Review the The Philadelphia School Preschool Dog Project and consider what elements of the project made it inquiry-based. What did you see that indicated the students were learning? What information would you include from the project to persuade family members and administrators that inquiry-based curriculum is effective?
What are the pros and cons of this project?
First, access the Web and read about the Philadelphia School's Dog Project: http://www.tpschool.org/wnw/view_issue.php?Preschool-Project-Featured-Online-209 (or other Web site you choose).
*Review the The Philadelphia School Preschool Dog Project and consider what elements of the project made it inquiry-based?
The elements of this project that are inquiry-based are those where students made inquiries, or thought of QUESTIONS, based on what they observed.
What did you see that indicated the students were learning?
Students gathered data as part of their research into solving, or finding answers tom the questions that they devised ...
Web-based resource that reports on the project provided. How does this project provide inquiry-based, real learning, and how can you tell? How is this sort of educational project justified, pros and cons?