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Doris P. Fromberg

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Hofstra University
1000 Hempstead Turnpike
Hempstead, New York 11549
United States

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  • President
    National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators Foundation
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www.johnfry.com, 20 Oct 2002 [cached]
Advocates of the longer day want to give children opportunities for "the rich, interactive, socio-dramatic play that helps them in all aspects of learning," said Doris Fromberg, who has written books on early childhood education.
"That's been marginalized," said Fromberg, an education professor at Hofstra University and president of the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators Foundation."Instead of broadening the curriculum, it's narrowing it to very specific skills that are isolated and really do not conform to the way young children learn."
Sneaking in art, music
Dramatic play, often dismissed as "enrichment" in a back-to-basics world, teaches literacy skills, as well as math and science to young children in ways that book learning alone does not, Fromberg said.
At one exemplary classroom she visited, a kindergarten exercise was inspired by students' fascination with their teacher's newly permed hair.The children created a beauty parlor, wrote signs offering "permz for $1.99" and created appointment books, price lists and receipts.
"That's building their skills," she said, "and it's so powerful."
Fromberg, whose work takes her to dozens of kindergarten classrooms every year, sees fewer blocks and play centers--exactly the reverse, she said, of what she would have seen a decade ago.And in recent years, she has begun to hear from former students--new teachers who say they are under pressure to abandon the practices they were trained to use in order to consider ideal instructional methods for young children.
-From the Foreword by Doris Pronin ...
www.earlychildhood-educationprograms.com, 27 April 2012 [cached]
-From the Foreword by Doris Pronin Fromberg, Hofstra University
AERA 2009 - Doris P. ...
chaoscomplexityineducation.wikidot.com, 11 Nov 2011 [cached]
AERA 2009 - Doris P. Fromberg (Hofstra University) - "Play and Brain Development as Complementary Nonlinear Dynamic (Chaotic/Complex) Systems" (PDF)
Discussion Paper of "Nonlinear Complexity ...
chaoscomplexityineducation.wikidot.com, 11 Nov 2011 [cached]
Discussion Paper of "Nonlinear Complexity in Children's Play: Wholistic, Fluid Connections, Script Theory, Theory of Mind, Brain Development, and Transdisciplinary Trading Zones" by Doris P. Fromberg (Hofstra University) - Download Paper
No More Picture Books! « The Early Years Institute
www.earlyyearsinstitute.org, 14 Oct 2010 [cached]
Hofstra University's Dr. Doris Fromberg suggests "the sales of computer software and proliferation of advertisements for 'talking books' might contribute to the shift.
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