Wally's Stories

Wally's Stories

by Vivian Gussin Paley
     
 

Wally's Stories is Vivian Paley's lively account of her kindergarten classroom, a classroom where children are encouraged to learn by using their fantasies and stories. The book describes the evolution of both teacher and students as they grow to understand each other through this unusual teaching method. The author shows that in the course of creating their own… See more details below

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Wally's Stories is Vivian Paley's lively account of her kindergarten classroom, a classroom where children are encouraged to learn by using their fantasies and stories. The book describes the evolution of both teacher and students as they grow to understand each other through this unusual teaching method. The author shows that in the course of creating their own dramatic world, five-year-olds are capable of thought and language far in advance of what they accomplish in traditional classroom exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674945937
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2008
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
717,826
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.65(d)

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