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ERIC Number: EJ637831
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1082-3301
Shaping the Learning Environment: Connecting Developmentally Appropriate Practices to Brain Research.
Rushton, Stephen; Larkin, Elizabeth
Early Childhood Education Journal, v29 n1 p25-33 Fall 2001
Highlights connections between recent findings in brain research and principles of Developmentally Appropriate Practices, discussing implications for early childhood education practice. Explores the similarities between brain research findings and a constructivist approach in which environments are designed to gain the learner's attention, foster meaningful connections with prior understanding, and maximize short- and long-term memory through patterns and active problem solving. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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