Curiosity and Teamwork

The following article was posted on the TeachOntario website, on April 4th, 2016. It shares the experience of two teachers collaborating and shows the steps they took toward implementing the inquiry approach to teaching. To view the full article of their inquiry journey, click here!

Teacher-with-students.pngIn this installment of TeachOntario Talks, we are profiling and celebrating the work of teachers Louise Robitaille and Peter Douglas from Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board’s Monsignor Castex School in Midland and their work on inquiry learning.

What is the recipe for an effective and vibrant student-led inquiry classroom?

That’s what teachers Louise Robitaille and Peter Douglas aimed to find out when they embarked on their Teacher Learning and Leadership Program project entitled Uncovering Content: Integrating Critical Thinking into Social Studies for the 21st Century Learners in 2013.

The full article can be viewed here!

Note: We’ve transformed the classroom from a traditional approach to teaching; to a workshop, hands-on, student-centred way of teaching and learning. And, we love it!

Thanks for reading!


About Louise Robitaille

Elementary teacher interested in inquiry-based learning & iPad technology in the classroom.
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