Understand the connection between how kids grow and how they learn.
In this collection, Rae Pica keeps kids front and center as she provides thought-provoking commentary and actionable insights on topics such as the Common Core, the self-esteem movement, and standardized testing. Sure to inspire discussion, this pocket-size powerhouse of educational philosophy includes
- 29 short essays on topics critical to best practice in child development and education
- Opinions of experts supported by research and anecdotal evidence
- Real-life stories shared by teachers and parents
- References to related articles and radio interviews with experts
“What a pleasure to read common sense wisdom about what young children need!”
Diane Ravitch, Research Professor of Education