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Using Picture Books As A Vehicle To Teach Young Children About Social Justice, Martha Taylor Dever, B. Sorenson, J. Brodrick Jan 2005

Using Picture Books As A Vehicle To Teach Young Children About Social Justice, Martha Taylor Dever, B. Sorenson, J. Brodrick

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

Most teachers and administrators have witnessed children using a derogatory reference to a group of people as a put down. Put downs usually reference non-mainstream groups who are different in ethnicity, gender, religion, ability, sexual orientation, class, or appearance. Hurtful name calling is but one example of how children express prejudiced beliefs and attitudes toward particular groups of people; non-mainstream children are also often excluded by their peers from activities and social events. Teachers of young children have the challenging task to help eradicate prejudice and discrimination by teaching about social justice. The purpose of this article is to share ...


Third Graders Learn About Fractions Using Virtual Manipulatives: A Classroom Study, Kelly Reimer, Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham Jan 2005

Third Graders Learn About Fractions Using Virtual Manipulatives: A Classroom Study, Kelly Reimer, Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

With recent advances in computer technology, it is no surprise that the manipulation of objects in mathematics classrooms now includes the manipulation of objects on the computer screen. These objects, referred to as virtual manipulatives, are essentially replicas of physical manipulatives placed on the World Wide Web in the form of computer applets with additional advantageous features. The purpose of this project was to explore the effects of using several virtual manipulative ma·nip·u·la·tive adj. Serving, tending, or having the power to manipulate. n. Any of various objects designed to be moved or arranged by hand as ...


The Writing Moment, Or, A Little Writing Theory Can Make All The Difference, Sylvia Read Jan 2005

The Writing Moment, Or, A Little Writing Theory Can Make All The Difference, Sylvia Read

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

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An Interactive Model To Foster Family Literacy, L. Burningham, Martha Taylor Dever Jan 2005

An Interactive Model To Foster Family Literacy, L. Burningham, Martha Taylor Dever

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

A brief narrative description of the journal article, document, or resource. Children whose homes are filled with books, whose parents read to them, and who have begun to understand the reading process have higher levels of reading skills and knowledge when they enter kindergarten than children who do not have such rich literacy experiences before entering school. This article describes a family literacy project developed and funded by a state university, the state office of education, and a large, urban school district. The project integrates an early childhood literacy program with a strong focus on education for parents who may ...