Notes from a Kidwatcher: Selected Writings of Yetta M. Goodman

Notes from a Kidwatcher: Selected Writings of Yetta M. Goodman

by Sandra Wilde, Yetta M. Goodman
     
 

Paper Edition. This long-overdue anthology ranges from Yetta Goodman's first article about her own daughter's early spelling to her most recent, previously unpublished piece about turn-of-the century educator Lucy Sprague Mitchell and the lives of female educators in general.  See more details below

Overview

Paper Edition. This long-overdue anthology ranges from Yetta Goodman's first article about her own daughter's early spelling to her most recent, previously unpublished piece about turn-of-the century educator Lucy Sprague Mitchell and the lives of female educators in general.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435088682
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
05/20/1996
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

Sandra Wilde, Ph.D., is the author of numerous Heinemann professional books including Funner Grammar as well as the firsthand classroom resource Strategic Spelling. She is widely recognized for her expertise in developmental spelling and her advocacy of holistic approaches to spelling and phonics. She is Professor of Curriculum and Teaching at Hunter College, City University of New York. She is best known for her work in invented spelling, phonics and miscue analysis. She specializes in showing teachers how kids' invented spellings and miscues can help us work with them in more sophisticated and learner-centered ways. Looking at what kids do as they read and write is at the heart of Sandra's presentations and workshops. She can do lively keynote presentations that highlight the interesting things that we can learn by paying close attention to students' invented spellings and miscues, as well as workshops of varying lengths that focus on student-centered teaching of spelling and phonics. She has recently begun offering workshops that focus on understanding students' miscues as a guide to appropriate instruction, particularly for struggling readers.

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