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I also had to demonstrate my understanding of action research and justify why I had chosen it as a method to conduct my research. My research question was: How can I make the children in my class take a more active part in the plenary sessions? Working with my own class to explore strategies made the planning easier. I still had to have a sharp focus on what I wanted to achieve. It took about four weeks of reading and discussion with colleagues and the LEA adviser before I finally made a firm plan.

I had an opportunity to test something and make some proposals based on my trials. I was fortunate in that I did not have to design activities for teaching Critical Thinking, as I had access to a pack designed by two well-known authors. However, from the outset I had to specify that what I would find out from my study would only relate to the particular programme in the Critical Thinking pack. However, some useful principles about the training of students in Critical Thinking could emerge by the time I completed the study.

In addition, I conducted a web search for other related literature. A set of activities was planned, taking into account the context of the children’s background and the early years policy of the LEA. A local university was involved in providing expertise in some areas of advanced concepts. The project was running smoothly when, during our second meeting, the whole question of how we could evaluate the project came 15 01 Chap01 9473 p1-22 17/3/05 7:02 am Page 16 16 Action Research for Improving Practice CONTINUED up.

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