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Curating topics around school libraries, information literacy, learning and learning environments.
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Questions Learners Should Be Addressing Every Day at School by Jackie Gerstein

Questions Learners Should Be Addressing Every Day at School by Jackie Gerstein | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
I believe it is every educator's responsibility to help insure that learners are addressing the following questions during each school day: What questions am I asking today? What answers am I seeking today? What am I exploring today? What am I making today? What am I finding exciting today? How am I playing and having…

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The beginning of inquiry is questioning!
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How do inquiry teachers….teach?

How do inquiry teachers….teach? | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
When I first became fascinated in inquiry-based approaches (too many years ago to say!), the focus for many of my conversations and indeed, my early research, was on how to plan.  Back then, learni...

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 4, 2014 2:43 AM

Here are techniques or approaches inquiry teachers use.

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Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
  via Mindshift 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 institu...
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"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."

Very interesting reading, highly recommended!

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4 Phases Of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

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4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

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Phlip Smith's curator insight, August 11, 2015 3:26 PM

Explore > Clarify > Question > Design

Includes indicators ("dispositions") for students and teachers at each level (e.g. "playful", "open-minded", "withholding evaluation")

Includes also useful apps for each stage.

Philip Smith's curator insight, September 2, 2015 3:11 PM
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Explore > Clarify > Question > Design

Includes indicators ("dispositions") for students and teachers at each level (e.g. "playful", "open-minded", "withholding evaluation")

Includes also useful apps for each stage.

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In demand: Define problems, ask questions, investigate solutions!

In demand: Define problems, ask questions, investigate solutions! | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Sweden. Australia. New Zealand. The UK. Germany. Arizona. Wisconsin. Maryland. Lots of people from New Jersey. And me, the only one from Massachusetts. About 70 educators from all over the world ar...
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Afterthoughts of the Guided Inquiry worshop held in CISSL in Rutgers University at the end of April. A very good post also for them who are new to GI. 

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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, May 3, 2013 9:15 AM

More thoughts and questions about how Inquiry can change learning for the future.

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This says it all...."inquiry has the power to change the way students learn and teachers teach."
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Library Grits: Inquiry into inquiry

Library Grits: Inquiry into inquiry | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
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Interesting thoughts about implementing inquiry learning and especially Guided Inquiry!

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