the classroom. Excellent resource!
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No preview available - 1997