Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom, Ages 4-14
Written with warmth and humor, Yardsticks offers clear descriptions of children's development. This comprehensive, user-friendly reference helps teachers and administrators use knowledge of child development to shape classrooms and schools where all children can succeed.
For each age, this book includes:Narrative description of developmental traitsCharts summarizing physical, social, language, and cognitive growth patternsSuggestions for curricular areas: reading, writing, mathematics, and thematic unitsFavorite books for different ages.
What's new in the third edition:A new, brief overview of issues in the development of bilingualism and biliteracy among Latino/Hispanic childrenA new appendix on the "birthday cluster exercise" for applying the information in the book to working with a whole class of studentsAn updated list of recommended children's booksAn updated list of recommended resources for teachers and parents.
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This is an amazing book. It is great for being able to see if behaviors and abilities are "usual" for a specific age range for students in the classroom. Excellent resource!
Review: Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14User Review - Takiyah Thompson - Goodreads
Very informative, not necessarily fun to read. Great teacher book! Read full review