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George Jaeger (firstname.lastname@example.org
Tue Jun 17 2003 - 22:01:26 EDT
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I think most of us have a sixth sense what to do and
that is why it is so difficult to get a hold on what
we do do and how to improve it.
--- Fred Stein <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Melissa,
> You wrote, in part:
> >I was wondering if anyone had suggstions for
> >a positive classroom climate. It seems the videos
> >other resources tell how important it is - but
> >Ihaven't seen a lot of - here is a way to do it -
> >of things
> >Melissa Jaeger
> This is an important aspect of doing inquiry in the
> classroom and it would
> be good to have more models for this. I think the
> best way of communicating
> this might be through having teachers who are good
> at it describe what they
> do early in the year to create a culture that's
> conducive to inquiry.
> Here's a reference that might be helpful. I wish I
> knew of more of these
> kinds of resources and hope others will offer
> This is a chapter from an book on inquiry mostly
> written by my staffmates
> at the Institute for Inquiry. It's at
> You can print it out as html or a pdf. If you are
> interested in the rest of
> the book, access it at
> If you find out other resources that are helpful,
> please send them to the
> Fred Stein
> Science Educator
> Exploratorium Institute for Inquiry
> 3601 Lyon St.
> San Francisco, CA 94123
> (415) 561-0332
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