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What If Everybody Understood Child Development?: Straight Talk About Bettering Education and Children's Lives

Rae Pica

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ISBN 10: 1483381846 / ISBN 13: 9781483381848
Published by Corwin June 2015, 2015
New Condition: New Soft cover
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Title: What If Everybody Understood Child ...

Publisher: Corwin June 2015

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:New

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Understand the connection between how kids grow and how they learn 

After 35 years as an education consultant, Rae Pica knows the importance of understanding the natural course of child development. In this collection, she keeps kids front and center as she provides thought-provoking commentary and actionable insights on topics such as the Common Core, the self-esteem movement, and standardized testing. Sure to inspire discussion, this pocket-size powerhouse of educational philosophy includes

  • 29 short essays on topics critical to best practice in child development and education
  • Opinions of experts supported by research and anecdotal evidence
  • Real-life stories shared by teachers and parents
  • References to related articles and interviews with experts 

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Rae Pica has been an education consultant (www.raepica.com) specializing in the education of the whole child, children’s physical activity, and developmentally appropriate practice since 1980. A former adjunct instructor with the University of New Hampshire, she is the author of 19 books, including the text Experiences in Movement and Music, in its 5th edition; the award-winning Great Games for Young Children and Jump into Literacy; and the parenting book, A Running Start: How Play, Physical Activity and Free Time Create a Successful Child. Rae is known for her lively and informative keynotes and trainings and has shared her expertise with such groups as the Sesame Street Research Department, the Head Start Bureau, Centers for Disease Control, the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues, Gymboree, Nike, and state health departments throughout the country. Rae also blogs for Huffington Post, is a member of the executive committee of the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences, and is cofounder of the BAM Radio Network (www.bamradionetwork.com), the world’s largest online education radio network, where she currently hosts Teacher’s Aid, interviewing experts in education, child development, play research, the neurosciences, and more.

 

 

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Mockingbird Books Has two stores located in Northern California. The Sebastopol store opened its doors in 2012 and relocated to Tracy, CA in the summer of 2017. Our Guerneville store was acquired in late 2015. Both locations are general subject used book stores that carry both new and used books. The stock in both locations emphasize some of our favorite subjects, ranging from California and the West, art, architecture, and photography, to the overlapping branches of religion, metaphysics, fiction, children's books and genre fiction. Our Guerneville store is located inside the Coffee Bazaar and has been a fixture in the Russian River community for 30 years. Our hours in both locations are 10 am to 6 pm Daily.

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