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Math & Science

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication

Time Frame:
2 class periods that run 45 minutes each.

Group Size:
Large Groups


 

Summary:
Concepts to teach young children about math and science. The process to accomplishing that. Activities to demonstrate what can be done with children.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Early Childhood Education I
Strand 2 Standard 2

Create DAP learning experiences for preschoolers.

Career Connections:

  • Childcare worker, teacher

Materials:
Power Point projector or copy of summary sheet. Sets of keys and buttons for activity.

Background For Teachers:
Read text book listed in bibliography.

Attachments

Web Sites

  • Mathematically Correct
    Opposes DAP guidelines and presents divers public policy, research and opinion papers supporting the use of direct instruction using paper and pencil worksheets for teaching math. Could lead to critical thinking or debate.

Student Prior Knowledge:
It would be helpful to have worked with children in a child care setting. Basic math and science classes would be helpful.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will have a list of ideas to draw from for lesson planning.

Instructional Procedures:
Follow lesson plan, attached. Use power point presentation and follow group activities.

Attachments

Web Sites

Assessment Plan:
Students will successfully complete quiz on Math & Science. Students will hand in notes they have taken as a resource for lesson planning.

Educators:
Contact resources@uen.org using your education email address if you would like copies of the test / exam for this lesson plan. Be sure to include the Lesson Plan title in your email request.

Bibliography:
State curriculum guide, "Introduction to Early Childhood Education" by Brewer (ISBN# 0-205-32657-9)

Author:
WENDY CRAPO

Created Date :
Jun 28 2003 18:38 PM

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