TITLE

Sparks That Ignite Inquiry

AUTHOR(S)
Lowery, Larry
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Science & Children;Dec2010, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the natural curiosities of the students about the world they live in. He suggests that teachers can help students asks investigable question by modeling the way scientist would ask them. He compares guided inquiry as an example of open-ended question and open inquiry as more hypothetical. He mentions that direct inquiry experiences lead student toward independence, develop self-confidence, and provide knowledge that is memorable.
ACCESSION #
56504660

 

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