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ERIC Number: ED468806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 148
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-325-00135-9
Nurturing Inquiry: Real Science for the Elementary Classroom.
Pearce, Charles R.
This book provides guidance to teachers on the integration of inquiry into teaching, creating meaningful challenges, and opportunities to experience scientific methodology. The book is divided into three sections: (1) "Lighting the Fire: Getting Inquiry Under Way"; (2) "Tending the Fire: Sustaining Inquiry Throughout the Year"; and (3) "Assessment." Contents include: (1) "Inquiry: The Next Frontier; (2) "Getting Started"; (3) "Our First Inquiry Period"; (4) "Discovery Boxes"; (5) "Outdoor Education"; (6) "Using the Established Curriculum"; (7) "The Language Connection"; (8) "Additional Inquiry Enhancements--Inquiry in Action: The Manchester Fly"; (9) "The Kids' Inquiry Conference"; and (10) "Tools for Assessment." (Contains 46 references.) (YDS)
Heinemann, P.O. Box 6926, Portsmouth, NH 03802-6926 ($21.50). Tel: 800-225-5800 (Toll Free); Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Foreword by Wendy Saul.