PROGRAM OVERVIEWChildren are natural scientists as they constantly explore the world around them. Using their senses, they discover and develop new ideas about how things work. In this 2-day workshop, learn what you can do in the classroom to facilitate, encourage and guide this exploration. You will also learn the basic approaches of incorporating inquiry into the hands-on activities conducted in the classroom. Come and be amazed!
- Appreciate the need and importance of encouraging curiosity and nurturing an inquiry mind in young children, so as to understand the world around them.
- Understand methods of inquiry-based teaching and learning.
- Be equipped with the knowledge of scientific concepts, and skills to scaffold its learning through inquiry methodologies.
- Develop/design developmentally appropriate hands-on, inquiry-based science activities.