Inquiry forms the basis of Maths and Science. By questioning and inquiry, knowledge and understanding is acquired, and general concepts and contextual applications gain meaning. I always tell my students ” Welcome to the class of WHY! If we question our assumptions, we can create common ground to understand one another.
Reasoning and logical arguments are hotly debated and great challenges facing humanity are examined. Right now, we have been setting the foundation for how we will work and we will soon engage with specific units of study. Learning through inquiry is fun!
So when confronted with “why do we study math or science, my response is ” it teaches you life skills to solve social problems” So, let’s continue to explore our world with curiosity and enthusiasm.