ERIC Number: EJ574167
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Learning Spiral: Taking the Lead from How Young Children Learn.
Dever, Martha T.; Hobbs, Deborah E.
Childhood Education, v75 n1 p7-11 1998
Describes use of the Learning Spiral and its stages--engage, investigate, share, and assess--to create a developmentally appropriate, child-centered learning environment for science instruction. Focuses on second-grade students' investigation of owls' behavior. Considers the learning partnership between teacher and students and the individual inquiries and activities students pursued during learning, including writing, data gathering, and spatial skills. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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