An evaluation of several inquiry models; with links. Some are better than others!
Part of the Ontario guideline document for school libraries.
Note: This article appeared originally as part of a larger article, "We Weave the Web" in Educational Leadership, November, 1996. Copyright, Jamie McKenzie, 1996, All rights reserved.
This model of the information skills process is called the PLUS model and seeks to incorporate the key elements of previous models while adding emphasis on thinking skills and self evaluation. PLUS in
The information process is the series of physical and intellectual steps that anyone takes to complete an information task. Each step usually requires the use of several information skills. This proc
The Primary Connections 5Es model based on the work of Roger Bybee
Access Research Skill Development (RSD) Framework on this page. Developed by John Willison & Kerry O’Regan (K-12 & HE)
About Inquiry Models of Inquiry LADDER Resourcing Links What is the Ladder of Learning? The Ladder of Learning is a model of the Inquiry Process developed by Kay Oddone. It is very si…
Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions by using information. Some call it information literacy, information communication, or ICT skills, or a process, but we call i
Children don't just "do" information, technology, and Internet. A inquiry or project-based learning environment involves wondering about a topic, wiggling through information, and weaving elements tog
Guided Inquiry professional development, training workshops, residential institutes and book clubs, contact Dr Leslie Maniotes – firstname.lastname@example.org
Created by Kathleen Gordon for SOSE primary
Would you ever just walk into class or program setting and ask, “Okay, what do you want to study today?” Of course not. Inquiry-based learning is founded on youth taking the lead in their own learning
The original iMatrix is no longer available online but this article gives insight into how it used the Dimensions of Inquiry model.
-- Branch, Jennifer, and Dianne Oberg. "Focus on Inquiry." IASL. 2005. 6 May 2007 .
Click the first link to access a PDF detailing the Points of Inquiry model, British Columbia Teacher-Librarians Association – based on Barbara Stripling’s model.
I once read an interview with a hero of my early teaching days – Donald Graves. He was asked about the way people had misinterpreted his ‘process writing’ model and replied that sometimes he wished