A Collaborative Platform for Science Teaching at Elementary and Middle School Level
International Journal of Elementary Education
Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2015, Pages: 1-7
Received: Jan. 3, 2015; Accepted: Jan. 13, 2015; Published: Feb. 15, 2015
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Adelina Sporea, National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Center for Science Education and Training, Măgurele, Romania
Dan Sporea, National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Center for Science Education and Training, Măgurele, Romania
Vasile Păiş, Computerpower SRL, Bucharest, Romania
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Abstract
This paper presents the collaborative platform we developed in the frame of the national educational project “Inquiry-Based Education in Science and Technology (i-BEST)” to support science teaching and learning from kindergarten to middle school. Two of inquiry-based science activities are described, activities designed to develop children observation, measuring and reporting skills in science classes. Technological aspects of the educational process are supported as school students are taught to build their own measuring instruments, learning in this way their operating principles.
Keywords
Community of Practice, Collaborative Platform, Inquiry-Based Teaching, Science Education
To cite this article
Adelina Sporea, Dan Sporea, Vasile Păiş, A Collaborative Platform for Science Teaching at Elementary and Middle School Level, International Journal of Elementary Education. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2015, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.11648/j.ijeedu.20150401.11
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