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Everyday STEAM for the early childhood classroom, integrating the arts into STEM teaching, Margaret Loring Merrill

Everyday STEAM for the Early Childhood Classroom offers a rich, rewarding pathway for early childhood educators integrating the arts into STEM instruction across ages 0-8
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Endorsement -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Why I Wrote This Book -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- Ways to Use This Resource and Guide in Your Classroom -- How We Begin Teaching STEM -- Framing Our Work With Young Children to Meet Their Needs: Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) -- Guidelines for Developmentally Appropriate Practice -- Understanding Prior Knowledge and Its Place in Meaningful Learning -- Defining and Understanding the Process of Asking Meaningful Questions -- Types of Questioning and Expected Response Or Behavior From the Child -- Misconceptions and Naïve Understandings: How We Can Work With Them to Enrich Learning -- Moving a Young Learner Beyond His/Her Comfort Zone With Scaffolding -- Knowing What Our Students Are Learning: Informal Assessment -- Include Those Who Know Your Student Best: Family Outreach and Inclusion -- How Children Learn Best and Brain Development in Early Childhood -- How the Foundation for Learning Success Is Built in Early Childhood: The Science of Brain Development in Early Childhood -- A Look at Lesson Plans and Activities -- A Concluding Introductory Thought: Let's Look at Bias in the Classroom -- 2 The Joy of Creative Arts -- Introduction -- Theater/Drama/Puppetry -- Music -- Singing -- Movement/Dance -- Visual Arts -- Creative Writing -- Photography/Filming -- The Creative Arts and STEM Lesson Plan -- Bringing It All Together -- Save the Project -- Extension -- Project Choice -- Conclusion -- 3 Science in Early Childhood Education -- Introduction -- How Young Children Learn Science and Ways Educators Can Support Them -- Constructivism and Its Role in the Science Classroom -- Knowledge to Practice: How Do We Get From Here to There? -- Practices -- Crosscutting Concepts
Literary Form
non fiction
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (235 pages)
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