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Author Wanerman, Todd.

Title From handprints to hypotheses : using the project approach with toddlers and twos / Todd Wanerman
Edition First edition
Published St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 142 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Toddlers and Projects: Some Definitions; Chapter 2: Toddlers and Projects: Basic Practices; Chapter 3: First Steps: Exploring Project Materials and Themes; The Easel: Mastering Separation as Art Project; Rain Painting: Exploring Weather, Time, and Texture; The Big Pumpkin Project: Exploring Seasons with Paper and Paint; Wax Resist: An Early Multistep Project; Gluing Projects: Variations on a Reggio Classic; Birthday Crowns: Using Cultural Traditions as Inquiry Projects; The Lei See Project: Parts to a Whole
Chapter 4: Discovering Sequences and SymbolsThe Canvas Project: A Yearlong Introduction to Projects; Chapter 5: New Dimensions in Thinking and Constructing; The Lion Head Project: Transformations and Mastery of Fears; The Abiyoyo Project: Turning Favorite Books into Art and Drama Projects; The Batman Project: Exploring Character and Anatomy; Conclusion; Suggested Reading; References; Index
Summary "From Handprints to Hypotheses focuses on using the project approach--a teaching strategy that enables you to guide children through in-depth studies of real world topics--to scaffold very young children's early learning. It provides information on creating sensory-based experiences--developmentally appropriate for toddlers and twos--that bring new perspectives and activities into the classroom"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 134-136) and index
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Subject Early childhood education -- Curricula.
Project method in teaching.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1605542466 (electronic bk.)
9781605542461 (electronic bk.)