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校本探究式學與教:激發幼兒的學習潛能理論篇與實踐篇
編輯: 唐美欣、李詠菱、袁雪瑩
出版: 香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心
年份: 2015年1月

探究式教學法常應用於科學學習領域,由教師引導學生透過觀察、提問、驗證來掌握新知識。香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心獲優質教育基金撥款資助,與十一間幼稚園合作,進行《幼師培訓計劃:校本探究式學與教》。著重配合校本課程,計劃嘗試將探究式學與教融入語文、第二語言(英語)及早期數學三個學習範疇,並採用5E教學模式(參與、探討、解釋、延展及評估)引導學生有系統地學習。計劃成果編成《理論篇》和《實踐篇》兩書 ——《理論篇》闡述計劃理念以及報告所得的教學成效,而《實踐篇》則輯錄了教師與顧問導師共同設計的教學方案和他們的教學經驗,供教育同工作為參考。

Super Stories
Editors: Li, W. L., Tong, T. M. Y., & Ma, M. M. L.
Publisher: Center for Child Development, Hong Kong Baptist University
Year: Nov 2011

This collection consisted of ten short stories written by ten young writers who have a great interest in expressing their thoughts through stories. They attended a 2-week creative writing workshop “Super Writer 2011” and wrote their stories in a very short period with impressive quality. This collection is definitely a fiction-reading attraction for storybook lovers; each story is truly touching. Readers will discover and be surprised by the writers’ passion in conveying their message which goes beyond time and culture. When reading the prefaces and reflections, readers can see the twists and turns in their thinking and writing process.

創意語文教學:孕育模式的多元應用:理論與實踐
編輯: 唐美欣、岑淑慧
出版: 香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心
年份: 2010年2月

創造力不僅是一種認知能力,而且具教育及文化價值,也是生活的態度和風格,需要開放、包容、接納及多元的環境來孕育。在優質教育基金的資助下,香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心連同兩間小學及兩間中學合作試行《創意語文教學:孕育模式的多元計劃》——把創造力培育和語文教學相結合,並將經驗及教案編成《創意語文教學:孕育模式的多元應用:理論與實踐》一書。書中介紹了創意語文教學的理念、內容、活動花絮和教學成效;同時列舉了

戲劇教育計劃資料冊
編著: 明日藝術教育機構 及 香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心
出版: 香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心
年份: 2007年7月

戲劇在校園那裡出現?其實戲劇除了以藝術教育的形式在正規課程中出現外,亦可以戲劇教學法的外衣在其他的主要學習領域中發揮其功能,例如:中文、英文教育、個人、社會及人文教育等,從而啟發學生的創意和想像力,增強學習動機。從1998年至2004年期間,優質教育基金共資助57個有關在中學、小學及學前教育中推行戲劇的計劃,並委託明日藝術教育機構及香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心進行「戲劇教育計劃成效研究及推廣」,並印製《戲劇教育計劃資料冊》,內容除了包括戲劇教育計劃概覽、成效研究報告外,亦將各計劃中可行及有趣的戲劇教學活動編寫成「戲劇與教育實用參考指引」,以方便教師在編寫戲劇教學活動及各科教案時提供有效參考資料。

小學創意教育遞進發展模式計劃:理論與實踐
編輯: 岑淑慧、唐美欣
出版: 香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心
年份: 2006年10月

甚麼是創意教育?它是課程發展的結果還是重要元素呢?它本身可以成為一個課程嗎?教師在運用創意教學時該如何設計教案呢?會遇到甚麼困難呢?在優質教育基金的資助下,香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心連同7所本港小學合作試行創意教學,並將經驗及教案編成《小學創意教育遞進發展模式計劃:理論與實踐》一書,書中介紹了試行創意教育模式的理念、內容、活動花絮及教學成效;同時,列舉了中文科、英文科、數學科、常識科、視覺藝術科及創意解難的教案範例,是一本實用的創意教學參考書。

亞洲四地華人的創意:教育理論與實踐
編著: 許娜娜、吳恩澤、劉誠
出版: 泛太平洋出版(香港)有限公司
年份: 2005年

何謂「創意」、「創造力」?「創意」及「創造力」是怎麼形成及得以發展?

這些都是現今東西方所感趣的課題。在現今的學術及?育界中,西方正主導著有關「創意」的詮釋及研究。然而,華人地區因其獨特的歷史及文化影響,對創意?育的領悟、需要及實踐均有別於歐美國家。為此,本書特別收錄了中、港、台、新四地華人學者及?育工作者的創意?育理論及實踐經驗,期望促進華人地區的學術及?育交流,最終發展出適切的創意?育方針及模式,讓我們的下一代能享受到優質的?學,並能在歡愉的學習環境中成長。

Creativity: When East meets West
Editors: Lau, S., Hui, A.N.N., & Ng, G.Y.C.
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte., Singapore
Year: 2004

What actually is creativity? And what contributes to its conceptualization and development? For decades, these and other questions have fascinated researchers, educators, parents and laypeople alike, and equally so in the East and West. This interesting collection of articles is an attempt at exploring and answering the above questions from both the Eastern and Western Perspectives. Readers may find some answers stimulating, and others bewildering. This is in fact the reality and fascination of creativity research and education. It is hoped that readers will share the joy of reading such a road map.

小學資優教育發展模式計劃:理論與實踐
編輯: 梁詠而、吳恩澤
出版: 香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心
年份: 2003年10月(第一版)、2003年11月(第二版)

資優教育日漸成為社會人士關注的教育項目之一。究竟何為資優教育?它與傳統教育有甚麼分別?為甚麼政府要額外撥款資助其發展?《小學資優教育發展模式計劃:理論與實踐》嘗試引領讀者綜觀香港資優教育的發展,並以優質教育發展基金撥款資助、香港浸會大學兒童發展研究中心主辦的「小學資優教育模式計劃」作例,探討資優教育的理論與實踐方式。書中除了包括該項計劃的理念、內容、活動花絮,亦列舉了一系列的老師教案以供參考,是一本難能可貴的讀物。

Growing up the Chinese Way
Editors: Lau, Sing
Publisher: The Chinese University Press
Year: 1996

This volume is a collection of current research by noted scholars on Chinese child development. It is believed that by understanding how Chinese children develop we can get to know China and its people better. Chinese social science has been through decades of stagnation, and the research reported in this volume therefore represents a rare source of information that helps us understand the development of the Chinese children.


 
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Title Author Issue Date
Read Minds, Not Answers Rosalind Wu &
Wong Kit Ching
Vol 22 (1) Jun-14
"Good Morning, Mr. Lai!" An Analysis of Children's Initiation of Greetings and Suggestions to Encourage Initiative-Taking Lai Ka Ho Vol 22 (1) Jun-14
Is This a Square? Hung Chun Wah Vol 21 (1) May-13
A Different Childhood Sonya Fock Vol 21 (1) May-13
Start Early Your Child's Bilingual Learning: What Recent Research Says Soh Kay Cheng Vol 20 (2) Nov-12
Effective Communication with Children Michelle Shum Vol 20 (1) May-12
Family Environment and Children's Creativity Development Chan Lai Kwan Vol 20 (1) May-12
Creativity in Children Todd Lubart,
Asta Georgsdottir,
Maud Besancon &
Baptiste Barbot
Vol 19 (2) Dec-11
Promoting Critical Thinking and Creativity in Hong Kong Students:
A Cultural Perspective
Vivian Lun &
Leung Kwok
Vol 19 (2) Dec-11
Putting PLAY on the Agenda Kathy Wong Vol 19 (2) Dec-11
Design Disciplines: What is Design? Derick Pao Vol 19 (2) Dec-11
Teaching Primary School Students the Process of Writing Julia Wan Vol 19 (1) Apr-11
The Needs for a Better Science and Technology Education in Hong Kong Louis Leung Vol 19 (1) Apr-11
An Analysis of Creative Expertise: Its Nature and Implication Cola Ho Vol 18 (2) Nov-10
Understanding the Emotional Needs and Characteristics of Children Michelle Shum Vol 18 (2) Nov-10
Beat Drugs on School Campus Rebecca Lam Vol 18 (1) Apr-10
Creative Teaching: How to lead students walking out of the classroom and enhance their learning interest Chan Ka Wing Vol 18 (1) Apr-10
What to Change and What to Embrace? The Affective Characteristics and Needs of Gifted Children Angel Lai Vol 17 (2) Nov-09
Cooperative learning even in mathematics lessons: Psychological Perspectives Lok Cheuk Man Vol 17 (2) Nov-09
Case Study: Observation and analysis of a child's drawing Liu Pui Lee Vol 17 (1) Apr-09
Inclusive Classroom with No Wall Boyd Ho Vol 17 (1) Apr-09
Astronauts, Gangsters, and 'A' students: Immigration, Gang Membership, and Taiwanese Youths in Southern California* Kay Pih Vol 16 (2) Dec-08
Hope for Children in Sichuan Playright Children's
Play Association
Vol 16 (2) Dec-08
Family Media Education in the Era of Web 2.0: A Reflection from the Celebrity Photos Saga on the Internet Alice Lee Vol 16 (1) May-08
"Why do I have to go to school?" Lau Sing Vol 16 (1) May-08
Is your "real" self-representation congruent with the "desired" one? Ruby Cheung Vol 15 (2) Nov-07
Retreat, in order to advance Jennifer Yau Vol 15 (2) Nov-07
Read Minds, Not Answers Rosalind Wu &
Wong Kit Ching
Vol 15 (1) Apr-07
Earth Class Francis Wong Vol 15 (1) Apr-07
From Learning of Knowledge to Cultivation of Competencies: Hong Kong's Education Reform and Development of History Education in the 21st Century Cheung Wai Chun Vol 14 (2) Nov-06
Cultivation of Creative Thinking: Examining the Value of 'Free Play' Kwan Cheuk Lun Vol 14 (2) Nov-06
Inspiring Creativity through "Child-centered" Play Bonita Kwok Vol 14 (1) Jun-06
A bad student turned out to be...... Mathew Lui Vol 14 (1) Jun-06
The Beauty of "Integrity" as told in Children's Stories Wong Kit Ching Vol 13 (2) Oct-05
The Instruction of Open-ended Math Problem Hung Chun Wah Vol 13 (2) Oct-05
Hong Kong Children's Perception of Material Possessions Kara Chan Vol 13 (1) Apr-05
"Imagination" and "Deception" from a Literary Education Point of View Wong Kit Ching Vol 13 (1) Apr-05
Fat Kids Lee Man Cheong Vol 12 (2) Nov-04
A Novel Experience at HKBU Winnie Wong Vol 12 (2) Nov-04
Break Through The Boundaries Playright Children's
Play Association
Vol 12 (1) Jun-04
Play and Creativity Bonita Kwok Vol 12 (1) Jun-04
Gender Difference in Mathematical Ability Tang Kwok Chun Vol 11 (2) Oct-03
Making Learning Visible: A Harvard Researcher's View on Reggio Emilia's Application in Hong Kong Preschools Ben Mardell Vol 11 (2) Oct-03
Children, Television and Family Media Education Alice Lee Vol 11 (1) Apr-03
Change starts from the "Heart" Law Ling Chi Vol 11 (1) Apr-03
Family Environment and Children's Creativity Development Chan Lai Kwan Vol 10 (2) Oct-02
Where are the Children? Boyd Ho Vol 10 (2) Oct-02
Cultural Differences in Personality Structures between Australian and Chinese Young People Jasmine Ho Vol 9 (2) & 10 (1) Feb-02
Raise A Book Lover: Sharing from A Mother's Experience Law Ling Chi Vol 9 (2) & 10 (1) Feb-02
One Root One People: "My Newly Arrived Classmates" Vicky Tam Vol 9 (1) Jun-01
Sensation Seeking, Creativity, and Gifted Education Zhang Yu Ching Vol 9 (1) Jun-01
Outstanding versus Inferior Children's Literature Wong Kit Ching Vol 8 (2) Oct-00
The Development of Gifted Children: Emotion Education Simon Wong Vol 8 (2) Oct-00
Effectiveness of Punishment in Schools: The Importance of Fairness Ruth Fan &
Leung Kwok
Vol 8 (1) Jan-00
Teaching Primary Students Story Writing Julia Wan Vol 7 (2) Jun-99
Why Humor in Children Maria Chik Vol 7 (1) Oct-98
Sharing Humorous Books with Children Julia Wan Vol 7 (1) Oct-98
Emotional Expression and Children's Production of Art Lin Siu Fung Vol 6 (1) & (2) Jan-98
End Children's Nightmare: Exploration of Child Sexual Abuse in Hong Kong Priscilla Lui Vol 5 (2) Jan-97
Learning Chinese Language Betty Chan Vol 5 (1) Jul-96
The Recent Trends of Research on Child Development in Mainland China Chan Hui Chang Vol 5 (1) Jul-96
Using Literature to Facilitate the Cognitive and Affective Growth of Gifted and Talented Students Dorothy Sisk Vol 4 (2) Jan-96
Rethinking Mathematics Genius and Mental Arithmetic Cheung Zi Juan Vol 4 (2) Jan-96
Gender Role Development of Children Eva Bar-David Vol 4 (1) Jul-95
Wind Beneath The Wings Patricia Yeung Vol 4 (1) Jul-95
Attachment of Young Children Patricia Yeung Vol 3 (2) Jan-95
"What Laura is Teaching Us..." Edmund Anderson Vol 3 (2) Jan-95
Educational Programs for Gifted & Talented Children and Their Applications in Hong Kong Anna Hui Vol 3 (1) Jun-94
Green School: An Experiment in Alternative Education Simon Chau Vol 3 (1) Jun-94
Students Who Are Underachievers Robert McCall Vol 2 (2) Dec-93
Mathematical Thinking in Early Childhood Development Cheng Zi Juan Vol 2 (2) Dec-93
Music for Tomorrow Arlis Hiebert Vol 2 (1) Jun-93
What can we do for our creative and gifted children? Lau Sing Vol 2 (1) Jun-93
Creative Production John Feldhusen Vol 1 (2) Dec-92
Should girls receive literacy? Views of traditional Chinese society Clara Ho Vol 1 (2) Dec-92
The artist in your child: Expressive development of children Evangelos Afendras Vol 1 (1) Jun-92