ISBN 9788132115991,Differentiated Science Inquiry

Differentiated Science Inquiry



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788132115991

ISBN-10 8132115996


Number of Pages 168 Pages
Language (English)


Given that each child learns differently, it makes sense that one type of science instruction does not fit all. Best-selling author Douglas Llewellyn gives teachers standards-based strategies for differentiating inquiry-based science instruction to more effectively meet the needs of all students. This book takes the concept of inquiry based science education to a deeper level with the author's unique model, including fresh ideas for engaging students and practical tools for differentiating inquiry instruction. The text demonstrates - Methods for determining when and how to provide students with more choices, thereby increasing their ownership and motivation - Ways to use four inquiry approaches to differentiate instruction in life science, earth science and psysical science - Strategies for successfully managing the classroom Differentiated Science Inquiry offers compelling examples and is filled with helpful how to's for modifying existing activities and labs for effective instruction. Was this product information helpful? Yes No TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Introduction I. The Meaning of Inquiry: The "Why" Chapters Pathways to Inquiry The Art and Science of Inquiry Differentiated Science Inquiry Why Teachers Differentiate Science Instruction Motivation: The Key to Unlock Learning II. The Mechanism of Inquiry: The "How" Chapters How to Write a Differentiated Science Inquiry Lesson Differentiated Life Science Inquiries Differentiated Earth Science Inquiries Differentiated Physical Science Inquiries Making a Commitment to Differentiated Science Inquiry Resource A. Balls and Ramps Lesson Plan: Teacher Guide Resource B. Balls and Ramps Lesson Plan: Student Guide References Index