Scientific Literacy as Foundation in Character Building for Early Childhood and Elementary Grade School
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- character education; early childhood; grade elementary school; scientific literacy
Children at an early age (early childhood) including the grades of elementary school is a human figure that has a lot of uniqueness and rich imagination. Therefore, they must be facilitated in order to develop their potential through by providing many experiences of interacting with the natural surroundings and the natural environment of social life. One way that can be done is through the development of science learning. Development of science learning in early childhood including other development has a very important role in building the foundation or foundation of the ability and the establishment of a strong character for quality human resources. Awareness of the importance of science in children will be higher if we realize that we live in a dynamic and changing world continuously, the more complex the scope, and of course will increasingly require science. So future predictions of life's challenges make science's binding for children absolute and science embedded within them as a way of seeking truth in future lives. They must be equipped with strong literacy skills in accordance with early childhood development until the grade elementary school, especially aspects of language development including reading, speaking and writing skills.
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TY - CONF AU - Yanti Fitria PY - 2017/12 DA - 2017/12 TI - Scientific Literacy as Foundation in Character Building for Early Childhood and Elementary Grade School BT - Proceedings of the International Conference of Early Childhood Education (ICECE 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 80 EP - 82 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icece-17.2018.19 DO - 10.2991/icece-17.2018.19 ID - Fitria2017/12 ER -