Supporting Children's Thinking Through Questioning Strategies and Inquiry
August 7th, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM: PM1 Concurrent Sessions
University of Washington, Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS)
Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences - UW
Track: Practitioners
Category: Rigorous Developmentally Appropriate Practices: STEM
Session Description: Children are like scientists: they naturally use the cycle of inquiry to ask questions and test theories about the how the world works. This session will introduce inquiry and questioning techniques as effective strategies to support young children's learning and exploration.
Learning Objectives. Please share 3 key objectives:

1) The participant will be able to identify the elements of the inquiry cycle within day-to-day activities.

2) The participant will be able to practice developmentally appropriate ways to support children's learning through inquiry and questioning techniques.

3) The participant will feel more confident acting as a facilitator to support young children as they use the cycle of inquiry.