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children sitting with each other
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Young Children
June 1, 2021

What Are You Thinking? Scaffolding Thinking to Promote Learning

Classrooms that incorporate child-directed experiences offer many opportunities for children to uncover their ideas, to generate questions, and to construct their own knowledge.

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Authored by: Angela K. Salmon María Ximena Barrera
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A classroom space children turned into a command center
Article
Young Children
July 1, 2017

مشروع مركز القيادة: التخلص من التوتر المرافق للمنهاج الدراسي المستجد The Command Center Project: Resolving My Tensions with Emergent Curriculum

مع توفر مجموعة واسعة من الخيارات المتزايدة في التعقيد فيما يخص تعليم الطفولة المبكرة نجد أن المعلمات والإداريات يقمن بصورة دائمة بعملية تقييم للنماذج والنُهج والمواد التي تدعم تعلم الأطفال وأكثرها نجاعة في ذلك

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Authored by: Luvy Vanegas-Grimaud
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a child working on a craft project with grass, sticks, and sand
Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2021

Reflecting on the Fish Tank: Using the Project Approach to Make Connections

Using a fish tank as a project is a great way for teachers to provoke children’s thought, to engage them in the process of representing their learning, and to support their reflections.

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Authored by: Andrea Anderson Jennifer Klutz Cindy G. McGaha
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Children outside learning about city buildings
Article
Young Children
March 1, 2017

تطبيق نهج التعلم القائم على المشاريع في فصول الدمج: المحاولة الأولى لإحدى المعلمات لاستخدام التعلم القائم على المشاريع Implementing the Project Approach in an Inclusive Classroom: A Teacher’s First Attempt With Project-Based Learning (Voices)

The most powerful learning I have gleaned from my work with the project approach is that when children learn to inquire, they are learning how to learn. They are empowered to ask questions and seek answers.

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Authored by: Stacey Alfonso
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A young boy watching a young girl writing in a notebook
Article
Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2019

Metamorphosis: Life Cycle in a Box

What if there were a sturdier option than butterflies for learning about metamorphosis—one that children could hold? Good news! This is possible when you study mealworms.

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Authored by: Sara Starbuck
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Three children looking at leaves
Blog
August 6, 2019

Connecting our Nature Walks to the Classroom

If the environment is the third teacher, there is no better classroom environment than the outdoors. I use our experiences and my notes and pictures as inspiration for our curriculum.

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Authored by: Daniela Silver
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Student looking at warhol effect on laptop
Blog
April 23, 2018

The Making of an Art Museum: A Preschool Project

In this Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool, the children’s interest in art grew, so they decided to open a classroom art museum.

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Authored by: Sarah West
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Girl looking at her shadow
Blog
January 18, 2017

¿Qué hay en una sombra?

What is a Shadow? Denise Nelson and her class of preschoolers in Worcester, MA tried to answer that question over the course of a three-week exploration—both indoors and out

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Authored by: Denise Nelson
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Girl looking at her shadow
Blog
January 18, 2017

What's in a Shadow?

What is a Shadow? Denise Nelson and her class of preschoolers in Worcester, MA tried to answer that question over the course of a three-week exploration—both indoors and out

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Authored by: Denise Nelson
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