There exists a wealth of information about inquiry and about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), but current research lacks meaningfully written, thoughtful applications of both topics.Cases on Inquiry through Instructional Technology in Math and Science represents the work of many authors toward meaningful discourse of inquiry used in STEM teaching. This book presents insightful information to teachers and teacher education candidates about using inquiry in the real classroom, case studies from which research suggests appropriate uses, and tangible direction for creating their own inquiry based STEM activities. Sections take the reader logically through the meaning of inquiry in STEM teaching, how to use technology in modern classrooms, STEM projects which successfully integrate inquiry methodology, and inquiry problem solving within STEM classrooms with the aim of creating activities and models useful for real-world classrooms.In the 3rd grade, students study the concept aMovementa in the context of their yearlong theme, aCity.a In Spring 2008, the unit goal was decided by the students to create a city-inspired dance, with robot pedestrians and vehicles performing to music of their own creation. The students ... With the help from their dance teacher, they learned to plan, diagram and describe the choreography. With 4th gradeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Cases on Inquiry through Instructional Technology in Math and Science|
|Publisher||:||IGI Global - 2012-01-31|