Kindergarten Day USA and China/Kindergarten Day China and USA

Kindergarten Day USA and China/Kindergarten Day China and USA
Title Kindergarten Day USA and China/Kindergarten Day China and USA PDF eBook
Author Trish Marx
Publisher Charlesbridge Pub Incorporated
Pages 48
Release 2010-06-01
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 9781580892209

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Contains two stories that depict a day in an American and Chinese kindergarten classrooms to reveal the similarities and differences between how classes are run in the two countries.

Kindergarten Day USA and China

Kindergarten Day USA and China
Title Kindergarten Day USA and China PDF eBook
Author Trish Marx
Publisher Charlesbridge Publishing
Pages 0
Release 2010-07-01
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1580892205

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Experience a day in kindergarten in the USA and China. Readers spend a school day with two kindergarten classes in this flip-me-over book. First visit a class from Schenectady, New York, and then meet a class from Beijing, China, as children learn and play with their teachers and classmates. Clocks throughout the book show the time in the USA and in China, noting that when it's daytime on one side of the world, it's nighttime on the other. Includes notes about the Chinese language, pinyin (a system for pronouncing Chinese words), and telling time.

Building a Culture of Literacy in Your Community Through Día

Building a Culture of Literacy in Your Community Through Día
Title Building a Culture of Literacy in Your Community Through Día PDF eBook
Author Jeanette Larson
Publisher American Library Association
Pages 138
Release 2011-03-29
Genre Education
ISBN 0838935990

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A celebration of children, families, and reading held annually since 1996, Children’s Day/Book Day, known as Día, emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. In anticipation of Día’s fifteenth anniversary, the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) presents a collection of the best of its Día programming ideas, offering * A wealth of ready-to-use programs, easily adaptable for a variety of cultures * Cultural competency training tips to encourage outreach to minority populations * Interviews with library directors about the best ways to heighten awareness of cultural and literacy issues Complemented by numerous bilingual book suggestions, this resource is perfect for collection development, early literacy storytimes, and year-round program planning.

Picturing the World

Picturing the World
Title Picturing the World PDF eBook
Author Kathleen T. Isaacs
Publisher American Library Association
Pages 218
Release 2013
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 0838911269

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This annotated resource by veteran children's book reviewer Isaacs surveys the best 250 nonfiction/informational titles for ages 3 through 10, helping librarians make informed collection development and purchasing decisions.

A to Zoo

A to Zoo
Title A to Zoo PDF eBook
Author Rebecca L. Thomas
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 1657
Release 2018-06-21
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1440834350

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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. Generations of savvy librarians and educators have relied on this detailed subject guide to children's picture books for all aspects of children's services, and this new edition does not disappoint. Covering more than 18,000 books published through 2017, it empowers users to identify current and classic titles on topics ranging from apples to zebras. Organized simply, with a subject guide that categorizes subjects by theme and topic and subject headings arranged alphabetically, this reference applies more than 1,200 intuitive (as opposed to formal catalog) subject terms to children's picture books, making it both a comprehensive and user-friendly resource that is accessible to parents and teachers as well as librarians. It can be used to identify titles to fill in gaps in library collections, to find books on particular topics for young readers, to help teachers locate titles to support lessons, or to design thematic programs and story times. Title and illustrator indexes, in addition to a bibliographic guide arranged alphabetically by author name, further extend access to titles.

Preschool in Three Cultures

Preschool in Three Cultures
Title Preschool in Three Cultures PDF eBook
Author Joseph Jay Tobin
Publisher Yale University Press
Pages 252
Release 1989-01-01
Genre Education
ISBN 9780300048124

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Compares preschool education in the three countries, discusses how child care reflects social change and considers the issues of freedom, creativity, and discipline

The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary Learners

The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary Learners
Title The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary Learners PDF eBook
Author Homa Sabet Tavangar
Publisher Corwin Press
Pages 257
Release 2014-02-12
Genre Education
ISBN 1483317870

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Integrate global learning activities in your elementary classrooms today with this easy-to-use guide! This smart, all-in-one resource from widely acclaimed authors Homa Tavangar and Becky Morales provides hundreds of easy, stand-alone activities, resources, and projects to help busy educators: Seamlessly integrate global awareness themes into existing K-5 Common Core curriculum Recruit parent and community volunteers and organizations Use social media for student global collaboration projects Plan international events, after-school clubs, and cross-curricular activities Includes a 12-month timeline, backmapping tips, 50+ ready-to-start projects, and online links.