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DeVries, Rheta
Ramps & pathways : a constructivist approach to physics with young children / Rheta DeVries and Christina Sales
Alternate Title Ramps and pathways : a constructivist approach to physics with young children
Constructivist approach to physics with young children
Washington, D.C. : National Association for the Education of Young Children, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 372.35 DEV    AVAILABLE
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 372.35 DEV c.2  AVAILABLE
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 372.35 DEV c.3  AVAILABLE
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 372.35 DEV c.4  AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Physics -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Physics -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Early childhood education
Constructivism (Education)
Physical Description vii, 103 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 23 cm
Note "NAEYC item #352"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-102) and index
Contents Can I have your shovel? -- Ramps materials -- Thinking about children's thinking (or, why we take a "constructivist" approach) -- Doing constructivist physical science -- Mental relationships children can construct -- Ten principles of teaching : working with children in Ramps & Pathways activities -- The story of Nani (or, a case where Ramps & Pathways made a difference)
Summary Provides an introduction to constructivist physics with classroom examples illustrating how children construct knowledge. Shows how to promote children's scientific reasoning by engaging them in active experimentation
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Sales, Christina
National Association for the Education of Young Children

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