Peggy Ashbrook

I write the Early Years column in Science and Children and am interested in bringing the early childhood education world and the science educator world closer together through collaborations. Add your expertise or questions to the NSTA Early Years blog at www.nsta.org/earlyyears

Location

VA

Affiliation

early childhood programs

Recent Posts by Peggy

Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:28 PM in Float/Sink for Younger Grades
Best part of teaching--sharing the joy and excitment of exploration with children of any age! Peggy

Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:54 PM in Float/Sink for Younger Grades
Hi James, Those sound like great explorations for the upper elementary and middle school students. Best wishes, Peggy

Mon May 20, 2019 11:50 AM in Gardening at school with young children
I usually start seeds indoors in newspaper pots 3-4 weeks before I can put them outside for at least part of the day, and then another 1-2 weeks before I can transplant them into the ground, after the most likely last freeze date and when the soil warms up. The NOAA National Centers for Environmental Education's "Day-of-Last-Spring-Freeze-Map" is very helpful in determining when you can plant in ...





Recent Public Collections by Peggy




The Early Years: Where Did the Water Go?
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Safety First: Modeling Safety in Clay Use
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Plants

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Assessing Students’ Ideas About Plants
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Students' Ideas About Plants: Results from a National Study
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Questioning

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HANDLING CHILDREN’S QUESTIONS by Wynne Harlen.pdf
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Working with Young Children--Questions and questioning.pdf
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