The report establish a framework for the procedures, based on six tenets (Commitment to teaching, to students and to their learning; knowledge of science and mathematics; knowledge of students; knowledge of the art of teaching; science as a way of thinking; and reflection and professional growth) and makes thirteen proposals for a Modelling Methodology.
Source: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (UNL), March 2004
This guide is split into sections on play, child development, behaviour, inclusion, management, leadership, sustainability and parent partnerships but we hope you can use this guide as a reference point to help across all areas of your care. All the quotes used are from interviews we’ve published, which you can find using the handy index we’ve added at the end.
Hagit Mano, Kathleen Molina, Alissa Lange, and Irena Nayfeld
Oct 8, 2021
By Hagit Mano, Kathleen Molina, Alissa Lange, and Irena Nayfeld
Children engage in informal engineering when they explore materials, when they take things apart and put them back together, and when they create their own solutions to real problems. In this article we described how preschool children, with their teacher’s guidance, engaged in three-dimensional learning.
Source: Science & Children, Vol. 57, No. 2, September 2019
The following paper will operationalize STEM education key concepts and blend learning theories to build an integrated STEM education framework to assist in further researching integrated STEM education.
Source: International Journal of STEM Education, Vol. 3, No. 11, July 2016
The engineering design process—finding a problem, imagining and planning, creating, and improving—enables educators to engage young children’s minds in solving real problems, demonstrate that learning includes testing and revising, and help children explore a wide range of STEM topics.
Source: NAEYC, Young Children, Vol. 73, No. 4, September 2018