ERIC Number: ED491296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 33
Young Children as Explorers: Interactive Learning Experiences
Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education
This curriculum, designed for young children ages 3-6, focuses on math, science, and social studies and includes integrated activities to use with over 30 software titles. Young Children as Explorers: Interactive Learning Experiences addresses learning standards established by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics, National Research Council, and National Council for the Social Studies; provides ideas for adapting activities for children with disabilities; contains suggestions and activities for family involvement; and includes resources for adaptive equipment, software, and supplies. This document is organized into the following chapters: (1) Overview; (2) The Preschool Classroom Environment; (3) Activities; (4) Family Involvement; (5) Adaptations for Access; and (6) Resources.
Descriptors: Teachers, Integrated Activities, Disabilities, Computer Software, Classroom Environment, Young Children, Family Involvement, Assistive Technology
Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, 32 Horrabin Hall, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455. Tel: 309-298-1634; Fax: 309-298-2305; Web site: http://www.wiu.edu/thecenter.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Illinois Univ., Macomb. Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education.