Item description for Picture Science: Using Digital Photography to Teach Young Children by Carla Neumann-Hinds, Douglas H. Thamm, Strata R. Chalup, Yuzuru Takasaki, Kevin Petti, Gary Hallgren, Becky Freeman & B. Teissier...
Picture Science explores ways to use digital photography to teach science in early childhood settings. This book, illustrated throughout with color photographs by the author, includes sample lessons, games, and other affordable materials created using digital photography—all keyed to early learning science standards.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 11" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2007
Publisher Redleaf Press
ISBN 193365323X ISBN13 9781933653235
Availability 0 units.
More About Carla Neumann-Hinds, Douglas H. Thamm, Strata R. Chalup, Yuzuru Takasaki, Kevin Petti, Gary Hallgren, Becky Freeman & B. Teissier
Carla Neumann-Hinds was a professional photographer and photojournalist for a number of years after studying at the Academy of Art in Leipzig, Germany. After returning to school to pursue her interest in education and child development, she became a lead teacher at the Codrington School in Barbados, West Indies, teaching art and science.
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A unique contribution to public and private school classroom curriculums Apr 3, 2008
One of the most enjoyable and 'kid friendly' pastimes for young boys and girls is the taking of photographs. Digital photography technology is now so simple and easy to use that teachers, parents, and caregivers can use digital cameras as an educational tool to enhance any child's learning experience. "Picture Science: Using Digital Photography to Teach Young Children" by classroom teacher Carla Neumann-Hinds (Codrington School, St. John, Barbados) can be readily used to teach children from three to fourteen how use photography as an important part of their early childhood program, making each step in the process from posing questions, to gathering data, to showing findings, a fun and informative learning experience. After an informative introduction about digital photography and how to use "Picture Science" to best advantage, the thoroughly 'user friendly' and profusely illustrated text is divided into four chapters dedicated to collecting and analyzing data, demonstrating conclusions, making the process of inquiry visible, and creating documents. Of special note is the appendices of technical questions and answers. A unique contribution to public and private school classroom curriculums for young learners, "Picture Science" is highly recommended for home-schooling parents and community library Early Childhood Learning resource collections as well.