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

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.


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 UniM Store QA  22067    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Childhood in America.
Childhood in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I Power of Play in Early Childhood Education 15 -- 1 Vital Role of Play in Early Childhood Education / Joan Almon 17 -- 2 A Role for Play in the Preschool Curriculum / Dorothy G. Singer, Jerome L. Singer, Sharon L. Plaskon, Amanda E. Schweder 43 -- 3 Early Childhood Education: Lessons from Europe / Christopher Clouder 71 -- Part II Wired Classrooms/Wired Brains 81 -- 4 Cybertots: Technology and the Preschool Child / Jane M. Healy 83 -- 5 Handmade Minds in the Digital Age / Frank R. Wilson 111 -- Part III Building Blocks of Intellectual Development: Emotion and Imagination 123 -- 6 Imagination and the Growth of the Human Mind / Jeffrey Kane, Heather Carpenter 125 -- 7 Vital Role of Emotion in Education / Stuart Shanker 143 -- Part IV A Mental Health Crisis among Our Children: The Rise of Technologies and Demise of Play 159 -- 8 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children: One Consequence of the Rise of Technologies and Demise of Play? / Thomas Armstrong 161 -- 9 Play and the Transformation of Feeling: Niki's Case / Eva-Maria Simms 177 -- 10 Pathogenic Trends in Early Childhood Education / Sharna Olfman 193.
Summary Educators, neurologists, and psychologists explain how the high-stakes testing movement, and the race to wire classrooms, is actually stunting our children's intellects.
Other author Olfman, Sharna.
Subject Early childhood education -- United States -- Philosophy.
Child development.
ISBN 0275977684 (alk. paper)