Never Too Young for a Concept Mapby: Nancy L. Gallenstein

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This article provides ideas on how concept mapping can be adapted to reach early childhood learners when organizing their thoughts in a concrete and/or graphic/visual format, while connecting concepts and linking prior knowledge to new knowledge.

Grades
  • Elementary
Publication Date
9/1/2005

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  • on Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:39 AM

You usually think of using concept maps with upper elementary students and higher grades, but this article does it with primary students. Two concept maps are illustrated, but there is something different about them....they use concrete objects!! This article is worth the read by Pre-K to Second Grade teachers!

Betty Paulsell  (Kansas City, MO)
Betty Paulsell (Kansas City, MO)


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