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The classrooms all young children need : lessons in teaching from Vivian Paley

Author: Patricia M Cooper
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Takes a view of Vivian Paley's many books and articles, charting the evolution of Paley's thinking while revealing the seminal characteristics of her teaching philosophy.

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Named Person: Vivian Gussin Paley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia M Cooper
ISBN: 0226115232 9780226115238
OCLC Number: 955183182
Description: x, 235 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: An "N of 1" --
Introduction: Why interpret the clear? --
Early literacy, play, and a teaching philosophy --
Fantasy play and young children's search for meaning --
Storytelling and story acting : meaning extended --
Teaching as a moral act, classrooms as democratic spaces --
Race, pedagogy, and the search for fairness --
Fairness extended : superheroes, helicopters, and the unchosen --
Epilogue: The classrooms young children need --
an "N of many" --
Appendix A: Guide to implementation of Paley's storytelling curriculum --
Appendix B: Sample stories --
Appendix C: Sample transcript of child dictation --
Appendix D: Becoming a teacher of stories.
Responsibility: Patricia M. Cooper.

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"Still actively writing, Vivian Paley has an impressive legacy, and Cooper captures it in this book.... This thought-provoking volume can be used in teacher education classes to stimulate important Read more...

 
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