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Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14
By William Crain (foreword by) and Chip Wood
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Center for Responsive Schools Inc
Publication date August 2, 2007
Pages 216
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781892989192
ISBN-10 1892989190
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $22.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

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 traits
  • Charts summarizing physical, social, language, and cognitive growth patterns
  • Suggestions for curricular areas: reading, writing, mathematics, and thematic units
  • Favorite 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 children
  • A new appendix on the "birthday cluster exercise" for applying the information in the book to working with a whole class of students
  • An updated list of recommended children's books
  • An updated list of recommended resources for teachers and parents.

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3 edition from Center for Responsive Schools Inc (August 2, 2007)
9781892989192 | details & prices | 216 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $22.00
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