Incorporate Inquiry-Based Learning into your Classroom. Start with this short four part video series. (Version française: https://goo.gl/fkRRea)
PART 1 – First Steps to Inquiry (https://youtu.be/N9cK_eto3HE)
Prepare yourself to create an Inquiry – Based activity for your classroom.
PART 2 – Working Towards Open Inquiry (https://youtu.be/4QaKXn0mO44) Investigate a scaffolded approach to Inquiry – Based learning: Basic Concepts – Structured Inquiry – Guided Inquiry – Open Inquiry.
PART 3 – 5 Skills to Become an Inquiry Teacher(https://youtu.be/cwG_JvEpEuk) Identify which of your teacher skills you exercise as you lead Inquiry-Based lessons in your classroom: Be Flexible – Guiding Open Ended Questions – Setting Up Proper Expectations – Going Beyond “I don’t know” – Designing Great Activities.
PART 4 – 4 Student Inquiry Skills to Nurture and Assess (https://youtu.be/cwG_JvEpEuk)
Explore methods of assessing student’s inquiry skills: Initiating and Planning – Performing and Recording – Analyzing and Interpreting -Communicating. LESSON PLAN for the inquiry-based activities featured in this video series: http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/Up…
OTHER LINKS: Ontario Science Centre Science School: https://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/O… Science Teacher’s Association of Ontario- STAO: https://stao.ca/cms/
Ministry of Education of Ontario Documents: Capacity Building Series –Secretariat Special Edition #32: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/literacy…
Ministry of Education of Ontario Documents: Growing Success: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/policyfu…
This is a fantastic video series to support Inquiry Based Learning approaches, and what they look like in action for educators!
Thanks for your comments Julie. Please help spread the word about this excellent resource. There are four videos in this series. All will be featured on the blog.