Science Webcast No. 1: Let's Do Science! Introduction to the Whys and Hows of Science During the Early Years

Domain 4 of the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework identifies domain elements and indicators that describe long-term learning goals in science for children ages three-to-five years old. Teachers learn about effective classroom strategies that promote the development of scientific knowledge in young children. Scientific skills and methods provide children with tools that help make sense of the world around them. Additional strategies focus on children practicing and refining skills used in the inquiry/discovery approach to learning. Domain 4: Science

Domain 7: Approaches to Learning

Research on school readiness indicates that children's approaches to learning are powerful predictors of their later success in school. Teachers build children's approaches to learning throughout the program day and across all kinds of planned and spontaneous experiences. Resources include strategies that promote and stimulate learning situations for children's development. Domain 7: Approaches to Learning

Domain 2: Literacy

Domain 2 of the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework identifies domain elements and indicators that describe long-term learning goals in literacy for children ages-three-to-five-years old. Teaching teams realize that language and literacy are interrelated. Literacy includes the domain elements of phonological awareness, book knowledge and appreciation, print awareness and concepts, early writing, and alphabet knowledge. Teachers learn about effective strategies that help children acquire necessary skills that promote the development of successful readers and writers. Domain 2: Literacy

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EHS Resources

Does Early Head Start Support Math and Science Development with Infants and Toddlers? Early Head Start Tip Sheet No. 29

Science Webcast Series No. 1: Let's Do Science! HHS/ACF/OHS. 2009. English. Streaming Video. 01:24:10.

Last Reviewed: May 2012

Last Updated: January 6, 2017