What can you add to your early childhood classroom that will immerse children in rich learning, reduce challenging behaviors, and develop confidence as well as critical thinking and problem-solving skills? A makerspace! Filled with colorful photographs taken in real early childhood settings, this book will guide you step-by-step in making a makerspace that invites young children to boldly explore materials and create something only they can imagine. Discover how to: draft a plan and gather materials,… More »
Grades K - 2. Teach scientific concepts and the inquiry process with hands-on investigations that improve students' critical thinking skills. Students will learn the scientific process and build content knowledge through collaborative group investigations. Scaffolded activities support differentiation and extension activities are included. Each Guide includes a Resource CD with reproducibles. 176 pages.
As honeybees gather and store pollen, young children gather and store concepts through play and repeating patterns of movement. Sandra Duncan, Sue Penix, and Sally Haughey explore this concept with in-depth knowledge and share creative ways to brighten the youngest imaginations. The Honeycomb Hypothesis will grow your teaching practices with new ideas, materials and activities, celebrating the magic that happens when children and nature are brought together. The book includes The Honeycomb Hypothesis,… More »