Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Inquiry Based Learning, Science Education and the Maltese situation

If science and technology are confirmed as the catalysts of world economies, then a healthy supply of scientists is required. Unfortunately, as observed in several science textbooks, the science portrayed to our students tends to be presented in an unattractive manner, inclined towards memorization, the acquisition of facts or...

A student dissect pig's eyes.

Out-of-school learning: Curriculum-based nature study programmes in Estonia

Is it better to study natural sciences inside the classroom or outside of school – in the nature, the laboratory, a museum, a science center…? There is no right answer. It depends on the topic, the equipment available, the teacher and many other circumstances. Nevertheless, there are topics which...