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Title:
STEM play : integrating inquiry into learning centers
Author:
Englehart, Deirdre, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Lewisville, NC : Gryphon House, [2016]
Physical Description:
x, 174 pages ; 28 cm
Summary:
Describes activities to introduce children to aspects of the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields, including through art, dramatic play, movement, music, and literacy.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- How to use this book -- Ways to use learning centers -- Chapter 1. Enhancing the focus on STEM. Supporting STEM in centers ; Providing time and materials ; Planning for classroom management ; Behavior management -- Chapter 2. Art center. Examples of STEM learning ; Examples in other areas ; Art center activities: no theme ; Art center activities using the theme of color -- Chapter 3. Block center. Examples of STEM learning ; Examples in other areas ; Block center activities: no theme ; Block center activities using the zoo theme -- Chapter 4. Dramatic play center. Examples of STEM learning ; Examples in other areas ; Dramatic play center activities: no theme ; Dramatic play center activities using the restaurant theme -- Chapter 5. Literacy center. Examples of STEM learning ; Examples in other areas ; Literacy center activities: no theme ; Literacy center activities using the theme of castles, fairies, and bears, Oh my! -- Chapter 6. Mathematics center. Examples of STEM learning ; Examples in other areas ; Mathematic center activities: no theme ; Mathematics center activities using the theme of learning about myself and my world -- Chapter 7. Music and movement center. Examples of STEM learning ; Examples in other areas ; Music and movement activities: no theme ; music and movement center activities using the theme of sounds all around us -- Chapter 8. Science center. Examples of STEM learning ; Examples in other areas ; Science center activities: no theme ; Science center activities using the theme of all about me: my body -- Chapter 9. Assessing and enhancing children's thinking and understanding in Learning centers. Assessing developmental and content areas ; The teacher's role in play during learning centers ; Next steps: How to Integrate additional topics.
ISBN:
9780876594025
Format :
Book

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