Looking ahead, preschools add tech to the curriculum 

2/22/2012 Categories: Head Start STEM program

February 21, 2012|Michael B. Farrell, Globe Staff

Preschool teacher Denise Nelson doesn’t talk much about volcanoes anymore. Or dinosaurs.

Instead, she has spent the past six weeks trying to get 20 3- to 5-year-olds in her Head Start classroom at a Worcester preschool to ponder the properties of water. Leaning over water tables, they find out which blocks float and why paper boats sink. And they get a bit wet along the way.

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