Early Childhood Education: A Constructivist Perspective
Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000 - Education - 492 pages
Serving as an orientation to early childhood education (ECE) for ages 0–8, this text's constructivist approach to learning encourages active involvement by asking students to observe, question, reflect, research, and analyze what early childhood educators do and why they do it.
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