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Learning Centers In American Elementary Schools - Basic Learning Centers
... According to Dodge, Colker, and Heroman, the art center allows children to visually express themselves ... Children also learn how to critically evaluate their artwork, as well as the artwork as others, helping them to practice and develop their cognitive skills, language skills, and aesthetics ... The blocks center gives children an opportunity to recreate experiences, and explore the elements and complexities of structures ...
Vocabulary Development in School-age Children
... Once children have gained a level of vocabulary knowledge, new words are learned through explanations using familiar, or "old" words ... When children reach school-age, context and implicit learning are the most common ways in which their vocabularies continue to develop ... By this time, children learn new vocabulary mostly through conversation and reading ...
Music Together - Philosophy
... Music Together starts with the premise that all children are musical, and that they can achieve basic music competence provided their music ... to learning that takes into account how children really learn at different developmental stages in their lives ... Because very young children learn primarily through play, the program provides a fun, relaxed environment with a nonformal teaching approach ...
How Children Learn
... How Children Learn is a nonfiction book by educator John Holt, first published in 1967 ... focuses on Holt's interactions with young children, and his observations of children learning ... From these experiences he attempts to make sense of how and why children do the things they do ...

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