Teaching the Three Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, and Courtesy: Activities That Build a Foundation for Success
  • Teaching the Three Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, and Courtesy: Activities That Build a Foundation for Success
  • Teaching the Three Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, and Courtesy: Activities That Build a Foundation for Success

Teaching the Three Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, and Courtesy: Activities That Build a Foundation for Success

by Patricia A. Dischler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412974224

ISBN-13: 9781412974226

Pub. Date: 10/27/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Cultivate the 3 Cs in young learners to strengthen future academic achievement!

Research shows that children with positive social skills, a creative nature, and a love of learning experience success in later school years. This resource shows how to promote school readiness by giving young students a desire to learn, teaching them how to learn, and nurturing

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Overview

Cultivate the 3 Cs in young learners to strengthen future academic achievement!

Research shows that children with positive social skills, a creative nature, and a love of learning experience success in later school years. This resource shows how to promote school readiness by giving young students a desire to learn, teaching them how to learn, and nurturing empathy, emotional intelligence, and problem solving. The book provides:

  • Abundant activities that are fun, easy to use, and developmentally appropriate
  • Engaging sidebars highlighting teacher/student dialogue
  • Methods for integrating the 3 Cs into the curriculum and meeting state standards
  • Recommendations of related children’s books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412974226
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/27/2009
Pages:
175
Sales rank:
1,085,851
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. Teaching Creativity
Functional Freedom
Stimulus Freedom
Delayed Gratification
Balanced-Brain Thinking
2. Creativity Activities
Functional Freedom
Stimulus Freedom
Delayed Gratification
Balanced-Brain Thinking
3. Integrating Creative Learning
Language and Literacy
Math
Science
Social and Emotional
Cognitive Development
Health and Physical Development
The Arts
4. Teaching Curiosity
Explore the Possibilities
Explore the World
Ask Questions: The Five Ws and How
5. Curiosity Activities
Explore the Possibilities
Explore the World
Ask Questions
6. Integrating Curiosity Activities
Math
Social and Emotional
Cognitive
Health and Physical Development
The Arts
7. Teaching Courtesy
Dependability
Kindness
Honesty
Respect
8. Courtesy Activities
Dependability
Kindness
Honesty
Respect
9. Integrating Courtesy Activities
Language and Literacy
Math
Science
Cognitive Development
Health and Physical Development
The Arts
References
Subject Index
Index of Activities by State Standards

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