Original article | Turkish Journal of Teacher Education 2019, Vol. 8(2) 67-83
Seçil Çilengir Gültekin & Ruken Akar Vural
pp. 67 - 83 | Manu. Number: MANU-1909-20-0002
Published online: December 31, 2019 | Number of Views: 76 | Number of Download: 457
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of drama based early STEM program in education (STEM+Drama) which is developed by the researcher, 6 year old children attending preschool education institutions, on scientific process and creative thinking. In the study, pretest-posttest group quasi-experimental design was used as research method. The study group of the research was constituted by 18 children in the experimental group (5 girls, 13 boys), 22 children in the control group (13 girls, 9 boys), which totals 40 children attending a public kindergarten in Efeler district in Aydın province in the academic year between 2017-2018. Torrance Creative Thought Test and Scientific Process Skills Scale were used in the data collection process. According to the results of the research, a significant difference was found in favor of the experimental group which applied “Drama Based Early STEM Program on Education (STEM + Drama)” in the creative thinking test and scientific process skills sub-dimensions.The results were discussed in light of the literature.
Keywords: Preschool, STEM, Drama in Education, Mantle of The Expert, Scientific Process Skills, Creative Thinking, Creativity, Early childhood
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