How Children Learn

How Children Learn Author Sean MacBlain
ISBN-10 9781473904040
Release 2014-02-17
Pages 272
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Understanding How Children Learn is a vital part of working with children. Every child is unique and understanding differences in learning helps all to benefit. This book goes beyond simply understanding the work of key theorists and the various theories of learning to recognise what learning actually looks like and how it is best facilitated in any setting. Each chapter includes: Exercises to help you evaluate your understanding and practice Examples taken from real experiences to illustrate concepts beyond the theory Summaries to help you take the key messages from each chapter Suggestions for further reading to help push your own learning further. Looking at key topics such as brain development, technology in childhood and barriers to learning, this book will explain what learning really is. Why not also have a look at the companion title Learning Theories in Childhood to explore the key learning theories? Sean MacBlain is Reader in Child Development and Disability at the University of St. Mark & St. John, Plymouth.



How Children Learn

How Children Learn Author John Holt
ISBN-10 9780786746903
Release 2009-04-20
Pages 320
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This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, “learning is as natural as breathing.” In this delightful yet profound book, he looks at how we learn to talk, to read, to count, and to reason, and how we can nurture and encourage these natural abilities in our children.”



Action Meets Word

Action Meets Word Author Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
ISBN-10 9780199753710
Release 2010-04-29
Pages 588
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Words are the building blocks of language. An understanding of how words are learned is central to any theory of language acquisition. This volume looks at early verb learning, focusing on the foundations for verb learning, and how these foundations intersect with the burgeoning language system.



Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden Author John Caldwell Holt
ISBN-10 3407228554
Release 2003
Pages 232
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Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.



The First R

The First R Author Debra Van Ausdale
ISBN-10 0847688623
Release 2001
Pages 231
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A remarkable study revealing that answers might be more startling than could be imagined.



How Children Learn

How Children Learn Author Frank Nugent Freeman
ISBN-10 1113053941
Release 2009-07
Pages 338
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.



How Children Learn to Write

How Children Learn to Write Author Dorothy Latham
ISBN-10 9781412932677
Release 2002-07-25
Pages 208
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`This book is a useful addition to any staff library. What makes it different to many other similar books is that it shows teachers that speaking, listening and reading create the foundations for writing. Tested in schools, staff said: "It is a very useful framework for action-research based upon secure theory. When deciding classroom strategies, it is easy to find what you are looking for and the chapter summaries are very helpful. Some of the staff development and training suggestions are very practical and we are trying them out. We found the emphasis upon class novels and the class discussion that follows, very important, especially when linked to the excellent examples of children's writing." This book may appear to some as theoretical and 'academic', but this is why it will be valuable. It does what the title says because it shows how children learn to write. It starts at the beginning and saves diving into the latest trend. Perhaps its best recommendation is that every school that was asked to look at it said, `It's good and we have ordered a copy' - John Lilly, independent education consultant `The chapter on the Taxonomy of Writing Purposes will be useful for planning and those on extending and enhancing writing will definitely be helpful in many day-to-day situations' - Nicholas Bielby, Times Educational Supplement This book outlines the processes which are involved when children learn to write. The author shows how certain strategies can improve children's progress in writing. Dealing with the age range three to 13, the book addresses issues to do with: - the gender gap - children with English as an additional language - left-handedness Dorothy Latham includes ideas for sound and easy ongoing assessment of writing. The book is written in line with the requirements of the English National Curriculum and The National Literacy Strategy Framework for England, but is not limited to them. Topics also covered include: - brain development and structures - the acquisition of speech - language and thinking - working memory - secretarial skills - stages in compositional development - writing purposes and cross-curricular applications - strategies for improving self-generated writing - using reading to improve writing - using speech and drama to improve writing and - ten ways to improve children's writing. This book is for serving teachers in schools wishing to study the subject in further depth, and as a source book for students. Useful for school-based staff INSET, it provides simple activities for teachers to do and discuss.



How Children Learn

How Children Learn Author Stella Vosniadou
ISBN-10 IND:30000077043218
Release 2001
Pages 31
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How Children Learn has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from How Children Learn also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full How Children Learn book for free.



How Children Learn Book 2

How Children Learn   Book 2 Author Linda Pound
ISBN-10 9781907241543
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 60
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A readable discussion of the key ideas of child development and theory, including how children acquire language, the meaning of intelligence and creativity, as well as how best to teach children to read and write.



How Children Learn

How Children Learn Author Terese Fayden
ISBN-10 9781317258056
Release 2015-11-17
Pages 226
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The inspirational stories of young learners in this book discredit assumptions behind recent educational reforms, including high stakes testing and No Child Left Behind policies. The experiences of the American Indian children and the author, a kindergarten teacher, challenge the widely held assumption that minority children enter school "at risk." Deficit theory assumes that minority children are responsible for their failure by cultural deficiency or family ineptitude. Fayden vividly shows how truly equitable treatment of minority children can improve students' inherent abilities to learn and can result in higher achievement for minority and all young children.



How Children Learn Book 3

How Children Learn   Book 3 Author Linda Pound
ISBN-10 9781907241574
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 86
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This book summarises the ideas of educational theorists and psychologists of the last 60 years, from Elinor Goldschmied to Tina Bruce. It also looks at the important contemporary issues in early years education, from whether boys and girls learn differently to the role of the community in the early years setting.



The Infinite Gift

The Infinite Gift Author Charles Yang
ISBN-10 074329338X
Release 2006-06-27
Pages 289
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A child's very first word is a miraculous sound, the opening note in a lifelong symphony. Most parents never forget the moment. But that first word is soon followed by a second and a third, and by the age of three, children are typically learning ten new words every day and speaking in complete sentences. The process seems effortless, and for children, it is. But how exactly does it happen? How do children learn language? And why is it so much harder to do later in life? Drawing on cutting-edge developments in biology, neurology, psychology, and linguistics, Charles Yang's The Infinite Gift takes us inside the astonishingly complex but largely subconscious process by which children learn to talk and to understand the spoken word. Yang illuminates the rich mysteries of language: why French newborns already prefer the sound of French to English; why baby-talk, though often unintelligible, makes perfect linguistic sense; why babies born deaf still babble -- but with their hands; why the grammars of some languages may be evolutionarily stronger than others; and why one of the brain's earliest achievements may in fact be its most complex. Yang also puts forth an exciting new theory. Building on Noam Chomsky's notion of a universal grammar -- the idea that every human being is born with an intuitive grasp of grammar -- Yang argues that we learn our native languages in part by unlearning the grammars of all the rest. This means that the next time you hear a child make a grammatical mistake, it may not be a mistake at all; his or her grammar may be perfectly correct in Chinese or Navajo or ancient Greek. This is the brain's way of testing its options as it searches for the local and thus correct grammar -- and then discards all the wrong ones. And we humans, Yang shows, are not the only creatures who learn this way. In fact, learning by unlearning may be an ancient evolutionary mechanism that runs throughout the animal kingdom. Thus, babies learn to talk in much the same way that birds learn to sing. Enlivened by Yang's experiences with his own young son, The Infinite Gift is as charming as it is challenging, as thoughtful as it is thought-provoking. An absorbing read for parents, educators, and anyone who has ever wondered about the origins of that uniquely human gift: our ability to speak and, just as miraculous, to understand one another.



How Children Learn

How Children Learn Author Nancy Stewart
ISBN-10 9780904187762
Release 2017-03-03
Pages 114
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What children learn is important but how children learn is even more important if they are to become learners for life in today's society. In this book, Nancy Stewart brings her wealth of experience to help policy makers and practitioners articulate the importance of early childhood as a valuable stage in its own right as well as a preparation for the future. This best seller explores effective early childhood learning through exploring the characteristics of effective learning, as identified in revised Early Years Foundation Stage in England. Its content is however, applicable across the range of curricula and frameworks that govern early childhood education across the four UK nations, as well as internationally.



How Children Learn the Meanings of Words

How Children Learn the Meanings of Words Author Paul Bloom
ISBN-10 0262523299
Release 2002
Pages 300
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How children learn words through sophisticated cognitive abilities that exist for other purposes.



How Children Learn Book 4

How Children Learn   Book 4 Author Shirley Allen
ISBN-10 9781907241581
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 84
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The comprehensive guide to the most influential theorists and their ideas on how children with special educational needs learn and develop.



How children learn science

How children learn science Author Ronald G. Good
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105032647427
Release 1977-01-01
Pages 337
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How children learn science has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from How children learn science also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full How children learn science book for free.



How Children Learn Book 1

How Children Learn   Book 1 Author Linda Pound
ISBN-10 9781907241536
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 81
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An unrivalled introduction to the pioneers of educational theory that you won't be able to get through your studies without. This must-have book includes profiles on Vygotsky, Steiner, Montessori and Froebel, as well as 24 other theorists.