Conversation Book Set & Classroom Manual (Set of 7)
Joseph Sparling, Ph.D., an early childhood educator and former schoolteacher and principal, is currently an investigator on Partners for Literacy, a national intervention study of Even Start programs. Sparling is the first author of LearningGames, The Abecedarian Curriculum, Partners for Learning, and Conversation Books, educational resources that have been used widely in the USA and abroad. He is a Fellow of the Frank Porter Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a Research Professor at Georgetown University. In addition to his work in the USA, Dr. Sparling has done curriculum development, training, and intervention in orphanages in Romania.