About the Author:

Karen Worth is a senior scientist at Education Development Center (EDC) and is a graduate level instructor in the early childhood education department at Wheelock College.

Karen Worth 's Books

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  • Building Structures with Young Children Trainer's Guide

    Authors: Ingrid Chalufour, Karen Worth, Education Development Center, Inc.

    Product Code:
    409601 (Softbound)
    543222 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-192961051-8 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-322-2 (e-book)

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    The trainer’s guide is an indispensable handbook for introducing your staff to the Building Structures with Young Children curriculum—from planning through implementation. Special sections outline the curriculum and introduce scientific reasoning to adults, and eight workshops detail the complete curriculum. The guide also covers strategies for supporting teachers through mentoring and guided discussions, and includes detailed charts, forms, and reproducible overheads for extended study and reflection.

    232 pages

    $34.95  
    $34.95  
  • Building Structures with Young Children Teacher's Guide

    Authors: Ingrid Chalufour, Karen Worth, Education Development Center, Inc.

    Product Code:
    409301 (Softbound)
    543215 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-192961050-1 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-321-5 (e-book)

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    NSTA Recommends

    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.

    168 pages

    $25.95  
    $25.95  
  • Discovering Nature with Young Children Teacher's Guide

    Authors: Ingrid Chalufour, Karen Worth, Education Development Center, Inc.

    Product Code:
    407001 (Softbound)
    543154 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-192961038-9 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-315-4 (e-book)

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    NSTA Recommends

    Let's do real science! Discovering Nature with Young Children is an inquiry-based curriculum that builds on children's natural curiosity about the living world.

    The curriculum guide helps you prepare yourself and and your classroom for a new approach to science learning. It then assists you in planning open and focused explorations, ranging from indoor terraria to outdoor animal searches and habitat discussions. You will also learn how to better observe, assess, and document the children's learning.

    $25.95  
    $25.95  
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