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Place de la démarche d’investigation dans le développement de l’autonomie des élèves de CE2

Abstract : One of the aims of school is to develop the autonomy of pupils, a transversal skill whose acquisition is slow and sometimes difficult to implement in class. Otherwise, the new recommendation promotes the use of the investigative approach in the classroom, which has many advantages in improving student learning. Therefore, this paper intends to study how this practice could increase autonomy of pupils in CE2. Indeed, several parallels can be made between autonomy and investigation. Both are the result of an intellectual approach involving pupil’s activity, definition of a goal, choice of a strategy. Using a sequence in science based on identification of the properties of the air by the investigation process, several criteria related to autonomous work were observed and analysed through productions and behaviour of the pupils : Working in groups, constructing a reflexive approach, writing experiment report. Observations show that this modality of work develops pupils’ skills transposable in other situations like autonomous workshops in mathematics. The investigative approach thus contributes to acquisition of autonomous working habits by offering situations to practice these skills.
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Julien Delahaie. Place de la démarche d’investigation dans le développement de l’autonomie des élèves de CE2. Education. 2017. ⟨dumas-02084796⟩



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