What’s in a question..? Good question!

Penny, Jude and Forster, Colin ORCID: 0000-0002-5896-1491 (2018) What’s in a question..? Good question! Primary Science, 154. pp. 22-25. ISSN 0269-2465

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Abstract

“What’s in a question, you ask?” said John Dewey. “Everything. It is evoking stimulating response or stultifying inquiry. It is, in essence, the very core of teaching”. This article outlines research that was undertaken with primary student teachers at the University of Gloucestershire, focusing on the development of their ability to deploy an appropriate number of carefully chosen questions in the teaching of primary science, adopting elements of an action research methodology to enable engagement with evidence-based evaluation of practice.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted version of an article published in Primary Science (2018), volume 154, pp.22-25, and accessible at: https://www.ase.org.uk/resources/primary-science/issue-154/whats-in-question-good-question
Uncontrolled Keywords: Questioning; Thinking skills; Discussion; Science capital
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Education & Humanities > Teacher Education
Research Priority Areas: Learning and Professional Contexts
Depositing User: Rhiannon Jones
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2018 10:21
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 09:30
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/5745

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