Elementary and Early Childhood Education
DINOSAUR ERA AND FOSSILS is one resource unit. It is hoped to serve as a resource to others as they guide the learning of young children. It is not a cut-and-dried, how-to-do-it book. But it is a collection of numerous learning experiences within the context of a unit setting. The various disciplines are not, and cannot, be separated; learning overlaps. With a central theme, young children will have many opportunities to examine, investigate, explore, experience and discover concepts of meaning. As the children approach the same concept from a number of experiences, they will have opportunities to formulate ideas, to test these ideas for validity and meaning, and to draw conclusions relevant for them.
Oelerich, M. L., Peterson, J., and Sandell, E. J. 1989. Creative Learning: A Curriculum for Preprimary Childre. Unit 8, Dinosaur Era and Fossils. Mankato, MN: The Children’s House, Minnesota State University.
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