Head Start pre school teacher Dian Wise presents a big book on measurement to four and five years olds. For youngsters that young, a yard stick is something new. The lesson is part of a regional literacy based research project sponsored by the University of Texas Children's Learning Institute.
Wise received specialized curriculum training on how to after the story give youngsters a new look at math and science. Jennifer Glover is the teacher's mentor in the study. " These teachers are very innovative and they are very cooperative and eager to learn new concepts new ideas and new things for the benefit of the children."