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Science, Technology and Engineering in Pre-K

May 6, 2013View for printing

"We have to increase our expectations for little kids, which tend to be much too low," Karen Worth, the chair of elementary education at Wheelock College, said in a recent interview. In partnership with the Department of Early Education and Care, Worth is helping to revise the framework so that it aligns with the state K-12 standards and blends into the existing pre-k math and literacy curriculum frameworks.

It's an exciting time to build upon three-, four- and five-year-olds' natural curiosity about the world around them. So it's promising that Massachusetts is updating its preschool framework for science, technology and engineering.

by Alyssa Haywoode

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