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The Inquiry Page

The Inquiry Page
Based on John Dewey's philosophy that education begins with the curiosity of the learner, we use a spiral path of inquiry: asking questions, investigating solutions, creating new knowledge as we gather information, discussing our discoveries and experiences, and reflecting on our new-found knowledge. Each step in this process naturally leads to the next: inspiring new questions, investigations, and opportunities for authentic "teachable moments."

Pregnancy Belly Art: Mother Henna People magazine has its Most Beautiful People list. Maxim‘s got its Hot 100. FHM has a list. Everyone has a list. You cannot be taken seriously in the world of celebrity obsession if you do not have a list. So, we put together a list. Herewith then, the completely unscientific and totally biased list of the 50 Coolest Celebrity Moms. Victoria Beckham Because even though she’s, like, waaay at the extreme edge of hyper-overfunctioning-alpha-momness, what with the boob job and the wearing of six-inch heels to soccer games and such – which is to say, even though she terrifies me – she still made me laugh out loud with that reality show that she did. Christy Turlington Because she makes “granola-mama” look like a really hip thing to be.

Project, Problem, and Inquiry-Based Learning What are problem, project, and inquiry based learning? How are these approaches alike and different? How do I choose the best approach for my technology-rich classroom? A project-based approach is enjoyable for everyone involved. Can fun activities really promote learning? Over the past decade an increasing number of studies have shown the positive impact of project-based learning on achievement. Read Start With the Pyramid from Edutopia. Explore the Approaches Project-based learning, problem-based learning, and inquiry-based learning all three closely relate to the information processing approach. Read Introducing Project-Based Learning from Edutopia. Be sure to read all eight pages. Project-based Learning An approach to learning focusing on developing a product or creation. Problem-based Learning An approach to learning focusing on the process of solving a problem and acquiring knowledge. Explore the following websites as needed for more information: Inquiry-based Learning The "Best" Approach

High Plains Regional Technology in Education Consortium (HPR*TEC) Researched Papers Integrating Good Sources 10 Recipes Everyone Should Know How To Make This is my list of recipes I think everyone should know how to cook. These recipes will be the ones that I make sure my kids know how to cook before they leave the nest. Knowing how to make all these basic dishes teach essential skills you need to know in the kitchen to be able to learn how to cook a wide variety of dishes. 1. Roast Chicken – Roast Chicken is a recipe everyone should know how to do. 2. 3. Ingredients 2 cups plus 2 teaspoons long grain basmati or jasmine rice 2 cups chicken stock 1 glove garlic, grated 1/2 medium onion, chopped fine 1 teaspoon olive oil Instructions 1. For a healthier recipe, check out the secret to quick and easy brown rice here. After learning these two simple rice recipes, you can easily stir fry any combination of meat and vegetables to make a quick and healthy dinner. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. What recipes should every mom know how to make?

Learning Science Through Inquiry Workshop 1. What Is Inquiry and Why Do It? This introductory workshop presents an overview of why inquiry is such a powerful approach to teaching and learning science — how it enables you to assess and meet the needs of a wide range of learners, how it taps children's natural curiosity, and how it deepens their understanding of science. Go to this unit. Workshop 2. Workshop 3. Workshop 4. Workshop 5. Workshop 6. Workshop 7. Workshop 8.

The Inquiry Page Jobs, News and Views for All of Higher Education - Inside Higher Ed :: A Stand Against Wikipedia As Wikipedia has become more and more popular with students, some professors have become increasingly concerned about the online, reader-produced encyclopedia. While plenty of professors have complained about the lack of accuracy or completeness of entries, and some have discouraged or tried to bar students from using it, the history department at Middlebury College is trying to take a stronger, collective stand. It voted this month to bar students from citing the Web site as a source in papers or other academic work. "As educators, we are in the business of reducing the dissemination of misinformation," said Don Wyatt, chair of the department. The department made what Wyatt termed a consensus decision on the issue after discussing problems professors were seeing as students cited incorrect information from Wikipedia in papers and on tests. There was some discussion in the department of trying to ban students from using Wikipedia, but Wyatt said that didn't seem appropriate.

Christchurch quake - the first images Don Scott RICHARD COSGROVE/The Press Getty RICHARD COSGROVE/The Press Getty Getty RICHARD COSGROVE/The Press RICHARD COSGROVE/The Press Getty RICHARD COSGROVE/The Press Getty Getty Images Getty Images Twitter Richard Cosgrove/The Press Don Scott/The Press Matt Wiseman Olivia Carville The Press The Press Richard Cosgrove/The Press The Press Nicole Mathewson Laura Campbell Laura Campbell Laura Campbell The Press Laura Campbell This bus was hit by falling debris. The four-storey Pyne Gould Corporation building collapsed, and many people were feared trapped inside. Rescue workers frantically try to find those trapped inside the Pyne Gould Corporation building. Rescue workers help during the Christchurch earthquake. Measurements from the quake drum from McQueens Valley as the earthquake struck. Scenes of devastation in Christchurch. A scene of devastation from the Christchurch earthquake. Scenes of devastation from the Christchurch earthquake. Rescue workers search for survivors through the debris.