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Teacher-TalkInquiry is the email discussion list for Learning Science Through Inquiry. Participants in the workshops, content guides, and Channel staff will participate in this discussion list throughout the broadcast of the workshop series.

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From: Bartley, Robin (Bartley-R@TROY.K12.OH.US)
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 14:19:20 EDT

  • Next message: Stine, Annette: "[Teacher-talkinquiry] session 7"

    I agree. So often we worry about all the content that we need to cover.
    But especially in the primary grades, what is most important is to have them
    begin to work and think like scientists. The content we cover is material
    to use to reach that goal. Learning from each other can be really effective
    too.

            -----Original Message-----
            From: Stine, Annette [SMTP:Stine-A@TROY.K12.OH.US]
            Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2001 12:12 PM
            To: teacher-talkinquiry@learner.org
            Subject: [Teacher-talkinquiry] session 3

            One question that arose during our site group discussion was how to
    use an
            inquiry approach in a district where covering science content is
    mandated.
            My answer to this was to start with the broad goals that you want
    students
            to achieve at the beginning of each unit. Then, share those goals
    with the
            students and allow them to work towards those goals in an inquiry
    setting.
            Having students studying different areas that they wonder about and
    then
            sharing the results of what they learned will often lead to covering
    a broad
            range of specific content knowledge while they develop process
    skills too.
            You can help transfer the learning that they develop by connecting
    that
            knowledge to the content that you need to cover.
            Annette

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