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Hall, Georgia (Hall-G@TROY.K12.OH.US
Tue Mar 20 2001 - 10:10:23 EST
Next message: Mitchell, Gayle: "RE: [Teacher-talkinquiry] Extending Kits To Do Inquiry"
Thanks, Scott. This is a concern of mine given the "required" units we are
expected to "cover" here in our district. I'm hoping this will work, but as
our units are very large...lots of "hit a lick" type coverage... I still
wonder how it will work with inquiry method and still be able to get through
what I am expected to do in the year's time.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Lane [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 4:53 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [Teacher-talkinquiry] Extending Kits To Do Inquiry
> Fred Stein states three methods of moving a "hands on kit" toward more of
> an investigation. I couldn't agree more with him that "kits provide
> excellent starting points" for teachers. I find that true especially with
> the Foss kits. Consistently, students are more inquisitive and motivated
> when the tasks within the kits aware completed. They also find the kits
> are limited in their direction. Fred Stein's suggestion of using the
> questions that come as the next investigations seems like a terrific way
> to reinforce and extend concepts. I was pleased to receive his
> suggestions. I'll post some results as the year progresses.
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