Preparing for Successful Inquiry in Inclusive Science Classrooms

Maroney, Sharon A.; Finson, Kevin D.; Beaver, John B.; Jensen, Mary M.
September 2003
Teaching Exceptional Children;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p18
Academic Journal
Describes an inquiry-based science project which can be used to prepare students for successful inquiry in inclusive science classrooms. Course content; Characteristics of the teachers that are recommended for the inquiry approach; Emotional climate of the classroom; Physical environment of the classroom; Preparation of the student.


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