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The Resource All work and no play-- : how educational reforms are harming our preschoolers, edited by Sharna Olfman

All work and no play-- : how educational reforms are harming our preschoolers, edited by Sharna Olfman

Label
All work and no play-- : how educational reforms are harming our preschoolers
Title
All work and no play--
Title remainder
how educational reforms are harming our preschoolers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sharna Olfman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • ""Testing and technology" has become a mantra in American schools, reaching down as far as kindergarten and preschool as politicians and policy-makers aim to ensure that our country has a competitive edge in today's information-based economy. But top educators and child development experts are battling such reforms
  • Here, educators, neurologists, and psychologists explain how the high-stakes testing movement, and the race to wire classrooms, is actually stunting our children's intellects, blocking brain development, and sometimes fueling mental illness. These experts, including a Pulitzer-Prize nominee, explain why play is not a luxury, but rather a necessity of learning."
  • "This book also spotlights a program at Yale University that, in response to the dearth of play in preschool curricula, emphasized learning through play for youngsters. Children who participated scored significantly higher on tests of school readiness. In addition, an internationally recognized expert explains why - in striking contrast to U.S. policies starting academics in preschool - several European countries are raising the age when they begin formal schooling to 6 or 7"--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
372.21
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1139.25
LC item number
.A44 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Olfman, Sharna
Series statement
Childhood in America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Early childhood education
  • Child development
  • Learning
  • Éducation de la première enfance
  • Enfants
  • Apprentissage
  • Child development
  • Early childhood education
  • Learning
  • United States
  • Voorschools onderwijs
  • Doelstellingen
  • Spel
  • Ontwikkeling (psychologie)
  • Apprentissage
  • Développement de l'enfant
  • Éducation précoce
  • Éducation préscolaire
  • Enfant d'âge préscolaire
  • Jeu
  • Philosophie de l'éducation
  • Réforme pédagogique
  • Technologie éducative
  • États-Unis
  • Vorschulerziehung
  • Bildungsreform
  • USA
  • education reform
  • play
Label
All work and no play-- : how educational reforms are harming our preschoolers, edited by Sharna Olfman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dorothy G. Singer [and others]
  • 43
  • Early childhood education : lessons from Europe
  • Christopher Clouder
  • 71
  • Part II.
  • Wired classrooms/wired brains
  • Cybertots : technology and the preschool child
  • Jane M. Healy
  • 83
  • Introduction
  • Handmade minds in the digital age
  • Frank R. Wilson
  • 111
  • Part III : Building blocks of intellectual development : emotion and imagination
  • Imagination and the growth of the human mind
  • Jeffrey Kane and Heather Carpenter
  • 125
  • The vital role of emotion in education
  • Stuart Shanker
  • 143
  • Sharna Olfman
  • Part IV.
  • A mental health crisis among our children : the rise of technologies and demise of play
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children : one consequence of the rise of technologies and demise of play?
  • Thomas Armstrong
  • 161
  • Play and the transformation of feeling : Niki's case
  • Eva-Maria Simms
  • 177
  • Pathogenic trends in early childhood education
  • Sharna Olfman
  • Part I.
  • 193
  • The power of play in early childhood education
  • The vital role of play in early childhood education
  • Joan Almon
  • 17
  • The role for play in the preschool curriculum
Control code
ocm52348907
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 215 pages
Isbn
9780275977689
Lccn
2003053621
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52348907
  • (OCoLC)52348907
Label
All work and no play-- : how educational reforms are harming our preschoolers, edited by Sharna Olfman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dorothy G. Singer [and others]
  • 43
  • Early childhood education : lessons from Europe
  • Christopher Clouder
  • 71
  • Part II.
  • Wired classrooms/wired brains
  • Cybertots : technology and the preschool child
  • Jane M. Healy
  • 83
  • Introduction
  • Handmade minds in the digital age
  • Frank R. Wilson
  • 111
  • Part III : Building blocks of intellectual development : emotion and imagination
  • Imagination and the growth of the human mind
  • Jeffrey Kane and Heather Carpenter
  • 125
  • The vital role of emotion in education
  • Stuart Shanker
  • 143
  • Sharna Olfman
  • Part IV.
  • A mental health crisis among our children : the rise of technologies and demise of play
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children : one consequence of the rise of technologies and demise of play?
  • Thomas Armstrong
  • 161
  • Play and the transformation of feeling : Niki's case
  • Eva-Maria Simms
  • 177
  • Pathogenic trends in early childhood education
  • Sharna Olfman
  • Part I.
  • 193
  • The power of play in early childhood education
  • The vital role of play in early childhood education
  • Joan Almon
  • 17
  • The role for play in the preschool curriculum
Control code
ocm52348907
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 215 pages
Isbn
9780275977689
Lccn
2003053621
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52348907
  • (OCoLC)52348907

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