The Importance of Scientific Education in the Primary School

Aranit Gjipali, Ilva Lamaj

Abstract


This topic is chosen to analyse the central role that schools can play in childhood training of complex thought of the child. In contrast to a traditional, static and conservative model of education, there arises the need for a theming of thinking in education as a condition for overcoming the partiality of the reductionism for the overcoming o pedagogical logic who forgets that education is not only to instruct but care and integral growth of the person too. We have based our work on the reflective thinking by J. Dewey and complex thought with its components ( critical , caring, creative ) we want to emphasize the importance of science education already in kindergarten as a means to achieve this result. Science education provides an opportunity to undertake early learning paths in science, without previews, the recognition of the ability to implement appropriate strategies for thinking in a positive atmosphere of observation , exploration, research, dialogue , development and verification forecast , anticipation of hypotheses , the use of a specific vocabulary for the description and reflection , reasoning consequent to argue and explain events . Such education may be required for the formation of an individual's own responsibility , is important to help people to be the protagonists of their own cognitive processes and to think critically .Through the observations carried out in two primary schools of the city of Vlore there was evidence of what limits are still present in these classroom settings , still tied to educational models characterized by reductionism , the fragmentation of knowledge, from stereotyping. What we wanted to highlight was the importance of critical thought in this age and the role of the teacher in motivating children not just repeating or learning but thinking and create.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2014.v4n4p357


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