Summary: In classroom vignettes of dialogue among children and in conversations with teachers across the country, this engrossing book provides concrete ideas for building caring and learning communities in elementary school classrooms. With a focus on how the ideas of the research-based Child Development Project (CDP) play out in practice, Australian educator Joan Dalton and CDP Program Director Marilyn Watson take us into classrooms where teachers show how they promote chil ...show moredren's intellectual, social, and ethical development simultaneously throughout the day and across the curriculum. A theory and research chapter provides a coherent rationale for the approach demonstrated by the teachers. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 97
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