Publications

SIRY, Ch., MAX, Ch. (forthc.). The collective construction of a science unit: Framing curriculum as emergent from Kindergarteners’ wonderings. Science Education.

SIRY, Ch., ZIEGLER, G., MAX, Ch. (2012). ‘Doing science’ through discourse-in-interaction: Young children’s science investigations at the early childhood level. Science Education, 96 (2), 311-326.

MAX, Ch., ZIEGLER, G., KRACHEEL, M. (forthcoming). Tracing science in the early childhood classroom: the historicity of multi-resourced discourse practices in multilingual interaction. In N. Mansour  and R. Wegerif (Eds.). Science Education for Diversity: Theory and Practice. Springer.

MAX, Ch., SIRY, Ch., KRACHEEL, M. (2012). “And? Did we do nice things?” Children documenting their emerging inquiries in early science learning. In C. Milne, K. Tobin, and D. Degenero (eds.). Sociocultural studies and implications for science education: the experiential and the virtual. Springer.

Conference contributions

MAX, Ch. (submitted). “Why  – No, How Did Water Come On Earth? “ Young Children’s Complex Reasoning About Water Topics. Proposal  for  the Annual AERA conference in San Francisco, California, April 28 to May 3.

MAX, Ch. (2012). Kinder als kleine Forscher am Beispiel „Wasser“ (Cycle 1). Invited talk at the conference series “Kanner fuerschen” of the Luxembourg Science Network. Niederanven, March 8.

MAX, Ch., SIRY, Ch. (2011). “There fits more in than there” – “Doing science” through interactions in the early childhood classroom. Paper presentation at the ISCAR conference, Rome (I), September 6 to 10.

MAX, Ch., SIRY, Ch. (2011). The emergence of science in early childhood classroom interactions. Poster presentation at the ESERA conference in Lyon (F), September 6 to 10.

MAX, Ch., SIRY, Ch. (2011). “Doing science” through multimodal interactions in the early childhood classroom. Paper presentation at the EARLI conference, Exeter (UK), August 31 to September 3.

MAX, Ch., SIRY, Ch., KRACHEEL, M. (2011). Children as co-researchers: children’s views from collaborative science inquiries. Poster presentation at the EARLI conference, Exeter (UK), August 31 to September 3.

MAX, Ch., SIRY, Ch. (2011). Analyzing knowledge building within collaborative science activities at the early childhood level. Paper presented at the Annual AERA conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 8 to 12.

MAX, Ch., SIRY, Ch. ZIEGLER, G. (2010). Children’s learning about water through discourse-in-interaction. Paper presented at the NARST Conference in Philadelphia, March 23 – 26, 2010.

MAX, Ch., SIRY, Ch. (2009). “Kompetenzen im elementaren Science -Unterricht der Grundschule: ein transatlantischer Einblick”. Public talk at the INL Luxembourg. November 18.

MAX, Ch., ZIEGLER, G. (2009). ‘Developing Discourse competencies in doing science: Insights from multilingual interactions (K1 –K2)’ presented at the CODISCILEA Workshop at the International Conference of the European Science Education Research Association, Istanbul, September 4, 2009.