An Illustrated ABC of Inquiry-Based Instruction for Elementary Teachers and Schools
Author: Bruce Shore
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
I Is for Inquiry takes a unique approach to helping teachers in the elementary grades create lessons and sustain inquiry in their classrooms. This colorful, illustrated alphabet book explores 26 (including X and Z) key ideas and skills in inquiry-based teaching and learning, such as collaboration, dialogue, evidence, hypothesis, and scaffolding. Each short chapter: Summarizes one inquiry element that can be built into students' experiences. Uses straightforward language and examples. Includes a classroom vignette and suggestions for using the concept. Shares selected references and related Internet-based resources. Helps teachers build self-confidence about teaching through inquiry. This book will serve as a familiar and fun resource for busy teachers at any point in their careers. Using the inquiry vocabulary and repertoire of concepts, teachers can build curriculum and share ideas with colleagues, making inquiry in the classroom as approachable as ABC!
Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, First[-second] Session, on the Causes, Control, and Remedies of the Principal Deseases of Mankind
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
Today's students need to be fully prepared for successful learning and living in the information age. This book provides a practical, flexible framework for designing Guided Inquiry that helps achieve that goal.
Gail Fine presents the first full-length study of Meno's Paradox, a challenge to the possibility of inquiry that was first formulated in Plato's Meno. She compares the responses of Plato, Aristotle, the Epicureans, the Stoics, and Sextus to the paradox, and considers a series of key questions concerning the nature of knowledge and inquiry.