Lessons from Turtle Island
Native Curriculum in Early Childhood Classrooms
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Lessons from Turtle Island by Sally Moomaw
Book DescriptionHow do you help young children learn more about Native Americans than the cultural stereotypes found in children's books and in the media? "Lessons from Turtle Island" is the first complete guide to exploring Native American issues with children. The authorsone Native, one white, both educatorsshow ways to incorporate authentic learning experiences about Native Americans into your curriculum. This book is organized around five cross-cultural themesChildren, Home, Families, Community, and the Environment. The authors present activities, from children's books they recommend, to develop skills in reading and writing, science, math, make-believe, art, and more. The book provides helpful guidelines and resource lists for selecting appropriate toys, children's books, music, and art, and also includes a family heritage project. "[A] marvelous tool that should be in every American school."Joseph Bruchac, author of "Heart of a Chief and The Winter People"Guy W. Jones, Hunkpapa Lakota, is a full-blood member of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. He is a co-founder of the Miami Valley Council for Native Americans in Dayton, Ohio.Sally Moomaw teaches at the University of Cincinnati. She is the co-author of the More Than . . . curriculum series published by Redleaf Press."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781929610259
(267mm x 203mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Redleaf Press
Publisher: Redleaf Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sally Moomaw
Teaching Stem in the Early Years, Paperback (April 2013)
"The foundation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education begins in the early years. Teaching STEM in the Early Years provides activities and learning center ideas that seamlessly integrate STEM throughout your early childhood classroom"--
Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood, Paperback (June 2011)
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
More Than Counting, Paperback (December 2010)
Combining new activities and favorites from bestselling More Than Counting and Much More Than Counting by the same author team, this edition provides 124 math lessons for young children.
Much More Than Counting, Paperback (August 2001)» View all books by Sally Moomaw
More than 100 activities, including ideas for topics like estimation and patterning, which are often ignored in early math curriculum. Addresses questions asked by teachers and parents, and considers questions about toddlers and children with disabilities.
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Author Biography - Sally Moomaw
Sally Moomaw is professional development coordinator and adjunct instructor at the Arlitt Child and Family Research and Education Center at the University of Cincinnati. She is also the co-author of the "More Than...Series" and Lessons from Turtle Island: Native Curriculum in Early Childhood Classrooms.
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