The Girl with the Brown Crayon

Led by Reeny, Paley takes us on a tour through the landscape of characters created by Lionni. These characters come to dominate a whole year of discussion and debate as the children argue the virtues and weaknesses of.

The Girl with the Brown Crayon

Flit across the classroom walls. Soon enough we are drawn into Reeny's remarkable dance of self-revelation and celebration, and into the literary turn it takes when Reeny discovers a kindred spirit in Leo Lionni - a writer of books and teller of tales. Led by Reeny, Paley takes us on a tour through the landscape of characters created by Lionni. These characters come to dominate a whole year of discussion and debate as the children argue the virtues and weaknesses of.

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The Girl with the Brown Crayon
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Vivian Gussin PALEY, Vivian Gussin Paley
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-30 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Flit across the classroom walls. Soon enough we are drawn into Reeny's remarkable dance of self-revelation and celebration, and into the literary turn it takes when Reeny discovers a kindred spirit in Leo Lionni - a writer of books and teller of tales. Led by Reeny, Paley takes us on
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Joseph Featherstone
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Teachers College Press

As an educator and journalist who has been closely observing schools for more than three decades, Joseph Featherstone is a powerful voice in the struggle for better schooling in our nation. This much-needed and beautifully written collection testifies to the importance of respecting children's minds, educating all children, the craft
The Classrooms All Young Children Need
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Patricia M. Cooper
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Teacher and author Vivian Paley is highly regarded by parents, educators, and other professionals for her original insights into such seemingly everyday issues as play, story, gender, and how young children think. In The Classrooms All Young Children Need, Patricia M. Cooper takes a synoptic view of Paley’s many books
Handbook of Cultural Psychology, First Edition
Language: en
Pages: 894
Authors: Shinobu Kitayama, Dov Cohen
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-04 - Publisher: Guilford Press

Bringing together leading authorities, this definitive handbook provides a comprehensive review of the field of cultural psychology. Major theoretical perspectives are explained, and methodological issues and challenges are discussed. The volume examines how topics fundamental to psychology—identity and social relations, the self, cognition, emotion and motivation, and development—are influenced by
The New Dramathemes
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Larry Swartz
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-01 - Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

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