Why Are School Buses Always Yellow?: Teaching for Inquiry, PreK-5 / Edition 1
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Why Are School Buses Always Yellow?: Teaching for Inquiry, PreK-5 / Edition 1

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by John F. Barell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412957338

ISBN-13: 9781412957335

Pub. Date: 12/11/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Deepen young students' natural curiosity and strengthen questioning and thinking skills!

Discover how to use the inquiry process to teach mandated content in preschool and primary classrooms while making learning relevant and lasting for young children, including learners with special needs. The author uses real classroom examples, provides prompts for framing

Overview

Deepen young students' natural curiosity and strengthen questioning and thinking skills!

Discover how to use the inquiry process to teach mandated content in preschool and primary classrooms while making learning relevant and lasting for young children, including learners with special needs. The author uses real classroom examples, provides prompts for framing good questions, offers recommendations for Internet resources, and provides techniques to:

  • Introduce inquiry incrementally and systematically
  • Use objects, literature, and students' experiences to stimulate inquiry
  • Help children turn their playful wonderings into deeper questions about content
  • Develop inquiry-based units that incorporate students' queries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412957335
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/11/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. Inquiry Overview
2. "This Is Better Than Recess! ": Why Inquiry Is Important
3. "How Do We Start the Inquiry Process? "
4. "How Do We Plan for Students' Questions? "
5. Developing Units of Instruction: "When Is It Chaos? "
6. "Why Are Mountains Necessary? ": The Nature of Good Questions
7. "How Do We Know They Understand? "
8. Art, Music, and Physical Education
9. "How Do We Involve Parents in Our Inquiries? "
10. Inquiry and Students With Special Needs
11. Professional Development Beyond Our Classrooms
Conclusions
References
Index

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