Service Learning in the PreK-3 Classroom

Service Learning in the PreK-3 Classroom

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Among early childhood education books, this one stands in a class by itself. It is the only comprehensive, research-based guide for implementing service learning across the preK and early elementary curriculum. Based on field trials with over 2, 000 students and 215 educators, this pioneering resource presents all the background knowledge and skills you need to effectively use service learning in your preK or primary classroom. Rich in both theory and practice, the book combines best practices in service with differentiated content-based learning to meet the academic and social needs of young children in meaningful ways. The guide?s numerous sample service learning lesson plans are based on field-tested preK and early elementary classroom projects and correlated to national standards.The What, Why, and How-to Guide for Every Teacher Vickie E. Lake, Ithel Jones ... In recent years, service learning has gained a strong foothold in middle grade and secondary classrooms, and it is time to employ its many rich ... preservice teachers in our Florida State University program conducted field trials with over 3, 500 students in preschool through grade three. ... Chapter 5 includes forms and templates for introducing, brainstorming, planning, preparing, and organizing projects.

Title:Service Learning in the PreK-3 Classroom
Author:Vickie E. Lake, Ithel Jones
Publisher:Free Spirit Publishing - 2012


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