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Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning

ISBN-10: 0133400107

ISBN-13: 9780133400106

Edition: 6th 2014

Authors: Joan Packer Isenberg, Mary R. Jalongo

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In Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning: Preschool Through Fourth Grade, 6/e Joan Packer Isenberg and Mary Renck Jalongoshow future and current early childhood educators how to integrate children’s creativity, play, and the arts into their curriculum in a way that fosters learning and growth and meets accountability measures, by emphasizing the use of technology to enhance creativity and the arts, with myriad suggestions to differentiate instruction and make adaptations for diverse learners across the art forms.  Organized into four main parts, the text covers the foundations of creative thought; examines children’s play, games, and inventions; addresses the subject areas that are traditionally associated with the creative arts; delves into the teacher’s role–supporting creative expression and play, assessing creative processes and products, and working with diverse families and communities; and discusses effective design and use of environments, materials, and resources. Unique boxed pedagogical features make the text more practical, readable, and helpful to the early childhood educator. Written for prospective and practicing early childhood educators who are expected to teach in accordance with an increasing number of state, local, and national benchmarks, this proven and adaptable text will best prepare the early childhood educator for creative thinking in the classroom and beyond.  Video-Enhanced Pearson eTextIncluded in this package is access to the new Video-Enhanced eText for Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning: Preschool Through Fourth Grade, exclusively from Pearson. The Video-Enhanced Pearson eText is:Engaging. Full-color online chapters include dynamic videos that show what course concepts look like in real classrooms, model good teaching practice, and expand upon chapter concepts. Over 30 video links, chosen by our authors and other subject-matter experts, are embedded right in context of the content you are readingConvenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad and Android tablets.*Interactive. Features include embedded video, note taking and sharing, highlighting and search. *The Pearson eText App is available for free on Google Play and in the App Store.* Requires Android OS 3.1 — 4, a 7” or 10” tablet or iPad iOS 5.0 or newer  0133400107 / 9780133400106 Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning Plus Video-Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package consists of:   0132853361 / 9780132853361 Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning: Preschool Through Fourth0133397211 / 9780133397215 Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning: Preschool Through Fourth Grade, Video-Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card   
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Book details

List price: $147.20
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 3/20/2013
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 512
Size: 7.60" wide x 9.90" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Mary Renck Jalongo, Ph.D. nbsp; Mary Renck Jalongo is a teacher, writer and editor.nbsp; As a classroom teacher, she taught preschool, first grade and second grade, worked with children and families of migrant farm workers, and taught in the laboratory preschool at the University of Toledo.nbsp; Currently she is a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she earned the university-wide outstanding professor award and coordinates both the Doctoral Program in Curriculum and Instruction and an initial teacher certification program at the graduate level.nbsp; nbsp; As a writer, Dr. Jalongo has co-authored and edited more than 25 books, many of them textbooks in the field of early childhood education.nbsp; These books includeEarly Childhood Language Arts(4 th ed. Allyn & Bacon) andCreative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning(4 th ed.nbsp; Merrill/Prentice Hall),Exploring Your Role:nbsp; An Introduction to Early Childhood Education(3 rd ed., Merrill/Prentice Hall) andMajor Trends and Issues in Early Childhood Education:nbsp; Challenges, Controversies, and Insights(2 nd ed. Teachers College Press). She is also the author for various articles on early childhood education in theWorld Book Encyclopediaand has written two award-winning Association for Childhood Education International Position Papers. nbsp; Her most recent publications include two National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) books,Learning to Listen, Listening to LearnandYoung Children and Picture Booksas well as a Teachers College Press book,Planning for Learning:nbsp; Collaborative Approaches to Lesson Design and Reviewand an edited book for ACEI,The Worldrsquo;s Children and Their Companion Animals:nbsp; Developmental and Educational Significance of the Child/Pet Bond.nbsp; Mary has earned seven national awards for excellence in scholarly writing.nbsp; nbsp; Mary is editor-in-chief of the Springer international publication,Early Childhood Education Journaland co-edits their new book series,Educating the Young Child:nbsp; Advances in Theory and Research, Implications for Practice.

Foundations of Creative Thought
Understanding Children's Creative Thought and Expression
Supporting Children's Play, Games, and Inventions
The Creative Arts
Promoting Children's Art
Engaging Children in Music, Movement, and Dance
Inviting Children's Participation in the Dramatic Arts
Creative Teaching and Assessment
Teachers' Roles in Fostering Creative Thought and Expression
Assessing the Creative Processes and Products of Children
Children's Creative Work in Diverse Families and Communities
Environments That Support Creativity and Arts-Based Learning
Designing Environments That Support Creativity and the Arts
Using Creative Materials and Resources Effectively
Cross-Referenced Standards Guide
Noncompetitive Games for Children
Resources for Creative Materials