Inquiry Circles: Collaborative Learning in Guided Inquiry


Screen Shot 2015-04-28 at 5.21.05 PMWe know that learning how to collaborate is an essential skill for college and workforce readiness. How are we engaging students to meaningfully collaborate through inquiry? Learn how essential student collaboration is to deepen learning through inquiry. See a model for how to implement Inquiry Circles and strategies for assessing collaboration to improve your teaching and learning for your students. Leslie Maniotes, PhD author of Guided Inquiry: Learning in the 21st Century and Guided Inquiry Design: A Framework for Inquiry in Your School, discussed ways to use the structure of inquiry circles to support student learning and progress monitoring goals. Topics included: Ideas for K-12 school leaders, librarians and teachers implementing Guided Inquiry, PBL, IB, POGIL and other inquiry learning models; Implications for authentic assessments of learning grounded in standards; NEW Examples of forms for student learning through Inquiry Circles. View the webinar for valuable information that will help you implement inquiry circles as a collaborative learning tool and a platform for rich student assessment of learning.

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