Blocks to robots : learning with technology in the early childhood classroom
- Marina Umaschi Bers ; foreword by David Elkind.
- New York : Teachers College Press, c2008.
- Physical description
- xiv, 154 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Education Library (Cubberley)
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- Bers, Marina Umaschi.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-148) and index.
- Constructionism as developmentally appropriate practice
- Socioemotional and developmental contexts for learning with robotics
- Robotic manipulatives as learning tools
- Designing the environment: a practical guide.
- Publisher's Summary
- Research shows that attitudes about science, math, and technology start to form during the early schooling years. This pioneering book shows how to successfully use technology in the early childhood classroom. Grounded in a constructivist approach to teaching and learning, the author focuses on robotic manipulatives that allow children to explore complex concepts in a concrete and fun way. At the same time, she examines how this technology engages sensorimotor and socioemotional skills, which are fundamental for the healthy development of young children.
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- Publication date
- 9780807748473 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- 0807748471 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- 9780807748480 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- 080774848X (hardcover : alk. paper)
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