This chapter discusses: (a) theories and practices in early childhood science education (i.e., preschool through 3rd grade) in relation to teaching for conceptual change, (b) research on methods of professional development in early childhood science education, and (c) innovative approaches to integrating scientific practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas with early childhood professional development.
Hong, S., Torquati, J. and Molfese, V. (2013), "Theory Guided Professional Development in Early Childhood Science Education", Learning Across the Early Childhood Curriculum (Advances in Early Education and Day Care, Vol. 17), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 1-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0270-4021(2013)0000017005Download as .RIS
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