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Big Science for Growing Minds: Constructivist Classrooms for Young Thinkers (Early Childhood Education Series) Jacqueline Grennon Brooks

Big Science for Growing Minds: Constructivist Classrooms for Young Thinkers (Early Childhood Education Series)

Jacqueline Grennon Brooks

Published June 3rd 2011
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Kindle Edition
193 pages
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Strong evidence from recent brain research shows that the intentional teaching of science is crucial in early childhood. Big Science for Growing Minds describes a groundbreaking curriculum that invites readers to rethink science education through aMoreStrong evidence from recent brain research shows that the intentional teaching of science is crucial in early childhood. Big Science for Growing Minds describes a groundbreaking curriculum that invites readers to rethink science education through a set of unifying concepts or big ideas. Using an integrated learning approach, the author shows teachers how to use readily available, low-cost items to create a safe classroom setting that fosters hands-on learning and exploration of real-life problems. The text includes classroom activities that connect science learning to mathematics, technology, art, and literacy.