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Cooper, Patricia M
The classrooms all young children need : lessons in teaching from Vivian Paley / Patricia M. Cooper
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1139.23 .C66 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Early childhood education -- Philosophy
Play
Storytelling
Fantasy in children
Early childhood education -- Curricula
Classroom management
Subject Paley, Vivian Gussin, 1929-
Physical Description x, 235 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-226) and index
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

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