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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.
Carlton South, Vic Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  370.152 WILS    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 88 pages ; 25 cm
Notes "Enhance engagement, incorporate student voice, help students set goals, encourage teamwork, improve questioning."
"Curriculum Press." - spine.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 87-88)
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 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.
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.
Processing Action Recommended Reading EDUC 2058 2013.
Other author James, Brigid.
Subject Critical thinking -- Study and teaching.
Questioning -- Study and teaching.
Metacognition -- Study and teaching.
Learning ability -- Study and teaching.
Problem solving -- Study and teaching.
Communication in education -- Study and teaching.
Teacher participation in curriculum planning -- Australia.
Student participation in curriculum planning -- Australia.
Educational change -- Australia.
Communication in education.
Inquiry-based learning.
Motivation in education.
Student participation in curriculum planning.
ISBN 9781742005485 (paperback)