ERIC Number: ED461518
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Dec
Inquiry-Based Professional Development: Letting Questions Direct Teachers' Learning.
Voyages in Mathematics and Science, n26 Dec 2001
The feature article of this newsletter issue describes a course designed for the professional development of math teachers that uses inquiry-based classroom learning and presents articles on inquiry-based science and mathematics teaching. Other articles include: (1) "An Inquiry-Based Mathematics Classroom" (Lesley Lee); (2) "Teaching Science as Inquiry" (Donald B. Young); (3) "Learning about the Environment in American Samoa" (Donna L. Tiapula); (4) "More Teachers in American Samoa Join the GLOBE Program" (Elise Leroux); (5) "Project DELTA Holds Third Regional Institute" (A.J. Sandy Dawson); (6) "PREL/ENC Pacific Access Centers for Mathematics and Science Educators" (Alice Borja); (7) "The Pacific Consortium Welcomes the New PEIRS"; (8) "Mathematical Challenges" (A.J. Sandy Dawson); and (9) "PRISM Science: An Inquiry-Based Institute for Science Educators" (Elise Leroux). Solutions/Answers for "Mathematical Challenges" are included. (YDS)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Inquiry, Learning Processes, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Science Education, Standards, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pacific Mathematics and Science Regional Consortium.
Note: Theme issue. Prepared by the Pacific Mathematics and Science Regional Consortium: An Eisenhower Consortium and Project DELTA: A National Science Foundation Program at the Pacific Resources for Education and Learning.