|Title:||Project Work in a Program Serving Highly Diverse Communities|
|Spanish Version:||El trabajo de proyectos en un programa que sirve a comunidades muy diversas
|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
(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.