Enjoy looking at lots of different pictures - and have lots of fun counting at the same time! Here are all the numbers up to ten, illustrated in a variety of ways to engage the young child. The numbers are shown in letters and figures, and in bright photographs of familiar objects, such as two warm gloves, a dog's four legs, or eight building blocks. The simple, lively text encourages reading skills and interactive questioning. Young readers will love counting all the various objects, from one shiny balloon to ten fingers, either on their own or with an adult. Experts agree that young children respond more immediately to photographs than to illustrations. This first words and picture boardbook is visually appealing, designed for preschoolers to enjoy and to learn from. It is full of fun images of youngsters just like them, together with cute animals, plants, food, toys and other items - from one teddy bear to ten toes. Kids can copy the girl counting on her fingers along the way. Devised with the help of educational specialists, this book combines straightforward text with bold, bright photographs to promote the development of literacy and numeracy skills. The images are carefully grouped into visual and subject patterns, such as showing animals with certain numbers of legs. This encourages young readers to make connections, and to see how various things develop, work and link together.
""Never Learn To Milk A Cow"" was the only advice his grandmother gave to his mother before she married his father. On a challenge from his wife, Carlos Davis, psychologist and father writes for his teenage children what he thinks he knows and what he wants them to know. These nineteen insightful essays were offered in a spirit of gratitude to his kids and they offer guidance and hope to everyone who struggles with conveying their experience and wisdom to those they love.
The US Census Bureau estimates that over 8 million children enroll in nursery school or kindergarten every year. The educational success of these children depends largely on their knowledge of the alphabet, numbers, colors, and opposites. I Like to Learn Numbers: Counting Chameleon teaches children these fundamental skills in a fun, playful, yet very effective way. This whimsically illustrated book will help children learn their numbers with rich and colorful depictions of animals.
A Common Wealth of Learning takes a look at the millennium development goals that were set out at the start of the century. Utilising a far reaching set of case studies from a large percentage of commonwealth countries, this book looks at what the colonial legacy has left us with; and what we can do to progress. Chapters discuss;
This thoroughly researched and comprehensive text will be of great interest and use to anyone involved in education, higher education, education policy and research.