Getting To Know City Kids: Understanding Their Thinking, Imagining AndSocializing

Getting To Know City Kids: Understanding Their Thinking, Imagining AndSocializing

by Sally Middlebrooks
     
 

Challenging the prevailing misconception that poor city kids are "troubled", "passive", and "dumb", this revealing study will stimulate alternative approaches to looking at children's capacities to learn, urging teachers to build on and extend the complexity of children's play as it relates to the intellectual work of the classroom. See more details below

Overview

Challenging the prevailing misconception that poor city kids are "troubled", "passive", and "dumb", this revealing study will stimulate alternative approaches to looking at children's capacities to learn, urging teachers to build on and extend the complexity of children's play as it relates to the intellectual work of the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807736869
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
02/01/1998
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IContext1
1"One of Them Kids"3
Six Worldmakers3
Research on Children's Play7
Signs Saying "Under Construction"13
Format of This Book17
2Mapping My Route19
My Questions19
Where the Children Live22
Moving from Outsider to Insider26
3Collecting and Understanding the Material30
Collecting30
Understanding42
Pt. IISix Worldmakers47
4Brenda: Sojourn In a Dark Wood49
Home Arrangements and Playmates50
Outdoor Play53
Indoor Play54

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