282 pages , Kagan Cooperative Learning , 2000-01-01 Provides a group of games to foster a healthy exercise of fantasy and joyful noncompetitive encounters which are antidotes for the increased competitive pressures of today.
240 pages , 2015-04-13 Textbooks are symbols of centuries-old education. They're often outdated as soon as they hit students' desks. Acting "by the textbook" implies compliance and a lack of creativity. It's time to ditch those textbooks--and those textbook assumptions about learning In Ditch That Textbook, teacher and blogger Matt Miller encourages educators to throw out meanin...[Read More]
288 pages , Basic Books , 2013-03-05 A leading expert in childhood development makes the case for why self-directed learning -- "unschooling" -- is the best way to get kids to learn. In Free to Learn, developmental psychologist Peter Gray argues that in order to foster children who will thrive in today's constantly changing world, we must entrust them to steer their own ...[Read More]
Cambridge University Press , 2017-05-01 The second edition of Play in the Early Years provides a comprehensive introduction to pedagogy and play in early years education settings. Drawing on classical and contemporary theories, this text examines social, cultural and institutional approaches to play, and explores a range of strategies for successfully integrating play into class...[Read More]
144 pages , SAGE , 2007-03-27 `Too afraid to have a go at oral storytelling in the classroom? This is the book for you!...The book guides you through choosing a tale you really enjoy, knowing your audience and not being afraid to adapt a tried and tested fairy tale' - Literacy Time `This book is ideal for all adults working with children (mainly at primary level) and wou...[Read More]
167 pages , International Society for Technology in educ , 2009 As a parent, do you ever wonder how you can possibly keep up with all the new technologies your children take for granted? Cell phones, online games, instant messaging, social networking, and other technologies have all become so important in the daily of lives of young people. The kids view this new digital...[Read More]
288 pages , St. Martin's Press , 2017-01-31 The phenomenal growth of gaming has inspired plenty of hand-wringing since its inception--from the press, politicians, parents, and everyone else concerned with its effect on our brains, bodies, and hearts. But what if games could be good, not only for individuals but for the world? In Power Play, Asi Burak and Laura Parker exp...[Read More]
365 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2019-09-10 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER As featured in the New York Post and as seen on Tucker Carlson, Fox and Friends, Martha MacCallum, and more. The Parkland school shooting was the most avoidable mass murder in American history. And the policies that made it inevitable are being forced into public schools across America. “After m...[Read More]
158 pages , Teacher Created Resources , 1999 This series offers busy parents quick, inexpensive and exciting games to play with their children. Grouped into games for indoors and for outdoors, based on fun, stimulating activities such as music, the seasons, nature, and preschool skills.
136 pages , Human Kinetics , 2014-03-13 Focused on physical literacy and measurable outcomes, empowering physical educators to help students meet the Common Core standards, and coming from a recently renamed but longstanding organization intent on shaping a standard of excellence in physical education, National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education...[Read More]