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This course will concentrate on the theories and history of early childhood constructivist science activities. Content will include the creation and completion of hands-on, inquiry based science activities and observation assessment techniques. The approaches reflect the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) early learning standards, the Maine Early Learning Guidelines (MELG) and the National Science Education Standards (NSES) on scientific inquiry.
Required Text: Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder
ISBN-10: 156512605X; ISBN-13: 978-1565126053 Published by Algonquin Books, $14.95