"Inquirize" Your Teaching

Everett, Susan; Moyer, Richard
March 2007
Science & Children;Mar2007, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p54
Academic Journal
The article describes how to "inquirize" a demonstration activity with steps that can be applied to any activity. The authors suggest several techniques and strategies to improve science teaching. Teachers need to begin with an explorable question, one that can be answered for students by means of a simple hands-on activity. The second step for inquirize activities is to determine whether the activity answers an explorable question. Then comes the engage phase to focus students on the explorable questions and how they will try to answer it.


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