Category Archives: Inquiry

Who’s listening? Who’s talking?

Posted on  The Space of Jeans . The much discussed concept of learners identifying problems – not only solutions is at the forefront of mind today. There is much talk around teachers who talk too much. We know this is real. … Continue reading

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An inquiry into homework

It comes as no surprise that the issue of homework in elementary classrooms is quite the hot topic these days. In thinking about starting my year back in the classroom I decided that I – like many other teachers around the world -was … Continue reading

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Inquiry is the answer, what are the questions?

Inquiry is the answer, what are the questions? This quick task was assigned to a group of teachers at a recent workshop on inclusion, highlighting how a simple, open-ended provocation can provoke curiosity, allow access for learners with diverse learning needs … Continue reading

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Modelling being explorers on an expedition…

This post is cross posted from my personal blog. Graham Baines (aka @PYPChef) shares a great blog post that questions whether the PYP Exhibition should be viewed as an exhibition or an expedition. It raises a great question – one that makes … Continue reading

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A New Year (Rosh Hashanah)A New Adventure

As I write this post for Inquiry Within, I am not sure where this will lead, but like the learner I strive to be, I’ll go for it and see where the road may take me. When we ask so … Continue reading

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Change this one thing…

This post was originally published on http://www.marinagijzen.com Don’t ask a child a question that you already know the answer to. “The objective of education is to increase possibilities for the child to invent and discover.” (Malaguzzi, The Hundred Languages of … Continue reading

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Before we close the door…

This blog came to life, six years ago, with an invitation to inquiry teachers to ‘inquire within’ if they were interested in sharing their reflections on inquiry learning in this collaborative space. At first there was interest and growth, but then … Continue reading

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