Deepen young students' natural curiosity and strengthen questioning and thinking skills! Discover how to use the inquiry process to teach mandated content in preschool and primary classrooms while making learning relevant and lasting for young children, including learners with special needs. The author uses real classroom examples, provides prompts for framing good questions, offers recommendations for Internet resources, and provides techniques to: Introduce inquiry incrementally and systematically Use objects, literature, and students' experiences to stimulate inquiry Help children turn their playful wonderings into deeper questions about content Develop inquiry-based units that incorporate students' queriesDo you think penguins have hair or fur on their heads? ... Wonder talk occurs whenever we are having an informal conversation, say in the front seat of a car driving through a park, en route to the train station, or in the kitchen preparing a meal.
|Title||:||Why Are School Buses Always Yellow?|
|Author||:||John F. Barell|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Press - 2007-12-11|