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…