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Facilitator's Guide to Inquire Within, Second Edition
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Facilitator's Guide to Inquire Within, Second Edition



September 2008 | 56 pages | Corwin
This facilitatorÆs guide includes chapter summaries, discussion questions, professional development activities, handouts, workshop agendas, and additional resources. The facilitatorÆs guide will help staff developers create effective professional development for educators reading and using Inquire Within, Second Edition.
 
About the Author
 
Introduction
How to Use the Facilitator's Guide

 
 
Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: Inquire Within: Implementing Inquiry-Based Science Standards in Grades 3-8 Second Edition, by Douglas Llewellyn
 
1. Becoming an Inquiry Teacher
Summary

 
Activity 1.1: Self-Directed Learning

 
Discussion Question

 
 
2. What Is Inquiry?
Summary

 
Activity 2.1: What Is Inquiry?

 
Activity 2.2: Who’s Infected?

 
Activity 2.3: What Inquiry Is and What It Isn’t

 
Discussion Questions

 
 
3. Learning Through Inquiry
Summary

 
Activity 3.1: Ice Hands

 
Activity 3.2: Herding Cats

 
Discussion Questions

 
 
4. How Do Children Learn Science?
Summary

 
Activity 4.1: Magic Glue

 
Activity 4.2: Understanding From a Different Perspective

 
Activity 4.3: Misconceptions in Science

 
Activity 4.4: Earth-Moon Relationships

 
Activity 4.5: Designing Inquiry-Based Investigations

 
Discussion Questions

 
 
5. Creating a Culture of Inquiry
Summary

 
Activity 5.1: What Is a Culture of Inquiry?

 
Activity 5.2: Top Ten Reasons Teachers Say They Can’t Do Inquiry

 
Discussion Questions

 
 
6. What Are the Different Levels of Inquiry?
Summary

 
Activity 6.1: Four Approaches to Balls and Ramps

 
Activity 6.2: List the Attributes of an Inquiry-Based Lab

 
Activity 6.3: Modifying a Traditional Lab

 
Discussion Questions

 
 
7. Designing Investigations
Summary

 
Activity 7.1: Inquiry Versus Problem Solving

 
Activity 7.2: “Houston, We Have a Problem.”

 
Activity 7.3: Problem Solving Activity

 
Discussion Questions

 
 
8. What Is the Learning Cycle?
Summary

 
Activity 8.1: Using the 5E Learning Cycle

 
Discussion Questions

 
 
9. Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Inquiry-Based Teachers
Summary

 
Activity 9.1: Inquiry Rubric

 
Activity 9.2: Inquiry Self-Assessment

 
Activity 9.3: What’s Your IQ?

 
Discussion Questions

 
 
10. Using Questioning Skills in Inquiry
Summary

 
Activity 10.1: Planning Questions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Closing Activity: Instructional Pie

 
 
Handouts
Handout A: Concept Map of Scientific Inquiry (Figure 2.2)

 
Handout B: Bottle

 
Handout C: Question and Data Table for Balls and Ramp - Station A

 
Handout D: Task for Balls and Ramps - Station B

 
Handout E: Task for Balls and Ramps - Station C

 
Handout F: Task for Balls and Ramps - Station D

 
Handout G: Group Discussion Questions After Stations

 
Handout H: Methods of Teaching Science

 
Handout I: Instructional Pie

 
Sample Workshop Agendas

 
Workshop Evaluation Forms

 
 
Resources for Extending Your Learning
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction


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ISBN: 9781412965828