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ERIC Number: EJ1020436
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Enhancing Science Kits with the Driving Question Board
Nordine, Jeff; Torres, Ruben
Science and Children, v50 n8 p57-61 Apr 2013
This article describes the driving question board (DQB), a visual organizer that supports inquiry-based instruction through the use of guiding questions. The DQB is a teaching aid designed to increase student engagement alongside science kits. Information is provided on its application to a lesson on buoyancy, highlighting how it improved classroom discussions, assessments, and student involvement. The article emphasizes that, in addition to serving as a record of learning as the unit progresses, the DQB helps set the stage for future learning, guides in-class discussions, and promotes authentic assessment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A