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Teaching as Inquiry Asking Hard Questions to Improve Practice and Student Achievement by Alexandra Weinbaum

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Published by Teachers College Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Teaching skills & techniques,
  • United States,
  • Case studies,
  • Educational evaluation,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Group work in education,
  • Education,
  • Administration - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9644728M
ISBN 100807744581
ISBN 109780807744581

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This book is derived from Teaching Science as Inquiry, which has become the leanding book on the market! New to this edition: Chapter 6, Assessing Science Learning, includes a new section on Science Standards and Statewide Tests which helps teachers understand the relationship between standardized test items and the conceptual knowledge and inquiry skills students need to by:   Teaching as Inquiry book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This text helps teach pre-service teachers the art of inquiryinstillin 4/5. Teaching Science as Inquiry is in-depth and steers the potential educator into a modern approach to teaching science. Prior to reading this book I had no real interest in science however I am now excited about the opportunities to share science with the students I will teach in the future. Thanks Joel Bass for writing the book!/5(29).   This book offers an engaging and effective approach to improving teacher and student learning. Based on the experiences of three leading educational organizations, the authors provide invaluable, research-based guidelines for incorporating inquiry into teacher’s instructional practices and student work as part of the ongoing work of schools.

  Teaching Science as Inquiry. Research tells us that an inquiry approach to science teaching motivates and engages every type of student, helping students understand science's relevance to their lives as well as the nature of science itself/5(10). Teaching Science Through Inquiry-Based Instruction, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (13th Edition) (What's New in Curriculum & Instruction). Teaching Science Through Inquiry-Based Instruction provides theory and practical advice for elementary and middle school teachers to help their students learn science. Written at a time of substantive change in science education, this book deals both with what’s currently happening and what’s expected in science classes in elementary and Format: On-line Supplement.   Teaching as Inquiry is based on best practice and centers around the philosophies of Reggio Emilia, as well as Dewey, Vygotsky, Piaget, Gardner and others. The book has a unique structure that focuses on helping future teachers understand the theory and apply it practically.4/5(12).

Teaching as Inquiry is based on best practice and centers around the philosophies of Reggio Emilia, as well as Dewey, Vygotsky, Piaget, Gardner and others. The book has a unique structure that focuses on helping future teachers understand the theory and apply it practically.   Well before I became interested in inquiry-based learning, I was passionate about the role of literature – particularly picture books – in the classroom. I will never forget a lecture given by Walter McVitty when I was in my first year of study at teacher’s college here in Melbourne. Teaching as inquiry, with a focus on priority learners. ISBN: This book shows how teaching as inquiry can be built into the everyday work of classrooms to make a difference for all students, particularly priority learners. Based on findings from the Secondary Student Achievement project, it is richly layered with whole-school, classroom and learner perspectives. Implementing Inquiry-Based Teaching Methods 2 6. Exhibition—sharing and communication results (Llewellyn, , p. 13–14) The inquiry cycle is illustrated further in Figure 1. Carin, Bass, & Contant () provide two models for inquiry instruction (Models 1 and 2). A sample classroom lesson plan follows in Figure 2. Model 1: Inquiry File Size: 1MB.