Study of teaching methods, including the aims of education and the ways in which such goals may be achieved. The field relies heavily on educational psychology, or theories about the way in which learning takes place

This page includes both book sources and Web sites about the topic of pedagogy

Book Sources

Bruner, J. S. (1966). Toward a theory of instruction. Belknap Press.

Brause, R.S., & Mayer, J. S. (eds.) (1991). Search and re-searching: what the inquiring teacher needs to know. The Falmer Press.

Patterson, L., Santa, C. M., Short, K. G. (eds.) (1993). Teachers are researchers: reflection and action. International Reading Association.

Goswani, D., & Stillman, P. R. (eds.) (1987). Reclaiming the classroom: teacher research as an agency for change. Boynton/Cook Publisher.

Harlen, W., & Jelly, S. (1988). Developing science in the primary classroom. Addison Wesley Longman, Ltd.

Chukovsky, K. (1968). From two to five. University of California Press (M. Morton, Trans, and ed.).


Web Sources
University of Indiana site is an ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education; site allows the user to search the ERIC database.
This site features some informative pedagogical information. It offers links to other sites that include science activities, and discusses how to teach young children math, science, and computers.
Homepage for the Internet journal Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement (CIERA). Journal has article on pedagogy.
This Web site includes mention of Jean Piaget. The site discusses early childhood education in the United States, and the early childhood centers in Reggio Emilia.
Internet journal of Early Childhood Research and Practice (ECRP) that has articles on early childhood education, pedagogy and also mentions articles, authors, and subjects.
Homepage for the free access British journal Triangle. Triangle provides information on early childhood learning, and is written for educators and education students.
Homepage for School of Learning, Development, and Early Education at the University of Western Australia. The site offers current research, research development plans, membership, and pedagogy.
Homepage of National Network for Child Care: Child
Development Database. Intellectual, language, emotional/social, ages and stages series, brain development, other topics, news releases, related links, and Resources in Spanish laguage. Documents are available in PDF format.
An article written by The Human Development and Family Studies Iowa State University which focuses on the social and emotional development and physical development. Tips and ideas for teachers and caregivers to help youngsters improve learning skills.
Kid Source Online : Preschoolers-activities
This site gives excellent resources for teachers and parents. You will find useful preschool articles about education, health and diseases, preventive care and nutrition, growth and development, product recalls, and so onş Important issues such as preschool safety whether at home or at school. Other links related to toddlers and preschoolers are included.













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