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Intellectual development : connecting science and practice in early childhood settings / Dave Riley ... [et al.]
Alternate Title Connecting science and practice in early childhood settings
St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1139.35.A37 I58 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Early childhood education -- Activity programs
Cognition in children
Child development
Physical Description 220 p. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-214) and index
Contents Why we chant nursery rhymes: the development of language and pre-reading skills -- Why we count while jumping: the development of early mathematical and logical thinking -- Why we sing throughout the day: the development of musical awareness -- Why we scribble and paint: the development of artistic expression -- Why we don't give away the right answer: cognitive development -- Why we do what we do for children's intellectual development: explaining your program practices in terms of state early learning standards
Summary Intellectual Development explains the science behind early childhood practices that nurture intellectual development -- and the shortcomings of others -- in terms that are easy to understand. Chapters include language and literacy development, early number learning, and musical and artistic development. --from publisher description
Series Redleaf professional library
Alternate Author Riley, Dave

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