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Inquiry Based Learning General Resources
"Inquiry" does NOT mean that students are just left to discover on their own. Inquiry as promoted her is
Inquiry. This method is rigorous and aligned with Common Core principles. Your school librarian is your inquiry expert. He or she is a valuable teaching partner.
Thirteen Ed Online
: Excellent Tutorials
Galileo: What is Inquiry
Information Age Inquiry:
Videos and good explanations
Rigor and Relevance Framework
Mary Ratzer Wiki Page: Extensive Resources
Depth of Knowledge Chart
ES BOCES Inquiry Bootcamp Resources
Harvard: The Keys to Inquiry
Association of American Colleges and Universities Values Rubrics
Information Models and Comparisons of Models
History of Information Search and Inquiry Models
During the 1980s educators and librarians experienced a surge of interest in information skills. At the peak of the HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills) movement, educators were finding that a process approach to information inquiry could be found across the curriculum. By the late 1980s and early 1990s, informational skills became a focus of many researchers. Much of this research was shared at the annual Treasure Mountain Research Retreats. In the 1990s, the models began to stress the ongoing cycle of inquiry. Rather than a series of separate steps, educators began to see the process as involving recusive elements and ongoing questioning, exploration, and investigation.
Comparison of some early models
Creativity and the Common Core
Tools for Inquiry Learning
Great Inquiry Planning Rubric
wswheBOCES Unit Planning Sheet
20 Best Websites AASL tools for Inquiry
Inquiry Thinkmark for Students!
Essential Vocabulary Sheet
Information Literacy Ling Bookmark for Students!
Great for school librarians!
Examples of Inquiry
Galileo Student and Teacher Examples
Illinois Sample Units
The museum of science, art and human perception Feed Your Inquiry
AASL Lesson Plan Database
Inquiry Lesson Plan Sites Mary Ratzer
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