Category: Science

How to Use Scientific Inquiry in the Elementary Classroom

Science is one of those subjects that gets a lot of students excited and curious about learning. It’s also one of those subjects that teachers sometimes feel apprehensive about teaching, and for a variety of reasons; it can be daunting...

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4 Outdoor Inquiry Learning Experiences for Students in the Autumn

Learning and exploring outside has limitless benefits; it helps students interact with the natural world and make valuable learning connections. For example, observing different types of leaves helps students make connections with shapes, colours, and sorting. Furthermore, some students find...

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How to Use Nature Journaling in Inquiry Learning

Nature journals are recorded observations of things you see while in nature. They may include sketches of things like animals, trees, clouds, or flowers. It may also include smaller objects such as insects, leaves, twigs, or nuts and seeds. There are no rules with nature journals…

How Will Schools Look After Coronavirus?

The coronavirus has no doubt changed the way that people function in society – adults, children, everybody. As a teacher, it’s interesting to think about how schools have drastically changed since the outbreak of the Coronavirus. While it’s been difficult...