Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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In the new science classroom, teachers still offer instruction, but more students are getting out of their seats - and even out of the school building – for their lessons. Learning science by doing science is fast gaining traction as educators heed warnings that the economic health of the nation demands a science- and tech-savvy workforce.
Skye Mada and Laz Rizor-Mossgrove plant lima beans with the help of instructor Kaitlin Bear in their kindergarten class at Moorestown Friends School. "Kids want to understand the physical world," said Barbara Kreider, chair of the school
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Skye Mada and Laz Rizor-Mossgrove plant lima beans with the help of instructor Kaitlin Bear in their kindergarten class at Moorestown Friends School. "Kids want to understand the physical world," said Barbara Kreider, chair of the school's science department.
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