Promoting Critical Thinking in Early Childhood - Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Description:
Lee explains the importance and benefits of understanding how young children develop inquiry skills, and notes that “if we, as educators, can harness the natural curiosity of children, we will help them develop critical thinking skills and facilitate inquiry while fueling their natural passion for learning.” The article also describes the characteristics of classrooms that utilize inquiry-based learning and provides tips for integrating two elements important to developing inquiry: play-based learning and creating the environment. 
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Free
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Publication Date:
2016
Author:
Davenia J Lea
Publisher:
Journal of Adventist Education
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Silver Spring, MD  20904-6600

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FAX: 301 622 9627
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URL: http://jae.adventist.org
Order Information:
Journal of Adventist Education, Volume 78, Issue 3
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Language:
English
Resource Type:
Internet Resources; Serial Publications
Resource Objective:
Instruction: Teaching Tools
Level:
0-2 years-Kindergarten
Audience:
Teacher / Faculty
Religious Origin:
Seventh-day Adventist