Dirasat: Educational Sciences

From 2000 to 2019

ISSN 1026-3713

Science Inquiry Journey for Children through Teacher's Reflective Practices in Jerusalem (Qualitative Study)

Abstract | الملخص

The study aims at understanding the practices of kindergarten teachers in the field of science education for children in the survey. The study sample consisted of (10) kindergarten teachers and (300) children in governorate of Jerusalem in Palestine. The study used the descriptive approach and the qualitative analysis of data. The study included a number of instruments: observation, electronic discussion panels, and document analysis. The results of the study showed that the practice of meditation helped teachers to apply the stages of the survey in science education for children: asking questions, research and implementation, results and creativity. The results of the study showed the development of the skills of children in the survey. The field of experimentation has the highest mean (62.2), followed by the questions and hypotheses with an average of (58.2) and data collection (65.7), and then showing the results that obtained the lowest arithmetic mean (42.5). The results also showed that the meditation practice helped teachers to apply the meditation course in terms of project planning, individual meditation and group meditation, implementation of individual and group activities and reflection, development of activities and individual and collective evaluation of the project, which earned the parameters of cooperation, self-criticism and conscious professional development

Authors | المؤلفون

Buad Alkhales, Intesar Ahmad Natsheh

Keywords | الكلمات الدالة

Learning based Inquiry, Reflective Practice, Professional Development.

References | المراجع