ERIC Number: EJ819255
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
Got Standards? Don't Give up on Engaged Learning!
Young Children, v63 n4 p14-20 Jul 2008
Engagement and integration increase when children have an opportunity to investigate something of great interest to them and have a say in what they learn about the topic. Helm explains how to use webs to introduce required concepts and skills and integrate standards in the project approach. She walks readers through five steps to making an anticipatory planning web, using a shoe project as an example.
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Educational Experience, Child Role, Decision Making, Academic Achievement, Kindergarten
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Kindergarten
Authoring Institution: N/A