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Inquiry: Letting Kids Wonder

Inquiry: Letting Kids Wonder by Katie MacDiarmid (reprinted from the SEECing Natural Discovery website of the Siskiyou Environmental Education Center) cientific inquiry” is one of those things I thought I knew how to do. I had taught middle school science and I’d worked several seasons of outdoor science school. I loved doing experiments with kids […]

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Lessons for teaching in the environment and community — 18

“Lessons for Teaching in the Environment and Community” is a regular series that explores how teachers can gain the confidence to go into the world outside of their classrooms for a substantial piece of their curricula. Part 18: Starting at the Top Stand the hierarchy of cognitive functions on its head by Jim Martin, CLEARING […]

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Lessons for teaching in the environment and community – 17

“Lessons for Teaching in the Environment and Community” is a regular series that explores how teachers can gain the confidence to go into the world outside of their classrooms for a substantial piece of their curricula. Part 17: Discovery of Students as Persons Students, engaged, empower teachers; a first step toward Community and Environment Based […]

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Lessons for teaching in the environment and community – 10

“Lessons for Teaching in the Environment and Community” is a regular series that explores how teachers can gain the confidence to go into the world outside of their classrooms for a substantial piece of their curricula. Part 10: Assimilation When the world outside becomes the world inside by Jim Martin, CLEARING guest writer tarting in […]

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Lessons for teaching in the environment and community

“Lessons for Teaching in the Environment and Community” is a regular series that explores how teachers can gain the confidence to go into the world outside of their classrooms for a substantial piece of their curricula. Part 6: The Easy Part by Jim Martin, CLEARING guest writer e’ve been exploring science inquiry, starting with doing […]

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