Kennedy Carber

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Recent Posts by Kennedy

Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:38 PM in Science Phenomena
Kembela, There are some misconceptions that can come with teaching about phenomena to watch out for. For example, some believe that phenomena are just for the initial hook. However, phenomena can actually drive the lesson, learning, and reflection/ monitoring throughout. Using phenomena in these ways leads to deeper learning. Also another misconception is that engaging phenomena need to b...

Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:04 PM in Inquiry-Based Learning in Elementary School
I believe that inquiry based learning is also extremely beneficial for students especially at the lower elementary grades. Like mentioned by others, this type of learning helps the students think for themselves. There are also different types of inquiry based learning, depending on how much direction you would like to give the students. If you are going to completely hand over the reins to the stu...