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Age in Action
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1. To recognize children’s first literature as a means of socialization to aging and older people.
2. To identify children’s books that reflect basic principles of gerontology theory.
3. To help primary school teachers, grandparents, and others interested in human development use books and activities to capture children’s attention.
4. To identify a unit of six brief, overlapping modules, each with objectives, activities, and recommended readings.
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Ansello, E. (2017). Gerontology Theory Communicated in the Primary Grades through Picture Books. Age in Action, 33(1), 1-7.
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