Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

Teacher - Creative Teaching, 4 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Teacher.
This section contains 804 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Teacher Study Guide

Creative Teaching, 4 Summary and Analysis

Maori Transitional Readers

Sylvia compares her infant reading books to those established by educators. Although her children's infant readers include words and stories that represent sadness and even violence, they successfully form the basis for the children to move onto standard readers. She asks rhetorically if the experts who develop the standard American readers for six-year-old children really think that world peace will result from the depiction of a far-away peaceful society is included in a Maori primer. After a rest period where the children close their eyes for a short period, the children often share their dreams (or thoughts) with Sylvia. She often hears of horrific things going on in their lives, but feels certain that it is better out than in.

The difference of the content in the children's minds and that of the standard reading books to which the children...

(read more from the Creative Teaching, 4 Summary)

This section contains 804 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Teacher Study Guide
Copyrights
Teacher from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook