ERIC Number: EJ798816
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
Engaging Young Children in Science and Mathematics
Gallenstein, Nancy L.
Journal of Elementary Science Education, v17 n2 p27-41 Fall 2005
The purpose of this article is to present various techniques that will engage young children, ages 3-8, in learning science and mathematics. Children actively engage in acquiring basic science and mathematics concepts as they explore their environment. The methods presented are intended to meet the developmental levels of young learners as they make connections with science and mathematics. Also included is a review of science and mathematics content and process skills appropriate for early childhood age learners.
Descriptors: Young Children, Science Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Scientific Concepts, Student Motivation, Mathematics Skills, Science Process Skills, Preschool Children, Primary Education, Inquiry, Relevance (Education), Problem Solving, Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Cooperative Learning, Interaction, Educational Games, Play, Competence, Integrated Curriculum
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Kindergarten; Preschool Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED544376