Supporting Pupils' Independent Enquiry Studies (SPIES)

Myers, D. (2016) Supporting Pupils' Independent Enquiry Studies (SPIES). Project Report. UK: The Primary Science Teaching Trust. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This project required primary teachers to critically evaluate the use of a whole-school approach to child-led, inquiry-based science education to support the development of Year 5 and Year 6 pupils’ independent inquiry studies.

Professional development training was designed to model the use of inquiry as ‘a way of knowing’ Dewey (1910) to facilitate a shift in emphasis from teacher-led to child-led inquiry, requiring agency, reflection and enactment (Clarke and Hollingsworth, 2002) by each participating teacher.

Item Type: Report (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Inquiry-based science education; science inquiry as a way of knowing
Divisions: Faculty of Education > School of Teacher Education and Development
Depositing User: Debbie Myers
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2016 10:47
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2016 10:47
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/15332

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