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Action Research- Fun and Learning?

  by  mrsdkrebs Rationale Statement: My seventh grade teaching colleagues and I returned from Christmas break with a new direction.  We are realizing more and more within the context of our inquiry based school that to authentically teach inquiry learning skills, we … Continue reading

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When students own the learning they are motivated…

“When can we do our mapping learning, Ms J?” Various students have asked me this question since our mapping inquiry time on Friday and Monday. I love how excited many of them are. You can read about my thinking about … Continue reading

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How did letting go, go?

Letting go… For background to this momentous step forward please refer to my post: Ownership of learning: a big step forward. I apologise for a lack of visuals in this post, but I was so engrossed in the process of … Continue reading

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Teachers inquiring…

A follow-up post from Teachers owning their learning at What Ed Said Have you ever been presented with PD and then had no time to follow up? How often do you have an uninterrupted chunk of time to inquire into something that interests you, … Continue reading

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10 reasons to read Inquire Within!

Ok, so this isn’t exactly a post about inquiry, but it is about Inquire Within, so I think I’ll get away with it…   I’m pleased to see that Inquire Within has been nominated for an Edublog Award in the … Continue reading

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Empowering Students to Leave a Legacy

How can we create the desire to inquire? That is a hard issue to grapple with (and worthy of much inquiry by educators), but I’m sure that: 1) it’s not grades, and 2) there’s no silver bullet to get students motivated to … Continue reading

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Expanding Our Horizons

Guest post by Linda Wollan, ICT facilitator and member of my in-school PLN.  A different look at inquiry through Google Maps to compare with the previous post by Maggie! Our Year 6 students have just begun their new unit of … Continue reading

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