ESCI 310 Day 6 January 24

Dear Jounal,

Other Notes on Inquiry Process

Anderson, D., Comay, J. & Chiarotto, L. (2017). Natural Curiosity 2nd Edition – A resource for educators: The Importance of Indigenous Perspectives in Children’s Environmental Inquiry.
ISBN: 978-0-7727-2643-8 (print) OR 978-0-7727-2644-5 (Electronic)
  • Not teacher centered. Its about decentralization.
  • But teachers can still guide and facilitate students
  • It welcomes complexity and ambiguity

Inquiry through story, what inquiry philosophies/ principles does this story remind you of?

A Stone Sat Still by Brendan Wenzel
  • Accessing multiple perspectives
  • Allows multiple interpretation
  • Notice the stories that are in the world, around us, everywhere
  • Human non-interference; respecting more-than-home relatives
  • Multiples entry points for curiosity, interest, light the fire, engagement wonder, discovery/uncovering
  • Interdisciplinary – integrated/everything is interconnected, we are all related
  • Experiential – contextual, knowing-in-place (Branch III)
  • Importance of relationship (Branch IV), spirituality of these relationship
    • Lived experiences – each animals had a lived experience with the rock
Course Inquiry Questions: 
- How can inquiry pedagogies guide science learning?

– Richelle


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