Engaging Children's Minds: The Project Approach / Edition 1

Engaging Children's Minds: The Project Approach / Edition 1

by Lilian G. Katz, Sylvia C. Chard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0893915432

ISBN-13: 9780893915438

Pub. Date: 01/28/1989

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Now in its third edition, this book shows teachers how to incorporate the Project Approach into early childhood curricula, engaging children intellectually and heightening their capacities for thinking, hypothesizing, reasoning, and expressing their natural curiosity.

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Now in its third edition, this book shows teachers how to incorporate the Project Approach into early childhood curricula, engaging children intellectually and heightening their capacities for thinking, hypothesizing, reasoning, and expressing their natural curiosity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780893915438
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
200

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword to the First Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Chapter 1. Introduction to the Project Approach
Chapter 2. Principles of Practice in the Early Years
Chapter 3. Project Work in Action
Chapter 4. Features of the Project Approach
Chapter 5. Issues in Selecting Topics for Projects
Chapter 6. Teacher Planning
Chapter 7. Phase I: Getting Projects Started
Chapter 8. Phase II: Projects in Progress
Chapter 9. Phase III: Concluding Projects
Chapter 10. Drawing in the Context of a Project
Chapter 11. The Project Approach in Perspective
Appendix A. Houses: How Are They Built?
Appendix B. Guidelines for a Project on Seedpods
Appendix C. Dramatic Play in the Hospital
Appendix D. Instructions for Children: How to Make your Own Book
Appendix E. Project Webs for Going Shopping, Weather, and a Construction Site
Appendix F. School Bus Webs for Younger and Older Children Appendix G. Zoom Web on Homes
Appendix H. A Walk Around the School
Appendix I. Project Web for "How we Get our Fish"
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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