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Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning If kids can access information from sources other than school, and if school is no longer the only place where information lives, what, then happens to the role of this institution? “Our whole reason for showing up for school has changed, but infrastructure has stayed behind,” said Diana Laufenberg, who taught history at the progressive public school Science Leadership Academy for many years. Laufenberg provided some insight into how she guided students to find their own learning paths at school, and enumerated some of these ideas at SXSWEdu last week. 1. Laufenberg recalled a group of tenacious students who continued to ask permission to focus their video project on the subject of drugs, despite her repeated objections. 2. Laufenberg’s answer: Get them curious enough in the subject to do research on their own. “Rather than saying, ‘We’re going to study immigration,’ I took them through a process where they become interested in it themselves,” she said. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Related

Curriculum The Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features sets of primary documents modified for groups of students with diverse reading skills and abilities. This curriculum teaches students how to investigate historical questions employing reading strategies such as sourcing, contextualizing, corroborating, and close reading. Instead of memorizing historical facts, students evaluate the trustworthiness of multiple perspectives on issues from King Philip's War to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and make historical claims backed by documentary evidence. I am so excited to find your website and your lessons. Karen Peyer, Teacher, Russell Middle School, Colorado Springs How do I use these lessons in my classroom? The 75 lessons in this curriculum can be taught in succession, but are designed to stand alone and supplement what teachers are already doing in the classroom. 1. 2. 3. Of course!

The 2Learn.ca Education Society of Alberta Reading Comprehension and Considerate Text, Teaching Today, Glencoe Online Inquiry-Based Approaches to Learning Few things excite teachers more than when their students take over the role of grand inquisitor. When students begin formulating questions, risking answers, probing for relationships, we know they've entered the zone where learning occurs. Not surprisingly, few things excite students more than when they are actively engaged in learning so much so that they forget the clock. These experiences are the goal of inquiry-based learning, an active, student-centered, educational method whose roots go back to the educational philosopher John Dewey. The basis of the inquiry-based approach is to facilitate student-generated questions as the core part of the learning process. After students learn effective questioning techniques, they begin researching to pursue answers and will, consequently, make their own discoveries. What are the steps of inquiry-based learning? What makes inquiry-based education different? What are the advantages to inquiry-based learning?

What Is an "Inquiry Lesson"? What Is an "Inquiry Lesson"? A lesson where students analyze historical evidence in order to form and test hypotheses about past events. Rationale Inquiry lessons introduce students to the "doing" of history. Description Students review historical documents in order to answer a central inquiry question posed by the teacher. Teacher Preparation Choose an historical question that is relevant to the topic you are teaching. Tip: Steps 1 and 2 are recursive. Consider the timing and how long you have to spend on the activity in class. In the Classroom Engage students in the inquiry and provide background information that enables them to form an initial hypothesis. Common Pitfalls Be sure to ask a question that elicits historical debates, not moral judgments. Be sure to ask a question that elicits historical debates, not moral judgments. Common formats for historical questions are: causal questions: "What caused x?" Be sure to use documents and sources that your students can read and access. Example

OER Commons Seeing, wondering, theorizing, learning: Inquiry-based instruction with Kishia Moore There they go — Mitchell County teacher Kishia Moore and her class of seventeen first graders — up Gem Mountain not far from their school, Greenlee Primary, to pan for gemstones for use in their NC Standard Course of Study-mandated science unit on minerals. And here the kids come, back down the hill, dirty, damp, and hauling impossibly heavy — for the kids’ size, that is — loads of rocks that during the next five to six weeks, they will study, sort, measure, weigh, scratch, break if possible, discuss, compare, draw pictures of, polish in noisy rock tumblers, and, ultimately, fashion into items of jewelry. If Ms. Moore employed traditional teaching methods, her next tasks would be to explain the sorting and measuring processes and then direct her students through those processes. The definition Ms. The theory Ms. How, it may be legitimately asked, can traditional teaching methods be characterized as obstructing learning? Answers Ms. The method Ms. Next, Ms. Classroom activity Thinking maps

Inquiry Based Learning per l'insegnamento della storia Dettagli Categoria: Storia Creato: Domenica, 23 Agosto 2015 12:29 Che cos'èL'Inquiry Based Learning è una metodologia didattica basata sull’investigazione, volta a stimolare nello studente la formulazione di domande e azioni per risolvere problemi e capire fenomeni. L'Inquiry Based Learning di storiaE' una lezione dove gli studenti analizzano fonti storiche, al fine di ideare e verificare ipotesi su eventi passati. La preparazioneScegli una domanda storica che sia rilevante per l'argomento trattato. In classeFornisci agli studenti informazioni sul contesto in modo che possano formarsi un'ipotesi iniziale: per esempio leggi un vivido resoconto storico e mostra loro un filmato. Errori tipiciAssicurati di fare una domanda che suscita dibattiti storici, non giudizi morali. domande causali: "Che cosa ha causato l'evento x?" Assicurati di utilizzare documenti e fonti che gli studenti possono leggere e comprendere. Risorse

TWT: Inquiry-based Learning Strategy What is Inquiry-based learning? The old adage, “Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand” describes the core of inquiry-based learning. Inquiry is the process of seeking truth, information, or knowledge by questioning. Questioning! That is the key. The process of inquiring begins with gathering information and data through applying the human senses: seeing, hearing, touching, tasting, and smelling. Inquiry-based learning processes vary. How does inquiry-based learning encourage student learning? Memorizing facts and information is not the most important skill in today’s world. What does inquiry-based learning look like in the classroom? The following example elaborates on the five steps listed above: questioning, planning and predicting, investigating, recording and reporting, and reflecting. Additional Information on the Five Steps for Inquiry-based Learning Questioning, Planning and Predicting, Investigating, Recording and Reporting, and Reflecting.

The Galileo website is a starting place for teaching with inquiry. The website has articles and resources to learn about inquiry-based education, as well as plenty of research. Start on the home page and then check out the full set of classroom lessons and examples. The site offers plans for specific high school, middle school, and primary school math investigations. You can also download the Focus on Inquiry eBook and read about what inquiry means, learn how to construct essential questions, and much more. by libtechchez Jan 6

The Galileo website is a starting place for teaching with inquiry. The website has articles and resources to learn about inquiry-based education, as well as plenty of research. Start on the home page and then check out the full set of classroom lessons and examples. The site offers plans for specific high school, middle school, and primary school math investigations. You can also download the Focus on Inquiry eBook and read about what inquiry means, learn how to construct essential questions, and much more. by libtechchez Jan 6

The Galileo website is a starting place for teaching with inquiry. The website has articles and resources to learn about inquiry-based education, as well as plenty of research. Start on the home page and then check out the full set of classroom lessons and examples. The site offers plans for specific high school, middle school, and primary school math investigations. You can also download the Focus on Inquiry eBook and read about what inquiry means, learn how to construct essential questions, and much more. by libtechchez Jan 6

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