Drawing upon the theme ‘How the World Works’, the children have been discovering the properties of various materials in a ...
Grade 4 students discover how the world works through trial and error
How does one entice Grade 4 students to understand the complex connection between theory and practice? At Radford College in the ACT, the answer is simple: arm them with a variety of raw materials and watch the flurry of inquiry-based learning that ensues.
This story appeared in the July 2015 edition of Australian Teacher Magazine.