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ERIC Number: EJ574177
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0966-9760
Science Education in Kindergarten: Sociocognitive Perspective.
Ravanis, Konstantinos; Bagakis, George
International Journal of Early Years Education, v6 n3 p315-27 Oct 1998
Examines didactic strategies used for introducing preschoolers to the natural sciences. Describes general characteristics of activities based on empiricist or Piagetian theory of cognitive development. Discusses a new sociocognitive approach for developing natural-science kindergarten activities within the framework of Neo-Piagetian, socioconstructive, and Vygotskian theories. Presents research findings related to children's understanding of an activity on gasification. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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