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Title: Project Work in a Program Serving Highly Diverse Communities
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/blogs/perspectives/highly-diverse/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: El trabajo de proyectos en un programa que sirve a comunidades muy diversas
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/blogs/perspectives/highly-diverse-sp/
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Project Approach
Science
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: SCIENCE
SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PROJECT APPROACH
Goals: 12. Explore concepts and information about the physical, earth, and life sciences.
31. Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
Learning Standards: 12.A. Understand that living things grow and change.
12.B. Understand that living things rely on the environment and/or others to live and grow.
31.A. Develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
31.C. Demonstrate an ability to prevent, manage, and resolve interpersonal conflicts in constructive ways.
Benchmarks: 12.A.ECa. Observe, investigate, describe, and categorize living things.
12.B.ECa. Describe and compare basic needs of living things.
31.A.ECc. Interact easily with familiar adults.
31.B.ECa. Interact verbally and nonverbally with other children.
31.B.ECb. Engage in cooperative group play.
31.C.ECa. Begin to share materials and experiences and take turns.