Editor’s Note: Investigation Skills

by: Chris Ohana

To borrow an idea from John Dewey, problem solving is both the method and purpose of education. Teaching investigation skills can help students move into understanding and applying content to solve real problems. Investigation skills must move from being seen as “supplemental” to core. The articles in this month’s issue of Science and Children can help you to achieve this goal.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2006Stock # sc08_046_02_6Volume 046Issue 02

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

Learn More