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Children"s ways with science and literacy

Maria Varelas

Children"s ways with science and literacy

integrated multimodal enactments in urban elementary classrooms

by Maria Varelas

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Correlation with content subjects,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • EDUCATION / Curricula,
  • Language arts,
  • Urban Education,
  • EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Science & Technology,
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Literacy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMaria Varelas and Christine C. Pappas with Amy Arsenault ... [et al.].
    ContributionsPappas, Christine C., Arsenault, Amy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1585.3 .V35 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25393500M
    ISBN 109780415897846, 9780415897853, 9780203076910
    LC Control Number2012025135

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      For young children, listening to, reading, writing, and illustrating informational texts is a great way to build knowledge and vocabulary in science, social studies, and the arts—and a great foundation for success in school and life. - 10 outdoor literacy ideas inspired by the book, 15 Minutes Outside. Reading activities and writing activities to build skills during every season.

      In a nutshell – A nifty way to sneak in some EYFS teaching to pure fun. Write letters on the toy train track parts and let kids’ imagination go wild with building the paths and connecting different letters to make up some familiar words. Later, encourage children to say the letters out loud when their vehicles drive over the writings. Engaging Young Children in Science and Mathematics Nancy L. Gallenstein Wright State University The purpose of this article is to present various techniques that will engage young children, ages , in learning science and mathematics. Children actively engage in acquiring basic science and mathematics concepts as they explore their environment.


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