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Hall, Georgia (Hall-G@TROY.K12.OH.US
Wed Mar 21 2001 - 12:43:55 EST
Next message: Saundra Wever Frerichs: "Re: [Teacher-talkinquiry] from extending kits to developing kits"
Sounds like a good idea, but how many years or eons do you have to
accomplish this? :o) I agree. This would really help the teachers.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Saundra Wever Frerichs [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 5:41 PM
> To: inquiry workshop
> Subject: [Teacher-talkinquiry] from extending kits to developing kits
> This discussion on how teachers extend kits to include more inquiry has
> been great for me because part of my job is to develop science kits. We
> have had many discussions about how to make our kits more inquiry
> based. Some of them have a little bit of guided inquiry, but many are
> aimed at having kids "discover" basic science principles through
> hands-on exploration and have little to no inquiry involved.
> It sounds like what many of you are doing is using kits as jumping off
> points. We often include additional activities that suggest other ways
> to investigate the same ideas included in the guided activity. Would
> you recommend putting open ended investigations there? Do teachers
> really have time for additional activities?
> I have considered creating two separate sets of activities for some of
> our kits. With one set being teacher directed activities and one being
> starting points or suggestions for student directed activities, but I'm
> not quite sure where to start with this. Any ideas?
> Saundra Wever Frerichs
> Museum Educator
> University of Nebraska State Museum
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