Author(s): Susan Stacey
From birth, children want to know how the world works and actively seek out information. Inquiry-Based Early Learning Environments explores what inquiry looks like in early childhood settings and how the environment affects children's inquiries and teachers' thought processes. It examines inquiry in all its facets, including environments that, Create a culture of risk-taking in our thinking, Support teachers as well as children, Include families and encourage school-family relationships, Use documentation, Throughout the book, photographs and stories about environments and approaches to inquiry from around the world are included as examples. Book jacket.