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Exploring teachers" questioning styles and the implications for teaching primary science

Virginia Whitby

Exploring teachers" questioning styles and the implications for teaching primary science

by Virginia Whitby

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Published by [University of Surrey] in [Guildford] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.) (Education Studies)-Roehampton Institute, University of Surrey, 1990.

StatementVirginia Whitby.
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Open LibraryOL13937946M

Menu. Exploring World History Teachers Resource Book.   The MEP is a friendly and non-confrontational style of learning that encourages classes to engage in pupil-led discussions to find solutions to maths problems, so the teacher orchestrates the.

Transforming primary science. Primary science is a key part of our science education priority area.. We’ve launched Explorify, a ground-breaking initiative to transform primary science for all pupils in the easy-to-use programme of classroom activities aims to enhance primary science teaching and get pupils thinking like scientists. The authors analyzed the open-ended responses of preservice (n = 53) and practicing (n = 57) teachers in terms of themes related to beliefs regarding the source and stability of teaching gs indicate that participants hold a range of beliefs regarding these constructs.

This ambitious text is the first of its kind to summarize the theory, research, and practice related to pedagogical content knowledge. The audience is provided with a functional understanding of the basic tenets of the construct as well as its applications to research on science teacher education and the development of science teacher education programs. Reading aloud is a common practice in primary classrooms and is viewed as an important vehicle for vocabulary development. Read alouds are complex instructional interactions in which teachers choose texts, identify words for instruction, and select the appropriate strategies to facilitate word learning. This study explored the complexities by examining the read aloud practices.


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Exploring teachers" questioning styles and the implications for teaching primary science by Virginia Whitby Download PDF EPUB FB2

JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN SCIENCE TEACHING VOL. 44, NO. 6, PP. – () Teacher Questioning in Science Classrooms: Approaches that Stimulate Productive Thinking Christine Chin National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, 1, Nanyang Walk, Singapore Received 13 August ; Accepted 10 July Cited by: Teacher Questioning in Science Classrooms: Approaches that Stimulate Productive Thinking Six teachers teaching grade 7 science classes from four schools participated in the study.

Thirty-six lessons covering a range of topics were observed across a variety of lesson structures such The styles of interpsychological functioning employed Cited by: Jill McNew-Birren, Leigh A. van den Kieboom, Exploring the development of core teaching practices in the context of inquiry-based science instruction: An interpretive case study, Teaching and Teacher Education, /, 66, (), ().Cited by: In Singapore’s Primary Science Syllabus, the inculcation of spirit of Science inquiry is central to the latest curriculum framework (MOE, ), where effective questioning by teachers is the catalyst in inquiry-Science learning.

Questioning has a long and venerableFile Size: KB. Reseach on use of questioning in classroom teaching reveals that recitation is a poor method, but teachers use it anyway because it is effective in teaching curriculum that is largely textbook based.

AN ANALYSIS OF TEACHER QUESTION TYPES IN INQUIRY-BASED CLASSROOM AND TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM SETTINGS. by Sungho Kim A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Teaching and Learning (Science Education) in the Graduate College of The University of Iowa December Teaching Styles of Science Teachers in Florida 1 Running Head: Teaching Styles of Science Teachers in Florida student attitudes, and student behavior at the primary and secondary school level (Griggs and Dunn; Smith and Renzulli, as cited in Felder, ) and The questions posed in this study were examined using quantitative methods.

Questioning techniques are a heavily used, and thus widely researched, teaching strategy. Research indicates that asking questions is second only to lecturing. Teachers typically spend anywhere from 35 to 50 percent of their instructional time asking questions.

But are these questions effective in raising student achievement. Pros: This style trains students to ask questions and helps develop skills to find answers and solutions through exploration; it is ideal for teaching science and similar subjects.

Cons: Challenges teacher to interact with students and prompt them toward discovery rather than lecturing facts and testing knowledge through memorization. Planning questions. Effective questioning sessions in classroom require advance preparation.

While some instructors may be skilled in extemporaneous questioning, many find that such questions have phrasing problems, are not organized in a logical sequence, or do. The research question was developed to enable us to identify the challenges that primary science teachers are facing in teaching science using an active student-centered approach and it was directly linked to the survey questions.

What are the main challenges faced by EMTs when teaching science within the context of the NSM. Individual academic disciplines have concerns specific to them and their courses, and science is no exception.

In science, each state has decided whether or not to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards ().The NGSS were developed by the National Academies, Achieve, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

process. There is a pedagogy (art and science of teaching) to each method that is beyond the scope of this book. In the first chapter, we explained the pedagogy of demonstrations and presentations.

In the next chapter, we will address problem solving and design briefs. Chapters six and nine will deal with activities, projects and units. In a science class, a typical situation might occur where the teacher talks for two to three minutes then poses a question to check understanding before moving on.

An example from a social studies class might be when a teacher asks questions to start a. Contemporary views of science learning and teaching instead emphasize engaging students in the practices of a science framework including asking questions, developing and using models, carrying out investigations, analyzing and interpreting data, constructing explanations, and engaging in argumentation (National Research Council, a).

Pedagogical content. This resource offers the opportunity to think about the appropriate questions to ask at various stages of investigation and how to ensure high quality questioning at these points.

This is obviously an important classroom skill, one which has a strong impact on children's progression, yet which can often be lacking in classrooms which tend to focus on fact-based recall. The Challenges of Teaching and Learning about Science in the 21 st Century: Exploring the Abilities and Constraints of Adolescent Learners The state of science education for adolescents is at an important crossroads.

As the first decade of the 21st century comes to a close, we are faced with enormous. Book on tape: Using books on tape or science problem including understanding the question, identifying relevant and irrelevant information, choosing a plan to solve the problem, solving it, and checking Response cards: having students write brief answers to teacher questions on cards.

Teacher asks a question and all students hold up. learned," and "the student's learning style is related to the teacher's teaching style," and "directed learning is more effective than undirected learning." The methods and tools used most by teachers included demonstrations, discussions, laboratories, projects.

While there is debate over teaching and learning styles and their impact (Bose and Bahr ), it is obvious that if teachers have a range of resources at their disposal they are more likely to be.

preparedness and apparent reluctance of many teachers to teach science. However, when primary teachers work with science their thinking and decision-making is complex. Appleton () concluded that after exploring how beginning primary teachers' science pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) influenced their science teaching practice, he had a better.Laboratory teaching methods vary widely, but there is certainly no substitute for an instructor circulating among the students, answering and asking questions, pointing out subtle details or possible applications, and generally guiding students' learning.Read the latest issue and learn how to publish your work in Teachers and Teaching.

Access provided by Society of Health and Physical Educators Considerations and Implications for Teachers and Teaching.

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