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Title: ‘Question Moments’: A Rolling Programme of Question Opportunities in Classroom Science
Authors: Pedrosa de Jesus, MH
Leite, S
Watts, DM
Keywords: 'Question moments';Lesson plans
Issue Date: 2016
Citation: Research in Science Education, pp. 1–13, (2016)
Abstract: This naturalistic study integrates specific 'question moments' into lesson plans to increase pupils' classroom interactions. A range of teaching tools has explored students' ideas through opportunities to ask and write questions. Their oral and written outcomes provide data on individual and group misunderstandings. Changes to the schedule of lessons were introduced to discuss these questions and solve disparities. Flexible lesson planning over fourteen lessons across a four-week period of highschool chemistry accommodated students' contributions and increased student participation, promoted inquiring and individualised teaching, with each teaching strategy feeding forward into the next.
Description: This article has been made available through the Brunel Open Access Publishing Fund.
ISSN: 1573-1898
Appears in Collections:Brunel OA Publishing Fund
Dept of Education Research Papers

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