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Author Wilson, Jeni, author

Title Activate inquiry : the what ifs and the why nots / Jeni Wilson ; contributor Brigid James
Published Carlton South, Vic : Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  370.152 Wil/Ait  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 88 pages : illustrations, ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Student voice and engagement -- 2. Improving teacher questioning -- 3. Developing student questioning -- 4. Setting and monitoring goals -- 5. Managing time and data -- 6. Understanding reflection and metacognition -- 7. Developing teamwork skills -- 8. Taking action -- 9. Managing assessment and record keeping -- 10. A final few words
Summary Activate Inquiry is a practical, how-to guide that includes features such as 'Teacher alerts', 'Classroom snapshots', 'Must remember' checklists and 'Tips for students' to make key ideas easily accessible at a glance. The book also gives real insights into classroom practice by weaving quotes and compelling anecdotes into the text. -- back cover
Activate Inquiry talks you through the most challenging aspects of inquiry and offers practical advice on how to incorporate student voice, enhance engagement, improve questioning and teamwork, and help students set their own goals, be organised and take action. It also includes sections on using reflection, metacognition, assessment and record keeping to enhance learning outcomes
Analysis Australian
Notes "Curriculum Press." - spine
"Enhance engagement, incorporate student voice, help students set goals, encourage teamwork, improve questioning."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 87-88)
Subject Communication in education -- Study and teaching.
Communication in education.
Critical thinking -- Study and teaching.
Educational change -- Australia.
Inquiry-based learning.
Learning ability -- Study and teaching.
Metacognition -- Study and teaching.
Motivation in education.
Problem solving -- Study and teaching.
Questioning -- Study and teaching.
Student participation in curriculum planning -- Australia.
Student participation in curriculum planning.
Teacher participation in curriculum planning -- Australia.
Teacher participation in curriculum planning.
Author James, Brigid.
ISBN 1742005489
9781742005485 (paperback)