Roosevelt (American president) Theodore Roosevelt (American president) Salman Rushdie (British author) Antonin Scalia (US Supreme Court Justice) Shakira (Colombian pop singer) Howard Stringer (Welsh executive director for Sony) Louis Theroux (British document maker) H. Imagination and its contribution to the Learning Process in Science. G. Marilyn Fleer. Wells (British author) Gough Whitlam (Australian prime minister) Woodrow Wilson (American president) Conceptual and theoretical insights – Conceptual and Theoretical Insights for the Young Learner in Science. History is the foundation for good citizens.
Marilyn Fleer. And, perhaps the most importantly, history has helped make thoughtful and discerning citizens. Information Construction within Science. As opposed to those studying fields like mathematics or physical sciences, historians typically spend their time studying the human race and its societies. Front Matter. They are taught what is human. The concept of knowledge Construction within Early Childhood Science Education.
They discover the value of concepts like ethics as well as empathy, diversity, and justice for all. Marilyn Fleer, Niklas Pramling. They also learn about the dangers and risks associated with certain beliefs.
Knowledge Construction is a culturally rooted process: The human invention of empirical Theories, Narratives and Knowledge. They also learn about the eternal problems and issues that impact our societies, both from the current and past. Marilyn Fleer. The graduates of history are equipped to be able to work and understand the people who live in their world.
The position of Children for Research and the implications for our Images of their Competencies. The study of history also produces engaged and thoughtful citizens who want to take part in the political arena or within their own communities. Niklas Pramling. Many students studying history are equipped with a healthy amount of scepticism. The Teaching and Learning Process.
They are willing and ability to challenge their own world and, perhaps, come up with ways to improve it. Front Matter. Metaphor and Learning and Metaphor: Bridging the Gap Between the Familiar and the Not-So-Familiar. Cultural Heritage: The Concept and History of Cultural Heritage. Niklas Pramling. The idea is Cultural Heritage Cultural heritage can be described as the legacy of physical objects (cultural properties) and intangible characteristics of a society or service group that are inherited through the past.
Simile, Metaphor, and learning to see the world in Culturally and Functional ways. Cultural Heritage is a concept that bridges both the past as well as the future through the use of specific methods to the present. Niklas Pramling. Because of its significance for these societies or groups the cultural heritage is preserved today and is entrusted to the future generations.
Learning to read and produce graphic representations of Science. The notion of cultural heritage was created due to complex historical processes , and is continuously changing. Niklas Pramling. The idea of natural and cultural heritage is based on evolving values systems.
It is the Nature of Scientific Educational Encounters. These values are recognized by various kinds of people. Niklas Pramling. The concepts that are formulated and accepted by the various groups form different types of natural and cultural heritage (world heritage and national heritage, etc. ). Conceptual and theoretical insights – Scientific representation.
The cultural heritage items are considered symbolic. Niklas Pramling. They are a symbol of identity by virtue of the natural environment and culture. Theoretical Models for Early Childhood Teaching. The connection to and the traditional activities that surround these objects generate an atmosphere of belonging. Front Matter. In the same way the choice of what objects such as monuments, natural settings or other structures are protected sets the direction for different cultural narratives and the societal consensus on the past and the present.
A Cultural-Historical Model for Science Education in Early Childhood Science Education. The history of the concept The emergence of the concept of cultural heritage is a result of a long historicaldevelopment in which different values were attached to monuments, buildings, works of arts, artifacts, landscapes, etc. Marilyn Fleer. The constant destruction or loss of these items led to terms like "outstanding global value" and the assertion that they belong to "humanity". What is in this book.
These concepts were formulated through the realization that cultural heritage, as well as the natural environment that it is interspersed, is distinctive and cannot be replaced. This book provides an account of children’s science learning beyond the traditional constructivist and social-constructivist view. The idea of cultural heritage is directly connected to the concept of conservation or protection.
The book conceptualizes science as a collection composed of human knowledge which humans constructed (historically) and then reconstructed (contemporary) to satisfy the needs of humans.