Revival: Children in the Nursery School (1928): 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Revival: Children in the Nursery School (1928)

1st Edition

By Harriet M Johnson

Routledge

386 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781138565227
pub: 2019-01-31
SAVE ~$12.99
$64.95
$51.96
x
Hardback: 9781138550926
pub: 2018-01-03
SAVE ~$47.00
$235.00
$188.00
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315122878
pub: 2018-04-20
from $32.48


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

A clear and practical presentation of the workings of an experimental nursery school. The author offers no hasty generalizations; she sets down the record of her eight years' experience, and indicates the conclusions which may be drawn from the study of children's activities during the most significant period of physical, mental and social development--from fourteen to thirty-six months. She exlains how the nursery goes about its attempt to scale civilization down to the child level in its behavior demands and to open up wider opportunities for active exploration that an adult world can afford.

In discussing the environment offered by the nursery school, she considers the child's activities and materials, his relation to other children and to adults, and his introduction to language and rhythm.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Preface

Part I Why We Do What We Do

Chapter 1 Planning For Growth

Chapter 2 Habits and Conventions

Chapter 3 The Schedule and the Rules: How they are amde

Part II Our Planning of the Environment

Chapter 1 The Physical Environment--Activities and Materials

Chapter 2 The Social Environment--Other Children and Adults

Chapter 3 Language and Rhythm

a Our Observation of Language Forms

b Our Procedure

Part III Records

Chapter 1 How we keep Records of the Children's Growth

2 Records of Children's Use of the Environment

a Activities and Materials Slide, Hammer, Building Materials, Color, Crayons and Paper

b Other Children and Adults

c Language and Music

Part IV Conclusion

Part V Index

About the Author

Harriet M. Johnson is the director of The Nursery School, an experimental school for children of fourteen to thirty-six months which is associated with the Bureau of Educational Experiments.

About the Series

Routledge Revivals

Are there elusive titles that you need and have been trying to source for years but thought that you would never be able to find?

Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.

Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.

Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.

If you are interested in Revivals in the Behavioral Sciences, please visit https://www.routledge.com/series/PSYREVIVALS

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU023000
EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten