young investigators the project approach in the early years 2nd edition

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Young Investigators

Author : Judy Harris Helm
ISBN : 9780807756904
Genre : Education
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This bestseller provides an introduction to the project approach with step-by-step guidance for conducting meaningful investigations. The Third Edition has been expanded to include two new chaptersHow Projects Can Connect Children with Nature and Project Investigations as STEMand to assist teachers with younger children (toddlers) and older children (2nd grade).

Engaging Children S Minds

Author : Lilian Katz
ISBN : 1567505015
Genre : Education
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An introduction to the Project Approach to teaching children from preschool through the primary grades.

Windows On Learning

Author : Judy Harris Helm
ISBN : 9780807777145
Genre : Education
File Size : 57. 12 MB
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Completely updated, this popular guide provides teachers with a proven method for documenting (collecting, analyzing, and displaying) young children’s work. Written by teachers for teachers, it also shows principals, curriculum coordinators, and directors of early intervention programs how to develop children’s portfolios to share with parents or to use for assessment and other accountability purposes. “This lively, informative book poses a remarkable challenge to teachers—to grow themselves while growing young children. Being creatively accountable is hard work and the stories told here describe both the work, how it’s done, and its joyful rewards for teachers and children.” —Elizabeth Jones, Pacific Oaks College “This book provides a set of windows on children’s lives and how teachers can enter into those lives and enrich them through high-quality teaching. The authors have created an inspiring volume, a challenging set of ideas, and an invaluable resource for early childhood educators.” —Samuel J. Meisels, University of Michigan “[A] thoughtful, up-to-date guide to assessing and documenting children’s work. . . . The authors give clear, practical advice on how to collect, analyze, and display children’s work in meaningful ways.” —Scholastic Early Childhood Today (on first edition) “Many teachers find it frustrating to hear the rich and exciting learning experiences they provide described as ‘nothing.’ Windows on Learning skillfully addresses the challenge faced by early childhood educators wishing to share classroom experiences with parents, administrators, and peers. The authors offer a timely and fresh approach to documenting children’s learning and work.” —Childhood Education (on first edition)

Becoming Young Thinkers

Author : Judy Harris Helm
ISBN : 9780807773352
Genre : Education
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Continuing the exploration of project work in the author’s bestselling book, Young Investigators, Second Edition, this book is designed for preschool through primary grade teachers who know how to do project work but are ready to move to the next level. Focusing on how children become young thinkers, the book begins with mind, brain, and education science and instructional guidelines for all learning experiences, and then connects these to the rich foundation of the project approach. Helm provides specific strategies for deepening project work, including how to select meaningful topics, plan for projects, integrate standards (including the Common Core), support children's questioning, create provocations to promote engagement, and help children represent their ideas. This practical resource will extend practitioners’ knowledge about project-based learning so they can move beyond the basics to create project work that is more engaging, meaningful, and productive. Book Features: Vivid examples of deep project work from real classrooms (pre–K through 2nd grade). An analysis worksheet for applications of Dewey's vision of child-centered learning. Charts for integrating CCSS for English Language Arts and Mathematics in kindergarten projects. A teacher reflection form for evaluating the depth of project work. “Throughout the book, examples and suggestions make clear the important distinctions between the deep investigations involved in project work versus the fairly common superficial theme activities too often seen in preschool and elementary school classes.” —From the Foreword by Lilian G. Katz, past president, National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and professor emerita at the University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign

Moral Classrooms Moral Children

Author : Rheta DeVries
ISBN : 9780807753408
Genre : Education
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This classic bestseller, now updated for today's diverse teaching force and student populations, explores the benefits of sociomoral practices in the classroom. The authors draw on recent research to show how these approaches work with children ages 2–8. They focus on how to establish and maintain a classroom environment that fosters children's intellectual, social, moral, emotional, and personality development. Extending the work of Jean Piaget, the authors advocate for a cooperative approach that contrasts with the coercion and unnecessary control that can be seen in many classrooms serving young children. Practical chapters demonstrate how the constructivist approach can be embedded in a school program by focusing on specific classroom situations and activities, such as resolving conflict, group time, rule making, decision making and voting, social and moral discussions, cooperative alternatives to discipline, and activity time.

Lessons From Turtle Island

Author : Guy W. Jones
ISBN : 9781929610259
Genre : Education
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The first comprehensive guide to addressing Native American issues in teaching children.

Worms Shadows And Whirlpools

Author : Karen Worth
ISBN : 0325005737
Genre : Education
File Size : 70. 39 MB
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Based on the growing understanding that even the littlest learners are powerful thinkers and theory makers, this book identifies important science inquiry skills and concepts appropriate for the very young.

Foundations And Best Practices In Early Childhood Education History Theories And Approaches To Learning 3rd Edition

Author : Lissanna Follari
ISBN : 9780133569841
Genre : Education
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Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education: History, Theories, and Approaches to Learning (3rd Edition)

Observing And Recording The Behavior Of Young Children

Author : Dorothy H. Cohen
ISBN : 0807735752
Genre : Education
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This thoroughly revised and updated fourth edition outlines methods for keeping records that provide a realistic picture of a child's interactions and experiences in the classroom. Numerous records of teachers' observations of children from birth to age 8, some retained from previous editions, some newly added to reflect today's early childhood settings, enrich this work and make it concrete, accessible, and fun to read.

The Intentional Teacher

Author : Ann S. Epstein
ISBN : 1938113063
Genre : Education
File Size : 75. 85 MB
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How do preschoolers learn and develop? - What are the best ways to support learning in the early years? - This revised edition of The Intentional Teacher guides teachers to balance both child-guided and adult-guided learning experiences that respond to children's interests and focus on what they need to learn to be successful in school and life. - This edition includes: New chapters on science, social studies, and approaches to learning - Updated, expanded information on social and emotional development, physical development and health, language and literacy, math, and the creative arts - Practical teaching strategies that are illustrated with classroom-based anecdotes - Intentional teaching does not happen by chance.

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