Changing Seasons: A Language Arts Curriculum for Healthy Aging (Paperback)

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Effective communication enhances quality of life. In Changing Seasons: A Language Arts Curriculum for Healthy Aging, Denise Calhoun provides a language-based, interdisciplinary program to help older adults improve their communication skills. Each activity reveals new, creative, and fun ways to get individuals to speak, think, write, engage with others, and use their imagination. As the activities promote meaningful interactions and the creation of a stimulating environment, Changing Seasons underscores the importance of sustaining quality of life as we and those we love age.

About the Author

Denise L. Calhoun is a national board-certified distinguished teacher in language arts. She holds a master's degree in educational psychology from California State University, Northridge; a teaching credential from the Graduate Department of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles; and a bachelor's degree in history from the University of California, Los Angeles. Calhoun mentors new teachers for the Los Angeles Unified School District and is a master teacher for California State University, Northridge, where she trains candidates for their credential program. Her research focuses on gerontology and health care. She is pursuing her doctorate in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781557538185
ISBN-10: 1557538182
Publisher: Purdue University Press
Publication Date: August 15th, 2018
Pages: 150
Language: English