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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  • Discovering Nature with Young Children Complete Set w/VHS

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

    Product Code:
    409201 (Book and VHS Set)
    ISBN:
    978-1-929610-85-3 (Book and VHS Set)

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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.

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

    $51.00  
  • Discovering Nature with Young Children Trainer's Guide

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

    Product Code:
    406901 (Softbound)
    543239 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-192961039-6 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-323-9 (e-book)

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    Read a sample chapter of this book!

    This indispensable guide helps trainers and administrators introduce teaching staff to the complete Discovering Nature with Young Children curriculum—from planning to implementation. It features an introduction to scientific reasoning for adults, workshops to prepare teachers to use the curriculum, and strategies for supporting teachers through mentoring and guided discussions. The guide also includes detailed charts, forms and reproducible overheads for extended study and reflection.

    232 pages

    $34.95  
    $34.95  
  • 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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