ERIC Number: ED482953
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
DASH: Developmental Approaches in Science, Health and Technology. Instructional Guide.
Pottenger, Francis M. III; Young, Donald B.; Brennan, Carol Ann; Pottenger, Larma M.
The Developmental Approaches in Science, Health and Technology (DASH) program provides opportunities for students to experience the worlds of scientists and technologists in elementary classrooms. It aims to build an understanding of technology and science through constructivism and hands-on science for K-6 graders. This instructional guide introduces the DASH program and presents its instructional strategies. Contents include: (1) Introduction; (2) DASH Instructional Strategies; (3) Grouping; (4) Inquiry Model; (5) Questioning; (6) Integration; (7) Technology; (8) Assessment; (9) Support; and (10) Addendum. (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Hands on Science, Inquiry, Kindergarten, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Technology
DASH Project, Curriculum Research and Development Group, Office of Dissemination and Outreach, University of Hawaii, 1776 University Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96822. Tel: 808-956-4969; Tel: 800-799-8111 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Curriculum Research and Development Group.
Note: Additional support from Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. For grades K-5, see SE 067 327-332.