Samuels, C. (2017, October 06). Helping Preschool Teachers Shake Off Fear of Science Education.

Preschool teachers don’t feel comfortable teaching science—and it shows in their classroom practice, according to a new study. But science education for young children doesn’t need to be a slog or a bore, said Hope K. Gerde, an associate professor at Michigan State University who was the lead author on the study. It just means capitalizing on children’s natural curiosity about the world around them.

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