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Ingrid Chalufour

Biography: Ingrid Chalufour is lead developer of Foundations of Science Literacy and senior curriculum developer at Language, Literacy, and Early Learning at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC). She has decades of experience designing outstanding instructional materials for teachers who serve children birth to eight. Ingrid holds a master's degree from the University of Maine.

Ingrid Chalufour's Books

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  • Discovering Nature with Young Children Complete Set w/VHS

    Authors: Karen Worth, Ingrid Chalufour, Education Development Center, Inc.
    Product Code: 409201
    ISBN: 978-1-929610-85-3

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    Let's do real science! The first unit in the innovative Young Scientist series, Discovering Nature with Young Children guides teachers through an inquiry-based curriculum that builds on children's natural curiosity about the living world around them.

    From indoor terrarium and planting projects to outdoor animal searches and habitat discussions, the step-by-step curriculum guide leads you through preparing yourself and your classroom; guiding children through both open and focused science explorations; and observing, assessing, and documenting their learning.

    The comprehensive trainer's guide and video give teachers an in-depth look—and visual tour—of the complete Discovering Nature with Young Children curriculum. The guide takes teachers through the curriculum step-by-step with discussion plans, sample charts and forms, and extensive resource suggestions. The full-color video contains eight real-life vignettes of the curriculum in use in the classroom.


    If you want to do serious science in your preschool classroom, this resource-rich curriculum gives you all the tools you need.

     
  • Building Structures with Young Children Teacher's Guide

    Authors: Ingrid Chalufour, Karen Worth, Education Development Center, Inc.
    Product Code: 409301
    ISBN: 978-192961050-1

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    From playground equipment to skyscrapers, structures have a major role in our lives. The second topic in the Young Scientist series, Building Structures with Young Childrenpresents to teachers explorations that deepen children's understanding of building block structures—including concepts such as gravity, stability, and balance.

    Looking at science in a new way, this nationally field-tested curriculum supports the early development of important science-inquiry skills such as questioning, investigating, discussing, and formulating ideas and theories—all aimed at helping children

    · Learn to build with a variety of materials.
    · Experience how forces such as gravity, compression, and tension affect a structure's stability.
    · Understand how the characteristics of materials affect a structure's stability.
    · Develop scientific dispositions including curiosity, eagerness to explore, an open mind, and delight in being a builder.

    For teachers who want children to do serious science—not just passively experience it— this resource-rich curriculum gives you all the tools you need. Subject areas in this curriculum correlate to the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework. Softbound, 168 pgs.

     
  • Building Structures with Young Children VHS

    Authors: Ingrid Chalufour, Karen Worth, Education Development Center, Inc.
    Product Code: 409401
    ISBN: 409401

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    This full-color video helps teachers develop skills in inquiry-based teaching and science education. It presents eight real-life vignettes of the curriculum in action for observation, reflection, and discussion.

     
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