When do children really ask the big questions?
Issue 105 | Page 17 | Published Nov 2008
Alan Peacock and Natasha Serret discuss the origins of effective questioning in the science classroom.
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Karen Phethean shows how free play at the start of science lessons promotes curiosity, questioning and learning in older children.
The authors describe how the Western Cape Primary Science Programme (PSP) has developed a curriculum to tackle this question with children.
Leigh Hoath develops some ideas about dealing with 'why' questions. There is an expectation that teachers have all the answers ... an...