But…How??…the questions that keep popping up with inquiry!

Since diving into the research and supporting documentation for inquiry-based learning, I am left with many questions. Really, most of us want to know where we should start. There are concerns about curriculum to cover and time spent in the classroom to “get things done”. Then there is the fear of how do we record … More But…How??…the questions that keep popping up with inquiry!

Making of a Maker Space: Wish list…dreaming big!

I have been doing so much reading about maker spaces that I am beginning to feel overwhelmed to say the least! There are just so many exciting projects, tools, and tech that you can add. Where should we start…or continue. We are using our lego wall, and the K’Nex stations are going well. Some groups … More Making of a Maker Space: Wish list…dreaming big!

Inquiring about inquiry: Reading ‘IQ: A Practical Guide to Inquiry-based Learning’

I have started to do a little bit of research on the idea of inquiry-based classrooms. Although I have done many inquiry “units” in my class I am realizing that my teaching focused largely on guided inquiry. I think many teachers are wondering how we can move to more child-centred inquiry and still meet the … More Inquiring about inquiry: Reading ‘IQ: A Practical Guide to Inquiry-based Learning’