Active Experiences for Active Children: Science by Carol Seefeldt,Alice Galper,Ithel Jones PDF

By Carol Seefeldt,Alice Galper,Ithel Jones

Part of a chain of texts, Active reports for lively childrens: technological know-how, 3rd Edition, is exclusive to the industry by way of offering a theoretical starting place for educating technology to preschoolers and primary-grade kids along significant, standards-based, constructivist, hands-on studying "experiences" to lead academics of their perform. equipped round the nationwide technology schooling criteria and the Benchmarks for technology Literacy, the textconsists of transparent, concise, usable courses for making plans significant studying studies in technology for kids in childcare settings, preschool courses, Head commence and different federally funded courses, and kindergarten. Primary-grade kids might be engaged in energetic experiential studying in addition, and every event is prolonged to the early fundamental grades (grades 1-3). 


The stories during this e-book are significant simply because they:

·     are grounded in children’s pursuits and desires of their here-and-now world.

·     have integrity by way of content material key to science.

·     involve young ones in crew paintings, investigations, or initiatives in accordance with inquiry learning.

·     have continuity: One adventure builds on one other, forming an entire, coherent, built-in studying curriculum for youngsters as well as connecting the early early life surroundings to children’s houses and groups.

·     provide time and chance for kids to imagine and ponder their experiences.

·     provide the trainer with the chance to rfile and examine children’s learning.


Organized to deal with numerous audiences, the textual content is formatted in elements: half One deals a beginning for youngsters and technological know-how; half bargains thematic established devices filled with assets for academics, instructor techniques, and inquiry-based reports for kids. The content material has been elevated within the 3rd version to incorporate a brand new bankruptcy on enticing youngsters with the flora and fauna (Chapter 14), references to the newest studies on technology schooling from the nationwide Academies, up-to-date and elevated lists of books and websites for kids and adults, and new actions. This hugely- readable, straight forward sequence textual content is formatted with an attractive, conversational kind that may attach and resonate with its various readers.

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