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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Published by Redleaf Press 10 Yorkton Court St. Paul, MN 55117 www.redleafpress.org © 2013 by Todd Wanerman All rights reserved. Unless otherwise noted on a specific page, no portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or capturing on any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a critical article or review to be printed in a magazine or newspaper, or electronically transmitted on radio, television, or the Internet. First edition 2013 Cover design by Jim Handrigan Cover photograph © Natalia Ulrikh/Veer Author photograph by Megan London Interior design by Percolator Typeset in ITC Stone Informal Interior photographs by Todd Wanerman, Megan London, Lisa Treadway, and Lindsey Freedman Illustration on page 33 by Sofia Dillingham Printed in the United States of America 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Excerpt from Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1986) is reprinted with the permission of Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Divison. Text © 1963, 1964, 1986 by Fall River Music, Inc. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Wanerman, Todd. From handprints to hypotheses : using the project approach with toddlers and twos / Todd Wanerman. p. cm. 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. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-1-60554-123-5 (pbk.) ISBN 978-1-60554-246-1 (e-book) 1. Project method in teaching. 2. Early childhood education—Curricula. I. Title. LB1139.35.P8W36 2013 371.3'6—dc23 2012032258 Printed on acid-free paper COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL