TITLE

Inquiry pedagogy and the Australian Curriculum

AUTHOR(S)
LUPTON, MANDY
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Primary & Middle Years Educator;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers an explanation of inquiry learning education that complements the Australian Curriculum inquiry skills. It examines the nature of such skills and what they look like in Science, History and Geography, taking into consideration questioning models, the information literacy/information seeking process, and the action research cycle.
ACCESSION #
91841162

 

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