ETAP623 : Science Inquiry (Homepage) (Jingping)
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Teaching Science through Inquiry
Inquiry-based teaching, central to the National Science Education Standards and the Benchmarks for Science Literacy, should not be an isolated occurrence, but a comprehensive and ongoing approach. However, many teachers hesitate to teach science through inquiry because they did not learn this way themselves, when they were students or during their preparation to become teachers.
In this website, you will get to know more about how to teach science through inquiry. The theory and the hands-on projects are provided to help you to get started in your own teaching easily.Whether you have already experimented with inquiry teaching and want to enhance your practice, or are new to the approach and want to know how to make it work, this workshop will help you understand the process and how it benefits students, and give you strategies to use in your classroom.
By the end of this course, course participants should be able to:
Now please click the names of the units to get in.
This introductory module presents an overview of why inquiry is such a powerful approach to teaching and learning science.
This module gives some suggestions and hands-on instructions on how to use Inquiry method in Science Teaching.
This module talks about how to develop materials that promote inquiry and make extensive use of learning technologies as the vehicle for students to develop deep understanding of scientific concepts and processes.
In this module you will learn how to make your own projects to promote inquiry in sciece teaching.
In this module you will have a review of the whole course and make an evaluation of this wiki course.