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Creating Curious Inquirers: Harnessing Student Curiosity Toward Greater Success

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Harnessing Student Curiosity Toward Greater Success

Presented by Dr. Leslie Maniotes, Author and Senior Consultant, BLV Consulting
Sponsored by Britannica Digital Learning

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Nothing motivates students more than their own curiosity! Inquiry-based learning gives K-12 students voice and choice in learning that sparks deeper understanding and engagement. Dr. Leslie Maniotes, author and senior consultant from BLV Consulting, in this edWebinar, introduces you to Guided Inquiry Design (GID), a research-backed instructional design for inquiry-based learning founded at Rutgers University.

Launch your students on a path to asking their own questions and building on their curiosities and interests across all subject areas. Using Britannica digital resources, learn best practices to keep students engaged in their learning. This recorded session will benefit K12 teachers, librarians, administrators, curriculum directors, and department heads, especially in the areas of social studies, science, and ELA.

leslie maniotesAbout the Presenter
Leslie K. Maniotes, MEd, PhD is coauthor with Dr. Carol Kuhlthau and Ann Caspari of Guided Inquiry: Learning in the 21st Century, and Guided Inquiry Design: A Framework for Inquiry in Your School along with the three practitioner books in the series from Libraries Unlimited, the ABC-CLIO imprint. Dr. Maniotes, a former National Board Certified teacher, literacy expert, instructional coach and school leader, now works as a consultant providing professional development to educators to implement Guided Inquiry Design, a best practice for teaching and learning in the information age. Find out more about Dr. Maniotes online here.


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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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