Item description for Use Your Words: How Teacher Talk Helps Children Learn by Carol Garhart Mooney, Jesse Weber, Gayle Garrity Seaver, Jorge Jimenez, Kevin West, Wilson Van Dusen, Laurence Trueman & Kevin Nowlan...
Use Your Words examines the ways early childhood teachers talk to children, pointing out commonly missed opportunities to support cognitive development, develop receptive and expressive language, and aid children in their primary developmental task of making sense of the world. From the author of Theories of Childhood, this humorous and thoughtful guide contains a wealth of classroom examples, as well as clear alternatives for transforming the language teachers use in the classroom.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 9" Weight: 0.42 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2005
Publisher Redleaf Press
ISBN 192961067X ISBN13 9781929610679
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More About Carol Garhart Mooney, Jesse Weber, Gayle Garrity Seaver, Jorge Jimenez, Kevin West, Wilson Van Dusen, Laurence Trueman & Kevin Nowlan
Carol Garhart Mooney: Carol Garhart Mooney has written extensively on a wide variety of child development topics. In addition to "Theories of Childhood, Second Edition," she is also the author of "Theories of Attachment: An Introduction to Bowlby, Ainsworth, Gerber, Brazelton, Kennell, and Klaus, Swinging Pendulums: Cautionary Tales for Early Childhood Education," and "Use Your Words: How Teacher Talk Helps Children Learn," all published by Redleaf Press. She holds a master s degree in early childhood education from the University of New Hampshire. She is a former preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school teacher and has served as a child care services manager for Belknap-Merrimack Head Start. For twenty-five years, she has been an instructor of early childhood education and sociology of the family for the University System of New Hampshire. "