ERIC Number: EJ656727
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Active Learning: The Way Children Construct Knowledge.
Hohmann, Mary; Weikart, David P.
Journal of At-Risk Issues, v8 n1 p25-28 Spr 2002
The High/Scope approach to early childhood education promotes the belief that active learning is fundamental to the development of human potential and occurs most effectively in settings that provide developmentally appropriate learning opportunities. Describes five ingredients of active learning (materials, manipulation, choice, language from children, and support from adults), explaining children's and adults' roles in active learning programs. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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