Early Childhood Science Education

Early Childhood Science Education

At an early age, all children have the capacity and propensity to observe, explore, and discover the world around them (NRC 2012). These are basic abilities for science learning that can and should be encouraged and supported among children in the earliest years of their lives. The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) affirms that learning science and engineering practices in the early years can foster children’s curiosity and enjoyment in exploring the world around them and lay the foundation for a progression of science learning in K–12 settings and throughout their entire lives. This statement focuses primarily on children from

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Pre-K Student Starts Recycling Project at Amazing Explorers

A great community effort may be inspired by a Amazing Explorers. Pre-K Student student Easton Potts took his concern about saving the trees in Oviedo to his teachers and campus director implementing a recycling program in school. The concept is simple, but the results could be huge. “I want this project to be large”,  Easton said. “It makes me really sad to see trees cut in my community.” Since presenting the idea to his teachers and campus director, recycling bins are available in Amazing Explorers Academy classrooms for students, teachers, and families to drop off recycling materials from home and their own classrooms. Easton went

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Oviedo preschool goes high tech

[themeone_section type=”boxed” bgcolor=”” txtcolor=”” decotop=”” decobot=””] Fox 35 Orlando went inside a Central Florida preschool that is teaching kids to strive as our next generation. The kids are learning the basics: math, science and teamwork – – but in a new way. The school, Little Explorers Academy, uses what appear as simple kid toys but really pack a lot of sophisticated technology. “It’s the twenty first century. That’s our society and they need to learn it right way,” says teacher Sue Chow. Kids work together to program robots, make movies and learn computers. The processes may be overly simplified but the

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Amazing Explorers – Eyewitness News

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