Preservice teachers’ reflections on their growth in an inquiry-oriented science pedagogy course
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This study reports on student experiences in an inquiry-oriented elementary science. methods course. Students in this course designed and conducted an independent investigation, and then adapted that investigation to develop an inquiry-oriented lesson and a corresponding performance assessment. Students’ written reflections expressed increased understanding of inquiry-oriented science and stronger confidence in their ability to use these methods in their future classrooms.
KeywordsLesson Plan Elementary Teacher Elementary Science Method Future Classroom 3CIENCE 4EACHING
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