Teaching STEM In The Early Years: Activities for Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Product Code: 541211
More than 85 activities that support and extend children's learning in the four STEM disciplines
Teaching STEM in The Early Years: Activities for Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Stimulate and engage children's thinking as you integrate STEM experiences throughout your classroom. These engaging, developmentally appropriate activities maximize children's learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Each experience combines at least two STEM disciplines and incorporates materials and situations that are interesting and meaningful to children. Use this book to discover the many possibilities for teaching STEM to young children, including ideas for
With the growing focus on early childhood mathematics and science, this book is a much-needed resource for every early childhood classroom. It will encourage you to think differently about STEM education, and you will see how easy it is to accommodate curriculum goals and learning standards in math and science activities.
- Learning centers
- Cooking, art, music, block play, and sensory table activities
- Outdoor time
- A project-centered curriculum
- Quick activities that require minimal preparation
- Field trips
Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 320 pgs.
Review by: Jaumal Davis, Preschool Intervention Teacher, Cincinnati Public Schools - February 5, 2013
Creative and innovative STEM learning centers. The clear visuals and comprehensive lesson overviews allow for seamless lesson creation and implementation.
Review by: Carla Johnson, Associate Professor of Science Education, U of Cincinnati - January 25, 2013
A great resource for easing teachers into the world of STEM. Dr. Moomaw has assembled an easy to use guide for teachers to navigate the waters of integration based upon best practices and her many years of experience in this realm. A must have for all!