Each of these articles and videos highlight the importance of inquiry learning within the classroom environment. Real teacher stories and useful articles establish a platform of how and why every learning environment should incorporate inquiry learning
Posts about inquiry learning written by kath murdoch. A fantastic blog that discussed the teachers journey as well as the classroom environment. This blog has many useful posts that allow me to reflect on the inquiry process. From a leadership perspective I was particularly drawn into her ideas of how there is no doubt about an inquiry school’s identity, values and beliefs are clear and visible and that the values, thinking are a shared belief that guide practice.
An old adage states: "Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand." The last part of this statement is the essence of inquiry-based learning, discussed by the author of this website. Going through the basics of what inquiry learning to why it is needed is showcased through this article. The relevance on my intrepid journey of inquiry allows me to see inquiry as an effective and well-rounded education process that gives individuals very different but interrelated views of the world.
Nearly seven years after first opening its doors, the Science Leadership Academy public magnet high school* in Philadelphia and its inquiry-based approach. This article discusses how inquiry learning improves student engagement, critical thinking skills as well as cross disciplinary opportunities. The relevance of this article towards my answering my questions is that it describes the learning environment that incorporates inquiry learning. It allows the reader to reflect on the importance on incorporating this learning approach within any classroom environment
what teachers think about Inquiry based learning and how they use this teacher pedagogy practices to enhance the learning environment. I decided to include this video as part of my intrepid journey because the teachers talked about why they use this approach within their teaching. My focus question leans towards understanding why inquiry learning is effective and why this needs to be a pedagogy approach for educators.
A four-step approach to using a powerful model that increases student agency in learning. I decided to include this article in my intrepid journey as I felt it highlighted a step by step process in why bringing inquiry learning into the classroom is essential. The article talks about how this approach enhances 21st century learner as well as the various layers if student inquiry.
This article highlights how inquiry empowers the 21st century learner. I decided to include this article in my intrepid journey as I felt it incorporated the principles and purposes of inquiry learning and how that links to the 21st century skill. This established a strong link between inquiry and 21st century learning, The article also offered a teaching model within inquiry learning which I felt was relevant towards my focus on pedagogy practice.
This included resource was most relevant in my journey as it discussed why inquiry is such an important teacher pedagogy, It highlighted what inquiry looks like and offered a suggested framework. References: Carroll, K. (2012). Pedagogy Revised. Retrieved from http://leo.acu.edu.au/course/view.php?id=6193 Watkins, C. and Mortimer, P. (1999). Pedagogy: what do we know? In P. Mortimer (Ed),...
I decided to incorporate this video within my journey as again it was real teachers and their stories of inquiry learning within their classrooms. This video highlights teacher effectiveness within inquiry learning and how this approach enhanced their learners through deep and meaningful learning.
A great recorded interview with Kath Murdoch on inquiry learning. I decided to incorporate this link in my journey as I felt this was a great foundation in understanding this teaching method. Kath challenges teachers to see how the teaching method has gone through transformation changes and it is essential for teachers to come along this journey.