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The design of childhood

Alexandra Lange

The design of childhood

how the material world shapes independent kids

by Alexandra Lange

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child development,
  • Play environments,
  • Design and construction,
  • Playgrounds,
  • Toys

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlexandra Lange
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV425 .L36 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination407 pages
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26958323M
    ISBN 101632866358
    ISBN 109781632866356
    OCLC/WorldCa1038067825

    For children's books, fonts are a very important consideration. Text must be clean, clear, and not too small. Children are learning to read so you have to make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible. Mermaid Bold; This font is used for the interior book text plus the cover text regarding the spine and blurb, except the initial R. The early childhood years are so exciting. It is in these moments from birth to grade 5 that major developmental work takes place. Culture, the individual's mind, the classroom layout, peers, situation, and circumstance affect every aspect of these early developmental years. As a 21st century early childhood educator you understand the value of keeping with contemporary models of education and.

      21 Childhood Books You Forgot You Loved. Sean Gallup/Getty Images News/Getty Images. By Amy Sachs. Ap The books you read when you're young are an important part of your formative years. The Editors: Gaile S. Cannella is Professor and Velma E. Schmidt Endowed Chair of Early Childhood Studies at the University of North Texas. Her books include Deconstructing Early Childhood Education: Social Justice and Revolution (Peter Lang); and Childhood and Postcolonization, with Radhika work has been translated to Spanish and Korean.

    CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION DAVID ELKIND PREFACE TO JEAN PIAGET To whom many books have been dedicated But to whom no other author owes so much The preface to a book should, I suppose, do several things. One of these is to introduce the reader to the author and to permit the author to give his reasons, or at least his.   Design will be different if the book will only be sold on Amazon as a thumbnail. Text has to be larger and more eye-catching as a consumer scrolls through hundreds of titles on a screen. A print book will live on a shelf in a bookstore where the consumer can pick it up, flip through it, and have a more tactile experience.


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New York Times-bestselling author of THE BLESSING OF A SKINNED KNEE " The Design of Childhood is an extraordinary book.

Peering through the lens of children’s play, Alexandra Lange deftly reveals the remarkable connection between freedom, creativity, and fun." - Debbie Millman, host of Design Matters and author of LOOK BOTH WAYSCited by: 1. The Design of Childhood book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

From building blocks to city blocks, an eye-opening explora /5. June 9, • Alexandra Lange's new book has insights on the influence of school and classroom design on children's learning throughout history. Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day.

“The Design of Childhood is as revelatory with lessons about the history of design as it as with lessons about childhood The book achieves the rare trick of staying relevant and compelling to an audience of planners and urban designers even when the subject ostensibly on matters of smaller scale than what we think of as the built.

Architectural historian Lange (Writing About Architecture) skillfully explores how the design of children’s toys and built environments reflects evolving philosophies of child-rearing and.

A comprehensive, genre-defining survey of children's product and furniture design from Bauhaus to today Design for Children, a must-have book for all style-conscious and design-savvy readers, documents the evolution of design for babies, toddlers, and beyond. But Design of Childhood casts a wider, more ambitious net, looking at the ways in which attention to children and their needs has helped shape design at large The design of childhood book work brings together topics that are generally covered in isolation.

You'll find plenty of books on playground design, school design or toy s: As I got older, there were some books that were so meaningful that I truly couldn’t wait to share them with my own kids. Here are 60 Favorite Books From Your Childhood That Your Kids Should Read Now.

Not because there aren’t any amazing new books, but because reading these books with your kids will give you something amazing bond over. The purpose of this guide is to provide information on basic concepts of Early Childhood Development (ECD), including its components, importance, the age range classification of ECD, and the expected pattern of children’s developmental skills in all areas of development--physical-motor, social-emotional, spiritual-moral, and cognitive-language development.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. “ Childhood by Design expands upon a common body of research that includes work by Gary Cross, Miriam Forman-Brunell, and Brian Sutton-Smith and, like their books often did, it should prove fascinating to students as well as to scholars.

And, also as their work did, Childhood by Design poses some new directions in material culture studies.”Reviews: 1. The Design of Childhood is notable not only for its ambition—mapping and giving historical context to the spatial frontiers of childhood is indeed no baby task—but for its exemplary hold on the fundamental if unromantic truth that children are a community who have never enjoyed much, if any, agency over the way their world is formed for them.

This is a ‘guest post’ book review, by Alexendra Bonham. Alex is doing a PhD on Playful Cities at the University of Auckland and is a candidate for the Waitemata Local Board.

The full name of this book is “The Design of Childhood: how the material world shapes independent kids”, by Alexandra Lange. This is why I design Children’s Books. Through the belief that children do learn a lot about life experiences through books, I strive to ensure that when designing and illustrating books that I try to make them stimulating and educational for the child.

Its so important to teach children from an early age, and this can be through simply. (shelved 1 time as early-childhood-development) avg rating — 18, ratings — published information on child and adolescent development, talk with families and other professionals about it, write reports, and request appropriate services.

The “Suggested Resources” section contains books, articles, book chapters, and websites that may be useful to the worker who. Early childhood. Born in Shillington in Berks County, Pennsylvania, Kidd grew up being fascinated and heavily inspired by American popular books were his gateway into graphic design, with Batman and Superman populating some of his earliest childhood memories.

Her approach is primarily historical and design-focused as she explores five specific topics that make up the “designed-for-childhood environment”: blocks, house, school, playground, and city. Corrugated cardboard boxes appeared in the s, and children quickly saw their appeal as playthings.

While the main concepts of Childhood's End revolve around the irony of the Overlords as benevolent masters that look like "devils" and the division between technological and evolutionary achievement, the book also deals heavily with the possible problems of a utopian society. Before we are even aware that the Overlords have started making.

Alexandra Lange’s upcoming book about “how children’s playthings and physical surroundings affect their development”, The Design of Childhood, is firmly in my wheelhouse. A Children’s book is all about the illustrations because that’s what the Children love. We provide fully customized and original illustrations based on your story.

We have a team of award-winning illustrators who are going to create beautiful illustrations for your book. Your book could be a Children’s book, fiction novel, a short story, some fantasy book Read More. The book is divided up into five sections that focus on different ways design influences children.

Blocks focuses on the toys that children learn with, from Froebel’s blocks to LEGO’s to modern makerspace tech toys. House looks at the design of living spaces and how they affect childhood development. The Design of Childhood will change the way you view your children's world--and your own.

Alexandra Lange is an architecture and design critic whose essays, reviews, and features have appeared in design journals, New York magazine, the New Yorker, the New York Times, Curbed, Design Observer, Dezeen, and many other publications.