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Critical View on Inquiry Learning in Science Classroom


Poonam Kharb , Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi


Inquiry Learning, Science Classroom


Science education is one of the most important demands of the current century to excel and promote the level of understanding and behavior of the individual. Teaching and learning of science by inquiry is one of the prime areas of concern in today’s realm of science education. This literature provides guidelines with the help of reform documents for promoting inquiry as the central strategy for teaching science. Science education in India, even at its best, develops competence but does not encourage inventiveness and creativity. Inspired by its seemingly frequent use in reform documents, policy paper, guidelines and in textbooks many questions needs to be answered surrounding inquiry. Through this paper general public wants to know from reformers from all categories – teachers, teacher educators, administrator, policy makers and members of various educational committees what answers research has for such questions.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV3I70325
Published in: Volume : 3, Issue : 7
Publication Date: 01/10/2015
Page(s): 473-474

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