Teaching Elementary Students Real Life Inquiry Skills

Author: Kristy Hill

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1440862486

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 128

View: 954

Fake news and misinformation is everywhere. Learn how to teach elementary students to locate reliable information, evaluate sources, and develop their writing skills in the classroom and in the library. * Provides guidelines elementary students can use to evaluate resources for accuracy and credibility * Explains how to teach students not only where to look for information but also how to gather and use that information * Offers lesson plans that build research and note-taking skills * Teaches inquiry as a mode of learning
Teaching Elementary Students Real-Life Inquiry Skills

Author: Kristy Hill

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440862496

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 167

View: 717

Fake news and misinformation is everywhere. Learn how to teach elementary students to locate reliable information, evaluate sources, and develop their writing skills in the classroom and in the library. • Provides guidelines elementary students can use to evaluate resources for accuracy and credibility • Explains how to teach students not only where to look for information but also how to gather and use that information • Offers lesson plans that build research and note-taking skills • Teaches inquiry as a mode of learning
Problem-Based Learning in Elementary School

Author: Samantha S. Reed

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030705985

Category: Education

Page: 83

View: 617

This book addresses Problem-based Learning (PBL) in elementary schools and reveals how this can promote elementary students’ development in critical thinking, creativity, communication, collaboration, and citizenship, also known as the 5 Cs. Through teachers’ interviews, the book explores which PBL strategies promote skills and knowledge gains when students collaboratively investigate authentic open-ended problems. It also uncovers peer-to-peer relational learning and other strategies used in PBL classrooms, and it examines their importance to public education. The book paints a lively picture of student-centered learning, drawing upon frameworks, best practices, experiences, processes, strategies, and research results. Firsthand accounts of best practices in PBL instruction connect this pedagogy to theory, research, practice, and policy. It explores teacher instruction in the early years of schooling that purposefully fosters student-centered learning, real-world relevance, and collaboration in accordance with capacities expected of successful 21st century graduates. This book supports the implementation of PBL in elementary schools and promotes increased student engagement and achievement, as well as college and career readiness. This book is of interest to practitioners seeking information about PBL pedagogies for elementary grades, such as teachers, teacher mentors and trainers, (school) leaders, and policymakers, as well as anyone interested in pedagogic strategies that advance critical thinking, creativity, communication, collaboration, and citizenship capacities.
Succeeding with Inquiry in Science and Math Classroom

Author: Jeff C. Marshall

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 9781416617778

Category: Education

Page: 161

View: 609

Thinking critically. Communicating effectively. Collaborating productively. Students need to develop proficiencies while mastering the practices, concepts, and ideas associated with mathematics and science. Successful students must be able to work with large data sets, design experiments, and apply what they're learning to solve real-world problems. Research shows that inquiry-based instruction boosts students' critical thinking skills and promotes the kind of creative problem solving that turns the classroom into an energized learning environment. In this book, real-world lesson plans illustrate highly effective inquiry-based instruction as you learn * How to engage math and science students at all grade levels; * Why students should explore a subject before you explain it; * How to meet rigorous standards and expectations through rich, well-aligned classroom experiences; * How to develop useful formative assessments and gather critical information during every class period; and * How to create effective questions that guide students' deep learning and your own professional development. No matter what your experience with inquiry-based instruction, Succeeding with Inquiry in Science and Math Classrooms will help hone your ability to plan and implement high-quality lessons that engage students and improve learning.
Guided Inquiry Design in Action

Author: Leslie K. Maniotes

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1440847118

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 609

Edited by the creator of the Guided Inquiry Design� (GID) framework as well as an educator, speaker, and international consultant on the topic, this book explains the nuances of GID in the high school context as well as background research and explanation of guided inquiry and the information search process. * Enables teachers, school librarians, and other educational partners to simultaneously target outcomes that bring about deep understanding and address curricular goals * Includes ready-to-implement Guided Inquiry Design� (GID) lesson plans written by practicing high school librarians and teachers who have been refining their GID curricula for years * Serves to heighten student engagement at the high school level by going beyond fact-finding to foster deeper understanding and knowledge creation * Provides an explicit structure for developing instructional partnerships and collaborative teams within the school and with the larger community
Handbook of Research on Technology Tools for Real-World Skill Development

Author: Rosen, Yigal

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466694422

Category: Education

Page: 824

View: 850

Education is expanding to include a stronger focus on the practical application of classroom lessons in an effort to prepare the next generation of scholars for a changing world economy centered on collaborative and problem-solving skills for the digital age. The Handbook of Research on Technology Tools for Real-World Skill Development presents comprehensive research and discussions on the importance of practical education focused on digital literacy and the problem-solving skills necessary in everyday life. Featuring timely, research-based chapters exploring the broad scope of digital and computer-based learning strategies including, but not limited to, enhanced classroom experiences, assessment programs, and problem-solving training, this publication is an essential reference source for academicians, researchers, professionals, and policymakers interested in the practical application of technology-based learning for next-generation education.
A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching

Author: Patricia L. Roberts

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: PSU:000056347944

Category: Education

Page: 330

View: 940

A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teachingis a practical, comprehensive, and concise methods book designed to engage readers in "hands-on" and "minds-on" learning about effective teaching. Designed to engage readers in both hands-on and reflective learning, each chapter contains an abundance of application exercises on perforated pages that provide opportunities to practice what you are learning and to reflect on the progress you are making toward your professional competence. Its user-friendly format presents teachers with a valuable resource by offering strategies that can be easily applied in the elementary classroom. Inservice Elementary Teachers (K-5).
Real Classrooms, Real Teachers

Author: Kristy F. Brugar

Publisher:

ISBN: 1648025781

Category:

Page: 178

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"Real Classrooms, Real Teachers: The Inquiry Arc in Practice is aimed at in-service and pre-service teachers, grades 3-8. This text includes six sections: an introduction, one section for each of the four dimensions of the C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards (National Council for the Social Studies [NCSS], 2013), and a conclusion. Each chapter begins with a vignette based on a real-life social studies lesson authored by a practicing teacher or researcher. This is followed by a sample lesson plan associated with the vignette and suggestions for appropriate texts and supporting materials, as well as suggestions for modifications. As social studies standards shift to place a higher emphasis on critical thinking, inquiry, interaction, and expression, many teachers are scrambling to figure out how to appropriately shift their instruction accordingly. This book provides examples and ideas for working with elementary and middle school students to building the social studies skills and knowledge in order to become independent learners and thinkers. Teaching these skills helps to support students in ways which are important to them, and to society at large"--
Effective Strategies for Teaching in K-8 Classrooms

Author: Kenneth D. Moore

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781412974554

Category: Education

Page: 337

View: 621

Featuring a wealth of reflection activities and connections to standards, this concise, easy-to-read teaching methods text equips students with the content knowledge and skills they need to become effective K–8 teachers. The book maximizes instructional flexibility, reflects current educational issues, highlights recent research, and models best pedagogical practices. Current and realistic examples, a section in each chapter on using technology in the classroom, and material on differentiating instruction for diverse learners—including students with special needs and English language learners—make this a must-have resource for any K–8 teacher.
Methods for Teaching Science as Inquiry

Author: Joel E. Bass

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0132353296

Category: Education

Page: 276

View: 427

Methods for Teaching Science as Inquiry introduces prospective and experienced teachers to the science content and teaching strategies necessary to teach science in contemporary ways. Traditional learning focuses on learning about things. The teacher dispenses the information and the student receives it. The inquiry approach emphasizes how we learn things rather than just what we know. Instead of just memorizing facts, students are actively involved in learning. Learning becomes fun when students are fascinated by something and it reflects their interests, goals, and experiences. The primary focus of this book is on the 5-E Model (Engaging, Exploring, Explaining, Elaborating, and Evaluating,) a Learning Cycle Model that reflects the NSES Science as Inquiry Standards. The inclusion of these standards will provide all readers a useful framework for making instructional decisions. Classroom scenarios throughout the book illustrate strategies of inquiry instruction and introduce readers to important science concepts. The scenarios also provide opportunities for readers to develop more science knowledge themselves. For the instructor whose sole focus is methods, the ten chapters of this core text scaffold concepts and illustrate instructional models to help readers understand the inquiry approach to teaching.