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Enquiring Children, Challenging Teaching: Investigating Science Processes Max De Boo

Enquiring Children, Challenging Teaching: Investigating Science Processes

Max De Boo

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ISBN : 9780335200979
Hardcover
128 pages
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This book describes the development of childrens enquiry skills offering a rationale and theoretical basis for teaching and learning using this approach and showing its particular relevance to scientific enquiries. The teachers role is discussedMoreThis book describes the development of childrens enquiry skills offering a rationale and theoretical basis for teaching and learning using this approach and showing its particular relevance to scientific enquiries. The teachers role is discussed and practical suggestions are given to stimulate effective classroom practice. The author shows how childrens ideas can be supported, challenged and assessed, and considers how to resource enquiries and expand these within the school and local environment. The nature of knowledge is explored, with a focus on scientific knowledge about our world. Communication and language skills are discussed, emphasising effective questioning and ways to encourage childrens questions. Guidance is given as to how to promote and integrate problem-solving skills into class teaching, particularly in practical cross-curricular and technological projects.The book will be of great value to both student and practising primary school teachers as well as providing informed support for parents and governors.