tch504 | Graduate
Teaching Methods: Elementary Science
This graduate-level course is 4 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Planning for Science Inquiry; Strategies and Resources for Science Inquiry
- Select effective methods to encourage student cooperation in group inquiry activities.
- Apply instructional best practices to promote scientific inquiry.
- Evaluate resources for best practices that instill inquiry in science education.
- Determine instructional methods that promote scientific inquiry.
- Develop effective questions to engage students in independent thinking.
Safety in the Inquiry-Based Science Classroom
- Plan for safe science experiences.
- Explain teachers’ legal responsibilities regarding safety in the classroom.
- Identify federal and state legislation related to safety in the classroom.
- Determine materials for safe inquiry-based science activities.
Assessment and Technology for Science Inquiry in the Classroom
- Identify instructional methods that integrate technology in the science classroom.
- Design authentic assessments that promote science inquiry.
Using Science Inquiry in the Classroom
- Identify the components necessary to meet standards for an inquiry-based science classroom.
- Examine brain-based and constructivist approaches to instruction.
- Explain instructional methods that improve science inquiry for diverse learners.
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